PM Update: Spring arrives in style with Friday feeling fine

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Following four cloud-filled days in the 40s, if not colder, today’s sunny highs near 60 were the perfect change of pace as we launched into spring.  It’s cold and crisp tonight, but Friday delivers a second straight savory day.

Through Tonight: Breeziness this evening eases as the night wears on and patchy cloud cover clears.  Lows range from the upper 20s in the colder suburbs to the mid-to-upper 30s downtown.  Winds from the west at 10-15 mph, diminish to near 5 mph by dawn.

Tomorrow (Friday): Mostly sunny, not as windy as today, and delightful.  Highs edge upwards a few degrees compared to today, peaking in the low to maybe mid-60s in the afternoon.  Winds are from the west and southwest at around 10 mph.

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Beautiful sunshine for spring’s first day (Bruce Sorrell via Flickr)
Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.
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