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D.C. area forecast: A dry week which slowly warms up before weekend chill


Today: Variably cloudy. 50-55. | Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy. 34-41. | Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. 51-56. | Get Express Forecast9 by E-mail


Today (Monday): Some of us awaken to fog, and clouds are prevalent through the morning from an ocean storm off to our southeast. By afternoon, some sunshine is possible with highs in the low 50s. Winds are from the north at 5-10 mph. Confidence: Medium-High

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy skies keep temperatures from falling too fast. Still, it’s chilly enough, with lows from the mid-30s in the cooler suburbs to the low 40s downtown. Confidence: Medium-High

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Tomorrow (Tuesday): Moist flow from the northeast (5-10 mph) keeps us on the cloudy side, but we remain precipitation-free. Highs are once again in the low 50s, with perhaps some mid-50s if the sun breaks through in the afternoon. Confidence: Medium-High

Tomorrow night: Just like the night prior, we have considerable cloud cover and seasonably cool overnight lows, ranging from the mid-30s to near 40 (downtown). Winds are light from the northeast, mainly 5 mph or less. Confidence: Medium-High


Stellar conditions Wednesday through Friday with increasing sunshine and a warming trend. Highs in the mid-to-upper 50s Wednesday warm to around 60 Thanksgiving day and up to 60-65 on Black Friday. Overnight lows generally range from the low 30s in the colder suburbs to near 40 downtown, under mostly clear skies. Confidence: Medium-High

A fairly strong cold front zips through the region Friday night, and temperatures tumble for the weekend. Saturday is partly cloudy, windy and quite cool, with highs just 45-50. Breezy and very cold Saturday night, with lows 27-33 (suburbs-city). Winds relax some Sunday and skies are sunny, but it remains chilly, with highs again 45-50. Confidence: Medium

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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