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PM Update: Showery through Thursday

Rain showers today were a bit more prevalent than forecast. Nevertheless, temperatures were mild as advertised, reaching the upper 60s. We catch a break in the rain until late tonight before it resumes ahead of Thursday’s morning commute. Much of Thursday is mild but occasional showers continue.

Through Tonight: The slug of showers that drifted through the region this afternoon has moved off, leaving behind a dry evening commute. Late tonight, however, rain probably picks back up (70% chance). Clouds and winds from the south hold temperatures up overnight, with lows 50-55.

Thursday: The steadiest rain is likely in the morning with more showery conditions in the afternoon - with breaks in the rain certainly possible. It’s mild for one more day, with highs in the mid-60s Winds are from the southwest at 5-10 mph.

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Torrential rains in Italy: At least six people have died in northwest Italy from flash floods. The flooding as well as mudslides caused extensive damage in some towns and disrupted telecommunications and electricity. The New York Times has more and check out this dramatic video.

Denver snow, power outages: After 3-6” of heavy, wet snow (on top of remaining leaves on trees), more than 100,000 are without power around Denver according to AccuWeather. To the west of Denver, 6-12”+ fell in the foothills and mountains. The snow follows a record high of 80 degrees on Monday.

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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