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Will Hurricane Sandy rain on Marine Corps Marathon?

Some good news: some of the latest model guidance suggests rain from Hurricane Sandy won’t arrive until after the Marine Corps Marathon planned for this Sunday. And winds will be just starting to slowly increase.

Here’s our latest thinking.

Race time temperatures: Mid-50s early morning to near 60 early afternoon

Chance of rain: 20 percent chance of showers early morning to 40 percent early afternoon

Winds: 10-15 mph in the early morning, increasing to 15-20 mph by early afternoon, out of the north

Sky conditions: Mostly cloudy

Related: Marine Corps Marathon: What you need to know this weekend

This forecast is highly subject to change, so please stay tuned for updates.

Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.
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