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High temperatures may not get out of the 40s either day. Rain chances rise a bit for Sunday.

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Dozens of records have fallen as high temperatures have soared into the 80s, some 15 to 20 degrees above normal.

It’s about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday, but pretty close to average. Clouds again try to shroud the weekend and occasional raindrops may visit.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Temperatures are down about 10 degrees tomorrow. That's closer to normal for the time of year.

The clouds were formed as a result of a phenomenon known as Kelvin-Helmholtz instability.


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A few wet snowflakes can’t even be ruled out predawn Saturday, mainly northwest of the District.

  • David Streit
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A cold front passes tonight. Gusts may keep it feeling cool, but temperatures are a bit above normal.

Changes still appear afoot, although they may get pushed back toward the second half of the month.

Jason Persoff shares the secrets of photographing high-definition crystal images of snowflakes.

Temperatures trend milder today and tomorrow before a colder Friday and weekend.

This dreary weather persists at least until Wednesday morning. We may see some sun peek through during the afternoon.

The broad consensus seems to favor near to slightly below average snowfall for the region.

The best chance to stay dry comes Thursday.

  • David Streit
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It's seasonably chilly tonight as clouds increase. Periodic showers begin tomorrow.

Cold, stormy weather will persist in the West while parts of the mid-South see heavy rain and possible flooding. The East will be unsettled, too.

Showers are in the forecast between Tuesday and Friday.

Temperatures will drop below freezing tonight but will warm back up to around 50 degrees on Monday.

  • Greg Porter
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A classic example of a standing wave lenticular cloud is seen in a time lapse from Argentina.

It’s a tad chilly for this time of year through tomorrow, but still decently pleasant, especially during the afternoons.

  • Molly Robey
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Temperatures will quickly fall into the 20s and 30s overnight tonight.

  • Greg Porter
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Temperatures should spike into the 60s today after the rain. Warmth is fleeting with a cold front passing late.

It's a half warm and half not-so-warm weekend. At least rain should be out of here by lunchtime Saturday.

This past November was yet another recent fall or winter month with tornado activity more typical of springtime.

  • Jacob Feuerstein
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Wednesday and Thursday both featured beautiful colors, and the sunsets came together for different reasons.

It's pretty nice for early December today, briefly warmer tomorrow, then turning chillier again.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Fri.

-- /49°

Sat.

partlycloudyday
32° /45°

Sun.

rain
37° /47°
Drop 40%

Mon.

partlycloudyday
37° /47°

Tue.

sunny_clear
29° /45°

Wed.

rain
27° /43°
Drop 30%
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