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PM Update: Cool tonight, warm on Thursday; severe weather presentation April 16

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It was another mostly delightful day, though some afternoon cloudiness and even a sprinkle or two mainly south and west of the area might have briefly made it less than perfect. Highs ranging from the low 60s to upper 60s today head higher overall tomorrow, and we should see more complete sunshine as well!

Through Tonight: Skies will tend to clear as we lose the heating of the day, and we end up mostly clear overnight. With light winds and dry air, it might feel a little chilled by morning as lows make the upper 30s to mid-40s.

Tomorrow (Thursday): Beautiful. Details? … It’s a mostly sunny day with winds from the south and southwest around 10 to 15 mph at peak. Best part: highs near 70 or into to the low 70s! Spring has taken hold.

See Dan Stillman’s forecast through the weekend. And if you haven’t already, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. For related traffic news, check out Dr. Gridlock.

Capitol cherry blossoms on April 8, 2014. (Ian Livingston)

Severe weather discussion: On April 16, DC-AMS will be hosting their April meeting at The Washington Post as the Capital Weather Gang joins for a discussion on severe storms and tornado chasing. Our severe weather expert Jeff Halverson will be discussing mid-Atlantic derecho events, with a focus on the major one that hit in June 2012. I will also give a presentation on storm chasing in the Great Plains, with a focus on May 2013, and lots of pictures. The event will be held at The Washington Post Auditorium (1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C) at 7:15 p.m.

Register for the event! – open to the public, RSVP by April 14

Note: You will need to show your ID when you arrive and the guard will check your name off the RSVP list.

Ian Livingston is a forecaster/photographer and information lead for the Capital Weather Gang. By day, Ian is a defense and national security researcher at a D.C. think tank.
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