A somewhat subjective rating of the day's weather, on a scale of 0 to 10.

3/10: A rainy and rather cool day, but better midweek than on the weekend.


Today: Periods of rain likely, a few thunderstorms possible. Highs: 60s to near 70.
Tonight: Evening showers likely. Lows: 50s to near 60.
Tomorrow: Partly to mostly sunny, low humidity. Highs: Mid-70s.

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Periods of rain and cool temperatures are the story today. We could see a few thunderstorms as well, but not as intense as yesterday's storms. Showers may linger into this evening. But then it's clear sailing tomorrow through the weekend, with 70s and low humidity.

Today (Wednesday): With a cold front draped across the area, periods of rain are likely today, with a few thunderstorms possible as well. And thanks to the rain, overcast skies, and a cool breeze from the northwest around 10 mph, temperatures are mainly steady in the 60s to near 70. Confidence: Medium-High

Tonight: Showers remain likely during the evening, but should then move off to our east by 1 a.m. or so. Lows fall back into the 50s to near 60 under mostly cloudy skies through most of the night, with decreasing clouds toward morning. Confidence: Medium

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Tomorrow (Thursday): Beautiful weather returns as higher pressure builds in behind the front. Skies should be partly to mostly sunny, and highs head for the mid-70s with low humidity (dew points in the 50s, perhaps even down into the 40s). Winds come from the west around 10 mph. Confidence: High

Rain at Wolf Trap before last night’s Sting concert. (Andrew Szente via Twitter)


Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and on the cool side. Lows should get down into the 50s area-wide, with light winds. Confidence: High


High pressure dominates Friday through Sunday, bringing bright skies and refreshing air. Highs should top out in the 70s each day with low humidity and light winds. Nighttime lows dip to the 50s to near 60. Confidence: Medium-High