It was our 27th straight warmer-than-normal day as temperatures soared into the upper 50s. Such days might be numbered for a while, so I do hope you had a chance to enjoy it. A line of gusty showers is likely to sweep through the region this evening as a cold front swings by. It will deliver much colder, January-like air tomorrow as well as windy conditions.

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Through tonight: Clouds increase this evening as a cold front approaches. We may see some showers blow through from mid-evening until about midnight. They could be briefly heavy but shouldn’t amount to much, in general. Winds kick up out of the northwest, with some gusts over 30 mph possible. Lows are mainly in the mid- and upper 30s.

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Tomorrow (Wednesday): Some cloudiness may hang around into the morning, but the skies are otherwise largely sunny. Temperatures are about 10 to 15 degrees colder than today as highs range from about 42 to 48 degrees. Winds make it feel a good 5 to 10 degrees colder, sustained at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 35 mph or so possible.

Dusk at the Reflecting Pool. (Carol Jean Stalun/Flickr)

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Wintertime severe weather: The storm system passing to our north and sending a cold front our way has delivered some severe weather to parts of the Ohio Valley and into Pennsylvania. An unusual midwinter tornado was recorded in Ohio this morning.

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