Redbud trees in bloom at the National Arboretum. (George Jiang/Flickr)

* Wind advisory through 8 p.m. *

After a weekend of warm and muggy conditions, today’s winds, mixed with temperatures falling into the 50s, felt on the cool side. It remains cool tonight but will start to warm back up on Tuesday.

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Through tonight: Winds are still roaring this evening, but they’ll settle down overnight. Skies remain mostly clear. It’s seasonably chilly, although most spots should avoid a freeze. Lows range mostly from the mid-30s to low 40s.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday): Another beautiful day is ahead. Skies are partly sunny, and winds are lighter. Highs reach the mid-60s to about 70. Winds around 10 to 15 mph early in the day swing around to come from the south and weaken later in the day.

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Windy: It was quite a windy day behind last night’s storms. Gusts at major reporting sites all topped 40 mph at one point or another. Here’s a look at the highest gusts so far reported:

  • Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport: 48 mph
  • Andrews Air Force Base: 46 mph
  • Dulles International Airport: 44 mph
  • Washington: 41 mph

This has caused sporadic wind damage and power outages, which may be a problem into the evening before winds taper off.

Pollen update: Tree pollen is HIGH at 772.52 grains per cubic meter. Mold spores are also high. Grass pollen is low.

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