I am just going to come right out and say it: Sunday’s weather will be miserable. The first day of December will feature lots of rain, cool temps and a not-so-comfortable east wind off the water. Much of tomorrow will be a washout, with a slight reprieve coming by late afternoon. The precipitation, however, will fill back in by Sunday night through Monday, and this time, it may be cold enough in all locations for a few flakes to mix in.

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Through tonight: Mostly cloudy but dry for the remainder of Saturday. Rain showers advancing from the southwest should make it to the D.C. area sometime after 2 a.m. Lows will range from about 35 to 40 degrees in and around the District, so any precipitation that does fall should remain in the form of liquid. Winds will pick up out of the east at 5 to 10 mph.


Nationals Park is looking quite enchanted tonight. Wolfkann via Flickr. (Wolfkann/Wolfkann)

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Tomorrow (Sunday): Rain intensity will increase throughout the morning and afternoon hours. Upward of half to three-quarters of an inch of rainfall is likely before the precipitation begins to tail off between 3 and 4 p.m. Temperatures will settle in the mid-40s, with a rather raw east wind at 5 to 10 mph. Scattered showers and even some mixed precipitation will come Sunday night, with lows ranging from 32 to 38 degrees.

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A dreary NFL Sunday: Take a look at some of these forecasts for tomorrow’s early slate (1 p.m. Eastern time) of NFL games. Nearly every game will be affected by the same strong system. I guess this is why it’s a good idea to watch December football from home and not in person.

San Francisco @ Baltimore: Highs in the low 40s with moderate to heavy rainfall and winds out of the east at 10 mph.

Green Bay @ New York Giants: Highs in the upper 30s with rain mixing with sleet. Winds out of the east at 10 to 15 mph with wind chill values in the upper 20s.

Cleveland @ Pittsburgh: Highs 48 to 52 with scattered showers and winds out of the southeast at 10 to 15 mph

New York Jets @ Cincinnati: Highs in the low 40s with strong southwest winds gusting to 30 mph at times. Wind chill values in the 30s.

Washington @ Carolina: Isolated thunderstorms and strong southwest winds gusting to 30 mph.

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