We dealt with showers much of the day, although in most spots, the rain didn’t amount to much. Given rain yesterday and last night, it’s still rather wet. It’s wet and raw, given highs a good bit below normal in the low-to-mid 40s. This slow-moving storm system plaguing the region is almost done with us, at least as far as precipitation. Wind isn’t going anywhere.
Through Tonight: The band of precipitation hanging over the region most of the day continues to dissipate this evening. We may still see showers through about 8 to 10 p.m., but they will be quite light overall. As the atmosphere becomes colder, rain may mix with or change to snow. Any snow should be of the conversational variety, not amounting to anything on the ground. Lows are in the near-30 to mid-30s zone. Winds remain stiff out of the northwest around 10 to 20 mph, with gusts near or past 30 mph.
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Tomorrow (Tuesday): We’re mainly in between cold pockets aloft, which should promote at least partly sunny skies. It may even end up mostly clear as highs range from the mid-40s to near 50. Winds could increase for a time in the morning, largely sustained in the 15 to 20 mph range, with gusts of 30 to near 40 mph. By afternoon, they begin to taper off.
Brrr: The District is going through the longest sustained chilly spell of the year. Following a November that was 3.5 degrees below normal, more cool weather is expected for much of the week. Of course, our normals are still dropping fairly quickly, with the first average high in the 40s coming on Dec. 7 in the city. There are also signs that there may be a warmer spell around the corner. We’ll be watching.
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