Temperatures were about 10 degrees above normal this afternoon. Pretty typical of our warmish January, to date. The mild times will come to at least a brief end this weekend. First, another above-normal one seems likely to close the workweek tomorrow.

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Through tonight: Skies will be mainly clear and winds light. It won’t be nearly as cold as last night, with temperatures dipping to a range between the mid-20s and mid-30s for lows.

View the current weather at The Washington Post.

Tomorrow (Friday): It will be another mild day ahead of a cold front that will change things this weekend. Skies will be mostly to partly sunny as highs reach the mid-40s to near 50. Winds will be from the west around 5 to 10 mph, with gusts near 20 or 25 mph.

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Winter? We haven’t seen much winter yet. Running almost five degrees above normal this month in Washington, winter is so far in the Top 10 warmest on record. But things may change. In addition to the winter storm threats on the horizon, it seems we’re on the cusp of a consistently colder pattern.

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