With highs in the mid- and upper 40s, today was the coldest of this fall, and since early April 2021. Even with a lot of sun, there was a bite thanks to gusty northwest winds. We’re set up for the coldest night of fall thus far in many places. We might even tally out the first freeze for the city. It will be less uncomfortable into the weekend, but temperatures stay on the cool side overall.

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Through tonight: Any clouds of the day will dissipate as we head into the night. As winds also slacken, pretty much the whole area will dip to or below freezing tonight, with lows ranging from the mid-20s to low 30s. Washington may get its first official freeze, although much of the area has already seen one. The average date for the first freeze in D.C. is Nov. 17.

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Tomorrow (Saturday): There will be a mix of sun and clouds, perhaps leaning somewhat toward clouds. However, it will be considerably more pleasant than Friday, just given the significantly lower wind speeds. Highs will be within a few degrees of 50. Winds will turn to from the south around 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: As the next front approaches, clouds will be numerous. I think we will stay dry much or all of the daylight period. Shower odds will increase heading into evening. Temperatures will reach for the mid-50s, and perhaps the upper 50s in spots. Winds will be from the south around 5 to 10 mph ahead of the front.

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