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PM Update: Very cold temperatures tonight

A bright and chilly morning at Constitution Gardens.

The coldest night of the season is upon us. As the gusty winds from the daytime settle down, temperatures are going to drop quite a bit. It’s also very dry outside, so keep a humidifier on in your house tonight if you can. Things will start to moderate a bit throughout the week, with much milder temperatures expected by Thanksgiving.

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Through tonight: Winds will begin to calm down over the next few hours, leaving us with clear, calm and cold conditions overnight. Temperatures will probably fall into the teens outside the Beltway. Closer to D.C., temperatures will settle in the low 20s.

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Tomorrow (Monday): A very chilly start, but temperatures will recover back to normal values for this time of year. Skies will be mostly sunny, and highs will top out in the upper 40s with just a light south wind at 5 to 10 mph. Clear and not as cold tomorrow night, with lows in the mid- to upper 20s and a light south wind at 5 mph.

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Record cold? Probably not, but it’s worth keeping an eye on just how cold things get tonight. Here are tonight’s record lows (and forecast lows) for the major climate sites around the region.

Site
11/21 record low
11/21/22 forecast low
Washington-National (DCA)
18F (1872)
26F
Washington-Dulles (IAD)
16F (1969)
17F
Baltimore (BWI)
16F (1951)
21F
Annapolis (NAK)
22F (1987)
27F

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