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PM Update: Clearing tonight and seasonably cool Tuesday

There’s a bit of a wind chill as northwest winds kick up

Cherry blossoms ready for their close-up. (Jeanette.Cook/Flickr)
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Some passing showers in the area today didn’t amount to much. Temperatures were pretty close to normal, with highs around 60 degrees. A weak cold front sweeping the region will stop any rain from falling here tomorrow. It’s on the cool side but pretty nice overall.

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Through Tonight: A few more showers will roam into early evening. Skies should trend mainly clear into tonight. Near 40 to the mid-40s should do it for lows. Northwest winds are expected to blow around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday): Partly sunny conditions should reign. A northwest wind should be gusty at times, as highs range from the mid-50s to near 60.

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Pollen update: Tree pollen is high at 119.5 grains per cubic meter of air. Grass pollen and mold spores are low.

Warming up: Washington reached the 60-degree average high mark over the weekend and is climbing about half a degree a day. We should continue warming at that rate for much of April before slowing down as our average high rises into the 70s.

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