WASHINGTON — Get ready for a cool off Tuesday with highs in the upper 70s to near 80.  You can open a window tonight and let in a cool breeze with lows in the 50s and 60s. Mild weather sticks around for most of the week. 

QUICK FORECAST 
Tuesday: Morning clouds and showers give way to afternoon sunshine. High: 80.
Tuesday Night: Clear & cooler. Low: 62.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and beautiful. High: 77.

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FORECAST DISCUSSION:

An onshore flow brings in more cloud cover Tuesday with temperatures about 10 degrees cooler than Monday.  Tuesday's high temps will be in the 70s to around 80. A few showers are possible in the morning. Clouds give way to increasing sunshine through the afternoon.

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From there, a great stretch of fall weather finishes the work week. Wednesday starts with morning lows in the 50s in the suburbs to low 60s in the city. The afternoon will be sunny and mild but not warm with highs in the mid and upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LOWS
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DETAILED FORECAST:
Tuesday: Morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine. Isolated morning shower. Highs: 75 - 80. Winds: NE - 10.
Tuesday Night: Clear to Partly cloudy & cooler. Lows: 52 - 62. NE - 10.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and beautiful. Highs: 74 - 78. Winds: ENE - 10.

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EXTENDED FORECAST

The finish to the work week will be a great stretch and taste of fall. Expect mild but not hot afternoons with plentiful sunshine. Nights will be mostly clear, crisp and cool with 50s and even 40s in some spots along I-81. Dry weather will prevail. Through the weekend, temps heat back up through the 80s, but it still looks dry with humidity still in check. 

Thursday: Sunny and mild. Highs: Mid 70s.
Friday: Sunny and seasonable. Highs: Around 80.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs: Mid 80s.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and hotter. Highs: Mid to upper 80s.


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