QUICK FORECAST:

Tonight: Clear to partly cloudy & cold. Low: 32.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy & pleasant. High: 50.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, breezy & cool with rain and showers. High: 50.

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FORECAST DISCUSSION:

Colder tonight as winds diminish allowing temps to fall into the mid 20s in the suburbs and low 30s Downtown.

Wednesday will be one more dry day to savor with partly cloudy skies, light winds and highs around 50.

Our break from rain lasts for two more days before more showers and periods of rain return starting around noon Thursday. Click here to learn more about the rain on the way.

DETAILED FORECAST:

Tonight: Clear to partly cloudy & cold. Lows: 24 - 34. Winds: NW 5 - 10.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy & pleasant. Highs: 47 - 52. Winds: S - 10.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, breezy & cool with rain and showers. Highs: 47 - 52. Winds: S/E 10 - 15.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK:

A wet pattern returns to finish the work week as a big low pressure system tracks into the Mid-Atlantic. This will bring showers/rain to the area starting late Thursday, lasting through Friday and clearing some time Friday night. Friday turns unseasonably warm with highs in the 60s! App users click here.

Click here to learn more about the timing of rain/showers/t-storms.

The winter solstice is on Friday at 5:23 PM. Christmas is just around the corner as well! Click here to see DC's odds of a white Christmas.

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Thursday: Increasing cloudiness, windy & mild. PM rain & showers. Highs in the low to mid 50s.

Friday: Cloudy, windy and warm with rain, showers & t-storms. highs in the low to mid 60s.

Saturday: Returning partly sunny, windy at times and not as warm. Mountain snow showers. Highs on either side of 50 degrees.

Sunday: Partly cloudy and chilly. Highs in the upper 40s.

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