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Wednesday is the pick of the week. Highs in DMV region near 60

A chilly to cold end of the week.

WASHINGTON — Clear and cold overnight with lows from the mid 20s to low 30s. Warmer Wednesday ahead of the next cold front with highs near 60. We stay dry and chilly Thursday and cold Friday.

A look at our snowfall predictions and current stats are at the bottom of this page.

Quick Forecast:
Overnight: Clear and cold. Low: 33.
Wednesday: Sunny and warmer. High: 59.
Thursday: Partly cloudy, breezy and chilly. High: 51.

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Forecast Discussion:
Cold overnight with low temperatures falling back into the 20s and lower 30s by daybreak Wednesday. High pressure over the DMV moves away tomorrow. This allows warmer air to move in Wednesday with highs well into the 50s to near 60. Another cold front arrives Wednesday night and we cool off again Thursday.

Detailed Forecast:
Overnight: Clear and cold. Lows: 26 - 34. Winds: SW 5 - 10.
Wednesday: Sunny and warmer. Highs: 55 - 60. Winds: WSW - 10.
Thursday: Partly cloudy, breezy and chilly. Highs: 46 - 51. Winds: NW 10 - 20.


 

Extended Forecast:
A bit cold again Friday with highs holding in the 40s and a northwest breeze. Wind chills will hold mainly in the 20s Friday. Saturday and Sunday look pleasant but a bit chilly. It will become cold quickly at night for social-distancing gatherings.   

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Friday: Partly cloudy, breezy and cold. Highs: 45 - 50.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and chilly. Highs: 47 - 52.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and chilly. Highs: 47 - 52.

March means that we are in Meteorological Spring with an increase of an hour and 13 minutes of daylight by March 31. We'll also see Daylight Saving Time begin on Sunday the 14th followed by the start of Astronomical Spring on Saturday the 20th.

Credit: WUSA Weather

How our winter snow prediction is doing so far.

Predicted seasonal snowfall for winter 2020 - 2021.

Credit: tshutt

We are doing well at National and Dulles. The total snowfall for Winchester is 19.7", Hagerstown's total is 26.1" and Cumberland coming in with 25.9". All are still verifying well but we must still make it through March.

Credit: tshutt
Credit: tshutt

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