WASHINGTON — We start the week with high pressure in control giving us sunny and dry weather for Presidents Day. There are more 50s in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday. However, we're watching for showers on Tuesday as a cold front crosses the DMV.

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QUICK FORECAST: 
Monday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and cool High: 52.
Monday Night: Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 38.
Tuesday: Mild, with clouds increasing, afternoon and evening showers. High: 57.


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FORECAST DISCUSSION:
Presidents Day looks nice after a decent Sunday, with highs in the low 50s. Expect the dry and mild weather to keep going through Tuesday morning. A chance for showers moves in Tuesday afternoon. Breezy and colder weather follows for Wednesday.

DETAILED FORECAST:
Monday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 50-54. Winds: NE 5-10.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 34-40. Winds: ESE 5-10.
Tuesday: Clouds increasing, showers in the afternoon and evening. Highs 52-58. Winds: SSW 5-10.

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DETAILED FORECAST:
Monday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Highs 48-54. Winds: N to NE 5-10.
Monday Night: Partly to mostly cloudy. Lows 34-40. Winds: SE 5-10.
Tuesday: Clouds increasing, showers in the afternoon and evening. Highs 52-58. Winds: S to SW 5-10.

Extended Forecast:
A cold front late Tuesday brings a cold and dry second half to the week. Highs Thursday and Friday will mostly be in the 30s with temperatures recovering some for the weekend which looks dry.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy to mostly sunny, breezy and colder. Windy. Highs: Around 50.
Thursday: Partly cloudy and much colder. Highs: Around 40.
Friday: Sunny and cold. Highs: upper 30s.
Saturday: Sunny and milder. Highs: mid to upper 40s.




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