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The week ahead: Mostly warm, briefly cool, seldom wet

Jason Samenow @ 11:00 PM

There will be plenty of good weather to spread around this week. The only exception may occur late Wednesday into Thursday morning as a front comes through and produces a shower or two. As it stands, each afternoon should have sunshine and temperatures ranging from 65-85 depending on the day--details for which follow...


Nice Day StampGorgeous. High pressure will build eastward, taking hold of the Mid-Atlantic. As a result, skies will be mostly sunny, with temperatures rising into the mid 70s. Overnight, it will be clear and cool, with lows 45-55 (suburbs-city).

Week at a Glance

Warmest Day: Wednesday (High of 85)
Coolest Day: Friday (High of 67)
Dry Days: Monday, Tuesday and Friday-Sunday.
Rain Chances: Wednesday night (50%) and Thursday morning (50%)
The Week's Wild Card: The timing of the frontal passage Wednesday into Thursday -- could occur as early as Wednesday evening or as late as Thursday mid-day.
Climatological Average High/Low: 73-71/56-52

Pictured: A scene at Fiesta DC in Mt. Pleasant Sunday. By photographer Ian Livingston.


Forecast Confidence: High-Very HighSunny and warm. Not so cold high pressure will be centered over the area. As a result we'll have sunny skies, calm winds and unseasonably warm temperatures, with highs 80-85. Overnight, it will be clear and comfortable, with lows 52-60 (suburbs-city).

Pictured: Saturday morning's sunrise. By photographer Kevin Ambrose.


Forecast Confidence: HighVery warm. The high will move offshore, and winds will turn southerly. Despite some high clouds moving in during the afternoon, temperatures will be very warm, with highs near 85. Overnight, a cold front will approach, resulting in increasing clouds and showers a good possibility (about a 50% chance). Lows should be near 60.


Forecast Confidence: Medium-HighMorning showers, pm clearing? The cold front should pass through the area during the morning with a few lingering showers. By afternoon, the sun is likely to re-emerge, with highs near 70 under a brisk northwesterly wind. Overnight, it should be mostly clear and cool, with lows 43-50 (suburbs-city).


Forecast Confidence: Medium-HighCool. Canadian high pressure will build southeastward helping to cool us down. Despite more sun than clouds, temperatures will struggle to get out of the mid 60s. Friday night will be clear and crisp, with lows 38-48 (suburbs-city)

The Weekend

Forecast Confidence: Medium-HighModerating temperatures. High pressure will be centered over the Northeast on Saturday. We'll have light northerly winds and pleasant temperatures, with highs 70-75. Saturday night's skies should be clear, with lows 42-52 (suburbs-city). Sunday, as the high moves offshore, winds should turn southerly, with highs 75-80.

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