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November's Warm Welcome Quickly Turns Cold

Dan Stillman @ 12:15 PM

In the wake of a warm Halloween, the first day of November brings us another warm treat. So, where's the trick? Mother Nature has it up her sleeves in the form of much colder air for tomorrow and into the weekend.


Forecast Confidence: Medium-HighOne more warm day. There's a slight chance of an isolated shower today as a cold front slowly approaches from the west. Otherwise, I expect a mixture of clouds and sun with highs near 70. Tonight, the evening should bring increasing clouds and a 25 percent chance of a shower as the front gets closer, followed by a better chance of showers (40%) as the front passes through during the overnight hours and toward dawn. Lows near 50.


Forecast Confidence: HighTurning windy and much cooler. The weather turns more November-like behind the front. Morning showers should give way to partly sunny skies by lunchtime, but temperatures will struggle to rise against a stiff wind from the northwest at 15-20 mph. Highs only in the mid 50s. Overnight, breezy and mostly clear with lows in the low-to-mid 30s.

Pictured: The sun tries to peek through clouds overhead of an embassy near Dupont Circle yesterday, by photographer Ian Livingston.


Forecast Confidence: HighBrisk day, chilly night. Mostly sunny and not as windy, though still a cold breeze in the air, with highs only in the upper 40s to near 50. Overnight, diminishing winds and clear skies means plummeting temperatures. Lows in the low 30s in town, mid-to-upper 20s in the burbs.

The Weekend

Forecast Confidence: HighQuiet and cool. With high pressure firmly in control, both days look to be mostly sunny and dry with light winds. After a high near 50 on Saturday, lows on Saturday night should drop to the low-to-mid 30s downtown, mid-to-upper 20s in the burbs. Sunday is looking a bit warmer as highs reach the mid 50s, possibly the upper 50s.


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