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Washington DC weather for April 13: breezy with summer-like warmth

National Weather Service forecast map
National Weather Service forecast map
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Brian's exclusive forecast for Washington DC:

Today: Variable cloudiness, warm, and breezy with a high in the upper 70s to lower 80s, except lower 70s near the bay.

Tonight: Variable cloudiness and mild with a low around 60.

Monday: Clouds and sun early, then more clouds later in the afternoon with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Cloudy with a chance of showers and thundershowers. Low around 60.

Tuesday: Cloudy and much cooler with showers and thundershowers. Temperature falling through the 50s.

The extended forecast calls for clouds and sun on Wednesday with a low in the mid 30s and a high in the mid 50s. Mostly sunny on Thursday with a low in the mid 30s and a high in the mid 50s. Mostly cloudy on Friday with a low around 40 and a high in the upper 50s. Mostly cloudy on Saturday with a chance of rain showers. The low will be in the upper 40s and the high will be around 60.

Weather Summary

Temperatures this Sunday afternoon are in the lower 80s in Baltimore, Washington, and Annapolis. Readings are a few degrees cooler right along the bay shore. A southerly flow around high pressure to our east will create breezy conditions at times today, but temperatures will be warm again with highs in the low to mid 80s. On Monday, more clouds will overspread the region as a cold front approaches the Middle Atlantic states from the west. Most of the rain should hold off until Monday night, but on Tuesday widespread showers and even a few thunderstorms can be expected on Tuesday into Tuesday night. In addition to the rainfall, temperatures will be significantly cooler on Tuesday with readings falling through the 50s. Even colder air will surge into the area on Tuesday night as readings fall into the 30s with rain showers ending around midnight. As the front clears the area on Wednesday, a cool northwest flow of air will move into the region. Highs on Wednesday may stay in the lower 50s, about fifteen degrees cooler than average for the middle of April. The mercury will return to more seasonal levels later next week as daytime highs rebound into the 50s to lower 60s.

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