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Washington DC weather for April 8: clouds and sun, breezy at times

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Brian's exclusive forecast for Washington DC:

Today: Clouds and sun. Mild and breezy at times. The high will be in the mid to upper 60s.

Tonight: Mostly clear with a low in the mid to upper 40s.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and pleasant with a high in the lower 60s.

Wednesday Night: Clear with a low in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

Thursday: Mostly sunny and pleasant with a high in the middle 60s.

The extended forecast calls for clouds and sun on Friday with a slight chance of a shower. The low will be in the lower 50s and the high will be in the upper 60s. Mostly sunny on Sunday with a low in the middle 50s and a high in the lower 70s. Mostly sunny on Monday with a low in the middle 50s and a high in the lower 70s. Clouds and sun on Tuesday with a slight chance of a shower. The low will be in the middle 50s and the high will be in the upper 60s.

Weather Summary

Today is mild and breezy day in Baltimore and Washington with noon temperatures in the lower 60s across the region. Winds are gusting over 30 miles per hour at times due to a westerly flow of air rushing in on the western side of the front. The cold front will reach the eastern seaboard this afternoon. Cloudiness will gradually break and move eastward. During the overnight hours, winds will diminish to near calm and the sky will clear. This will allow temperatures to drop back into the 40s by morning. On Wednesday, a sunny and less windy day is anticipated with highs rebounding into the 60s. High pressure will continue to build over the Middle Atlantic states on Thursday and Friday resulting in plenty of early spring sunshine and highs in the 60s to lower 70s. A cold front will sweep across the area on Friday with some cloudiness and perhaps a few scattered rain showers; however, most areas will remain dry and temperatures will be mild with highs approaching 70 degrees. The upcoming weekend will feature a clearing sky on Saturday and Sunday with sunshine. Lows over the weekend will be in the 40s to near 50 and highs will climb into the 60s. The long-range outlook indicates a return to colder temperatures later next week with readings about ten degrees below normal which would equate to lows in the 30s and highs in the 50s.

Regional Weather Information

Baltimore average lows and highs

Washington average lows and highs

National Weather Service daily weather discussion

Baltimore/Washington National Weather Service

Chesapeake Bay marine forecast

Mid-Atlantic radar loop

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