It was a beautiful start to the workweek as temperature levels headed into the low and mid-70 s across the area. Clouds increased during the afternoon, especially north of the city, and we’ll see more of that in our future. A storm system slated to pass to our south is also worth watching on.
Through tonight: The air behind a cold front is increasingly cooler and drier. That assists temperature levels drop to lows in the near-40 to mid-40 s range. Skies are partly to mostly clear the first half of the night, then clouds increase into dawn. Winds are from the northwest around 5 to 10 mph, however reducing with time.
View the current weather condition at The Washington Post.
Tomorrow (Tuesday): Clouds prevail, although they might be high level and thin with breaks early. Gradually, the odds of some rain boost. Many or all of the daytime period winds up dry locally, unless you are well south of town. Highs ought to make the mid- and upper 50 s.
Pollen upgrade: Before today’s return of bright heat, the tree pollen count was low. Anticipate it to rise substantially in the days ahead.
Another southern slider: The weather condition pattern assisting the storm system passing to our south tomorrow into Wednesday is one in which we ‘d be talking snow in winter. The 3rd storm in current weeks that could have done so.
A significant unfavorable North Atlantic Oscillation, the “Greenland Block” of high pressure near that massive island, serves as a guide to drive cold and snow into our region. In this case, it’s rain, and perhaps that’s excellent news, since it’s moving a bit too far south. The majority of areas see maybe a tenth to a quarter of an inch in your area, with some places north selecting up nothing. High elevations of heaven Ridge might see some snowflakes, and perhaps a light coating
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