Right now (Thursday): Showers are doable all through the day, although the steadiest rain could focus within the morning when there may additionally be some patchy fog. Rain could then pause for a time within the afternoon. Temperatures are hotter, with highs primarily within the mid-50s, however readings could differ fairly a bit from south (highs close to 60 in Fredericksburg) to north (nearer to 50 in Baltimore) throughout the area. Southeast winds are on the sunshine aspect. Confidence: Medium
Tonight: As the center of the storm passes by within the night, the rumble of thunder is feasible as heavier showers move via, particularly in our southern areas. After midnight, winds construct from the north and strengthen, gusting to close 30 mph. Temperatures drop sharply in response to round 35 to 40 by daybreak, besides low 40s within the District and south and east. Confidence: Medium-Excessive
Tomorrow (Friday): Showers linger into the morning, with most areas ending up with near an inch of rain for a storm complete. The rain briefly could combine with or change to snow earlier than subsiding, particularly in our colder areas. Winds stay sturdy and gusty (as much as 40 mph) from the north. This pushes a lot drier air into the world, and skies clear within the afternoon. Temperatures battle to climb regardless of the clearing, with highs primarily within the mid-40s. Confidence: Medium-Excessive
Tomorrow evening: Primarily clear skies with diminishing north winds present alternative to exit and sneak a peek on the crescent moon, Mars and the brilliant star Aldebaran within the western sky. In a single day lows dip to the mid- to higher 20s. Confidence: Excessive
A glance forward
The solar rises due east Saturday because the equinox happens simply earlier than daybreak. Clear skies preserve the solar on full show, however cool air is sluggish to cede floor. Highs are primarily within the low 50s, however at the least winds are gentle. In a single day, the calm winds enable for an additional chilly evening, with lows within the mid- to higher 20s, besides low 30s downtown. Confidence: Excessive
Sunday is a significantly better ambassador of spring, with highs within the mid-50s below primarily sunny skies and lightweight breezes. In a single day skies stay clear with lows ranging via the 30s. Confidence: Medium-Excessive
Sunshine stays considerable on Monday, and highs ought to attain the higher 50s. Confidence: Medium
Snow potential index
A each day evaluation of the potential for at the least one inch of snow within the subsequent week, on a 0-10 scale.
1/10 (→): Rain could combine with or finish as moist snow early Friday, however for accumulation (of an inch or extra), even a 1 out of 10 is beneficiant.