WASHINGTON — Weather Watch Alert Wednesday for rain and gusty winds. Breezy and much colder Thursday.
Wednesday: Rain and showers, especially in the morning. Very windy. Highs: 61.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, breezy and cold. High: 48.
The heaviest rain and showers will be this morning, slowing the commute down. Winds will ramp up after the morning commute and remain gusty into the afternoon. The rain and showers move out Wednesday afternoon. The commute home will be dry.
With potential wind gusts as high as 45 mph, make sure you secure any holiday decorations ahead of Wednesday or bring them inside for the day.
Plan on a breezy and cold Thursday. Winds will only gust 15 to 20 mph. With temperatures only in the 40s, it will feel quite brisk for outdoor plans Thursday; an appropriately cooler start to December!
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Wednesday: Rain and showers, especially in the morning. Very windy. Highs: 57–62. Winds: SSW 20–30, gusts up to 45 mph.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, breezy and cold. Highs: 44–48. Winds: NW 10–20.
Long Range Forecast:
We'll close out the week on a bright note Friday with temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. Rain and showers return Saturday ahead of a cold front that will knock high temperatures from near 60 Saturday back into the 50s for Sunday.
Yet more rain showers are forecast next week, starting Monday evening.
Friday: Mostly Sunny and pleasant. Highs: 49–53.
Saturday: Cloudy, breezy and mild with rain and showers. Highs: 55–60.
Sunday: Partly cloudy, breezy. Highs: 49 - 54.
Monday: PM showers. Highs: 40s to around 50.