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We have one more cloudy day before the sun returns Thursday

The weekend looks chilly but dry.

WASHINGTON — Keep the layers and rain gear handy at least through Tuesday night...but some showers could stick around through Wednesday.

Quick Forecast:
Overnight: Cloudy, breezy and chilly with showers. Low: 51.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a few showers possible, mainly in the morning. High: 64.
Wednesday Night: Clearing skies. Low: 53.
Thursday: Partly to mostly sunny and warmer. High: 75.

Forecast Discussion:

More showers overnight and chilly with lows mainly in the 40s.  

Wednesday will be a bit of a transition day with a few showers possible in the morning with otherwise mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will also be a bit milder in the low 60s. 

Thursday is when the really nice weather returns! Mostly sunny and warmer Thursday with highs in the 70s.

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Detailed Forecast:
Overnight: Cloudy, breezy and chilly with showers. Lows: 46 - 52. Winds: NW 10 - 15 +.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a few morning showers possible. Highs: 60 - 65. NW 10 - 15.
Wednesday Night: Clearing skies. Lows: 46 - 54. Winds: N 10.
Thursday: Partly to mostly sunny and nice. Highs: 72 - 77.
Thursday: Partly to mostly sunny and warmer. Highs: 72 - 77. Winds: SW - 10.

Long Range Forecast:
It turns cooler again by the end of the week as a strong cold front sweeps across the area. After hitting the 70s on Friday, temperatures will fall to the 60s by Friday evening. Gusty wind will return for the end of the week and start of the weekend, too, so keep that in mind if you're doing any holiday decorating.

This weekend will be chilly and sunny, with 60s during the day, and cold overnight lows in the 40s and even some 30s!

Extended Outlook: 

Friday: Partly cloudy, turning cooler by evening. Highs: 70 - 75, falling in the afternoon.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. Breezy and chilly. Highs: 56 - 61.
Sunday: Very nice. Sunny. Highs: 60 - 65.

Credit: WUSA Weather
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