After experiencing a freeze, gusty winds and RealFeel® temperatures in the 20s at midweek, temperatures will rebound to seasonable levels later this week around Washington, D.C.
Many folks will be able to hang up the winter coat later in the week.
Temperatures are forecast to rebound into the 50s Thursday and Friday with at least partial sunshine and less wind. Nighttime low temperatures will swing above freezing.
By the weekend, afternoon temperatures should reach at least 60 degrees.
Despite the cold weather and even snowflakes flying around the area Tuesday, the next storm system will bring rain and not snow or ice.
The next chance of rain is over the weekend with Sunday the day most likely to be the wet.
Dry weather across the western half of the country continues to spark wildfires, especially across Utah and the Northwest.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring an area of thunderstorms near Palau for potential tropical development.
Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.
Former Typhoon Matmo continues to wreak havoc across portions of China.
Stormy weather will be the theme for the weekend across the Midwest and Ohio Valley with several chances for severe thunderstorms.
A tornado touched down and wreaked havoc at Cherrystone Campground in Virginia on Thursday morning, causing two fatalities and leaving 36 injured.
Los Angeles, CA (1891)
Heat wave; 109 degrees.
Off New England (1956)
The Andrea Doria, weighing 29,000 tons was rammed by Swedish liner Stockholm, weighing 12,644 tons, near Nantucket Lightship, MA. Andrea Doria was moving westward through fog while the Stockholm moving eastward in clear weather. Andrea Doria emerged from the fog across bow of Stockholm. Andrea Doria sank 12 hours later; 51 killed by impact or drowned before or during rescue attempts.
St. Bonaventure, Quebec (1975)
A tornado struck in the early morning hours wiping out 65 percent of the town, killing 3 persons and injuring 45. 300 persons were left homeless, and at least 100 buildings were destroyed.