DC: Warm Stretch of Days for the Cherry Blossom Festival

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
April 12, 2014; 12:01 AM ET
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Play video Experts Elliot Abrams and Evan Myers offer an analysis on the weather in this video.

The warm weather pattern in Washington, D.C., will peak on Sunday and Monday but will feature several days of ideal outdoor conditions.

Highs are forecast to be in the 70s through Saturday. Highs Sunday and Monday are forecast to be close to 80 F.

While a shower or thunderstorm is expected on Friday, the best chance for a period of steady rain lasting a few hours will be Friday night.

Saturday and Sunday will feature dry weather with sunshine and a few clouds.

A balmy breeze is forecast on Monday with enough sunshine to drive temperatures to near 80 degrees. For much of the East, Monday will be the warmest day since early October.

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