Mild weather is in store for much of the weekend around Washington, D.C., with temperatures reaching into the lower 60s.
Sudden fluctuations are possible on the Potomac River as ice may begin to break and shift.
This mild pattern will soon come to an end.
A weak system will delivering a period of rain that will eventually mix with wet snow Sunday night. The snow will accumulate a fresh coating to an inch across the northern and western suburbs.
Another weak system may swing through with a bit of rain and snow on Tuesday.
A third system will have to be watched for the potential for more substantial snow and/or rain by Wednesday.
What was an already difficult ridge climb for accomplished ice climber Caroline George had suddenly turned scary and treacherous.
A new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Showers may make an appearance at several of this year's World Series games in both Kansas City and in San Francisco.
Storms, including Ana, are lining up over the northern Pacific, en route to the northwestern United States and British Columbia.
Attention in the tropics will turn to the swath from southeastern Mexico to Cuba and Florida, where a new tropical system may form late this week.
Austin, TX (1984)
$14 million damage from a severe hailstorm. (The storm covered 20 mi. x 5 mi. area.)
Winds aloft and from Hurricane Juan carried African locusts across the Atlantic to Dominica, St. Lucia, Jamaica and five other islands.
Tallahassee, FL (1989)
30 degrees, tied October record low.