Despite mild day on Monday, a late-week Novemberlike chill is headed to the Washington, D.C., area.
High pressure promoted a good deal of sunshine over Washington, D.C., and mild afternoon temperatures on Monday.
The mild trend will continue through Tuesday before cold air from Canada works its way to the mid-Atlantic coast on Wednesday, holding high temperatures that day to the upper 50s.
A coastal storm developing along the leading edge of the cold blast could bring a bit of rain to the city Tuesday night.
The chill that follows for Thursday and Friday will create daytime highs in the middle 50s with nighttime lows within a couple degrees of 40. AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will be even colder as brisk winds blow.
The first snowflakes of the season are also headed to the Appalachians this week and will remain west of Washington, D.C.
There are signs that even colder air, accompanied by gusty winds, will reach the city around the end of the month.
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A potent line of thunderstorms will sweep across the Northeast into Saturday night with damaging winds, hail and downpours.
Soaking rain and locally severe thunderstorms will take aim at the eastern United States around the middle of next week.
A large part of South America will be treated to a "ring of fire" solar eclipse on Sunday, but only if the weather cooperates.
After record-shattering warmth baked the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to end the past week, much colder air is set to make a comeback later this weekend.
A widespread outbreak of severe weather is threatening a large portion of the Midwest.
Flooding created chaos for hundreds in California this week, while a deadly wind storm slammed the United Kingdom.
A line of strong thunderstorms will march across the northeastern United States into Saturday night with the potential for flash flooding and damaging wind gusts.
Polar air will continue to blast the United Kingdom throughout March, making it feel like an extended winter for the British Isles.