Gusty winds will hit the D.C. area Sunday night, threatening flight delays, before much colder air is on the way through midweek.
Gusts up to 40 mph will blast the area late-Sunday night as a cold front passes through the area. Be sure to bring in any loose objects or any outdoor furniture to prevent them from being thrown around.
The gusty winds may cause flight delays overnight at Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Following the blast of wind, colder air will be ushered into the area by Monday night and Tuesday. AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will be as much as 20 degrees lower on Tuesday compared to Monday.
The chilly weather will stick around through midweek, with Wednesday's high topping out in the low 50s.
The first substantial snowstorm of the season, which totaled nearly 5 inches of snow in some areas, was responsible for widespread slide-offs and accidents in Kansas City during the commuting hours.
After natural disasters, it’s not uncommon to see pop-up charities appear, particularly around the holiday season.
A storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create ground and flight delays.
As millions of people prepare to travel for the winter holidays, wet weather in the Northeast may make some travels problematic.
As the train of storms from the Pacific Ocean continues, rounds of rain and mountain snow will affect areas from the Northwest to the Intermountain West and Rockies through Christmas Day.
With many winter storms lined up, snow will create a wintry setting for Christmas in some areas.
Chicago, IL (1960)
12.5" snow, max. 24 hour December snow.
Black Hills, SD (1964)
Chinook: temp. rise 0 degrees to 50 degrees.
Atlantic Ocean (1984)
Hurricane Lili northeast of Puerto Rico. Only the 6th tropical storm in December since 1886.