After a blustery start to the week, milder and more tranquil conditions will settle around Washington, D.C., for the second half of the week.
Much less wind is in store for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
The temperature trend will bottom out Wednesday with highs projected to be in the upper 40s.
Highs are forecast to be in the 50s Thursday and cold touch 60 on Friday, provided clouds stay away long enough.
However, the mild weather will not last long.
A potent storm system will affect the area this coming weekend with the chance of rain Saturday, then the potential for high winds on Sunday, bringing in the coldest blast of air so far this season.
Another visit from the Polar Vortex will deliver unseasonably cool air to the Midwest, preceded by rounds of thunderstorms, including severe weather.
Welcome dry weather for cleanup efforts across Japan in the wake of Neoguri will be brief.
As the Northeast continues to clean up from destructive storms early this week, more rounds of severe weather loom for early next week.
Heat-related dangers will be on the rise over the weekend for much of the Northwest as scorching heat settles in.
San Francisco will see a rise in temperatures over the next several days as partially cloudy skies make way for plenty of sunshine.
Days after Neoguri takes a curved path over Japan and into the northern Pacific, much cooler air will drive southeastward across the Midwest and into the Northeast.
Medina, TX (1988)
Close to 13 inches of rain; flash flooding killed 2 people.
Pacific Northwest (1990)
Record 100-degree heat from California north to Idaho and Oregon.
Massive hailstorm from Estes Park to Colorado Springs. Forty-seven people injured and over $505 million dollar in damage.