Chilly air started the week and will end the week around Washington, D.C.
The leading edge of chilly air will arrive Thursday evening. By Friday, the area will feel like late November with winds gusting to around 40 mph and RealFeel® temperatures in the 40s.
Brisk and chilly conditions will stick around through Sunday, but both days of the weekend should bring a good deal of sunshine. Temperatures will recover to near 60 on Sunday, but winds will be a factor in outdoor activities.
A reinforcing push of chilly air is slated to move in during the middle of next week and could bring another step down into the coldest air of the season so far.
As far as any snow on the nearby horizon, there can be some of the white stuff accumulating over northern upstate New York and northern New England Sunday into Monday, but not around Washington, D.C. At least not just yet.
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It will feel like the calendar has been turned back to winter instead of moving ahead to May as disruptive snow continues to sweep across the central United States into Monday.
Severe thunderstorms capable of causing property damage and flooding will continue to target communities from the southeastern United States to the Ohio Valley into Sunday night.
The temperature roller coaster ride in the northeastern United States will continue on Monday, setting the stage for severe thunderstorms over a part of the region.
After a dry and mild dry across the country on Sunday, rain and cooler air will return by May Day.
Despite flooding rain from this weekend departing by Monday, rivers across the central United States will continue to rise and threaten homes and residents this week.
While the recent cold snap will be over, bouts of rain will persist and threaten to disrupt outdoor plans across the United Kingdom during the bank holiday.
Dangerous thunderstorms and flash flooding will continue to threaten lives and property across the central United States through Saturday night.
While a storm will douse outdoor plans and lead to flooding on some of the Hawaiian Islands, enough rain may fall to ease drought conditions into the start of May.