DC to Stay Damp Through Sunday

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
October 13, 2013; 4:53 AM ET
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While a storm at the coast will weaken and slip southward this weekend, it probably will not be enough to get rid of the damp weather across Washington, D.C., this weekend.

Periods of rain and drizzle are forecast through Sunday morning in eastern Virginia to central Maryland.

The rain will remain on the light side during this time, causing more of a nuisance to those with outdoor plans than flooding problems.

Even as part of the atmosphere tries to dry out Sunday, moisture may get stuck in the lowest layers so that low clouds continue, perhaps causing flight delays due to low ceilings.

The return of meaningful sunshine will finally come by Monday, Columbus Day.

For folks seeking bright autumn foliage, your best bet is to head to northern Pennsylvania or to the western slopes of the Appalachians in West Virginia.

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Stormy weather will continue at the beaches this weekend. In fact, more rain will dampen the Virginia Capes and Outer Banks through Monday after the lull on Friday. Problems with rough surf, beach erosion and flooding at times of high tide will continue.

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