Temperatures will be above average for the rest of this week and the District will get a break from the wintry weather that has recently battered the area.
A second batch of snow arriving from the Midwest has its eyes on the interior Northeast for Tuesday, but it will bypass Washington, D.C.
Temperatures will reach the low to middle 50s through the middle of this week then climb into the 60s Friday.
Rain and thunderstorms will accompany the mild weather Friday, giving the area a taste of spring.
With the rain will come the potential for minor flooding. Piles of snow will clog storm drains and the uneven weight of melting snow can lead to roof failures.
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Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski contributed content to this story.
A stretch of higher-than-average temperatures will continue across a large portion of the Western U.S. this week.
A dominant storm track featuring storms moving west to east across Europe will result in a stark contrast between cold air building across Scandinavia and milder air masses entrenched near the Mediterranean.
An El Nino-fueled October will feature more rainfall and storms for Southwest beginning this week.
After waves of cool air progress through the Midwest and Northeast this week, some areas will be cold enough for the first snow showers of the season by this weekend.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
Tropical Storm Nora moved into to the Central Pacific Basin on Sunday, where unusually warm waters have already led to a record 13 tropical systems this hurricane season.
Layton, NJ (1906)
11 degrees - record early season cold snap.
Denver, CO (1982)
Wet snow - 6 inches foothills; slush in city. Power lines down, as well as trees.
Early-season snows: Jay Peak 6 inches Warren 5 inches