Frigid End to the Weekend in Store for DC

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
November 24, 2013; 4:17 AM ET
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A double-barreled blast of cold air this weekend will deliver the lowest temperatures of the season so far to Washington, D.C., while a coastal storm is closely watched for Wednesday.

Washington, D.C., started the weekend on a cooler note, but will have to endure even colder air on Sunday.

Temperatures on Sunday, which will struggle to reach the freezing mark, will be held nearly 20 degrees below Saturday's high in the lower 50s.

Blustery winds will create even colder RealFeel® temperatures. As the wind gusts between 40 and 50 mph at times Saturday night through Sunday, RealFeels will be in the teens and lower 20s. meteorologists continue to track a storm affecting the Southwest and Texas this weekend.

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Tuesday night through Wednesday, that storm will try to take a northward turn after affecting the South with rain.

Rain on the far northern edge of the storm could actually reach Washington, D.C., as soon as Tuesday, mainly in the afternoon.

Travel disruptions are likely, even if all rain were to fall in the area, instead of rain and snow.

Details on the storm will continue be released during the next couple of days. Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski contributed to the content of this story.


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