A potent storm affecting the middle of the nation at midweek will bring gusty winds, warm air and passing showers to Washington, D.C. on Friday.
The bulk of the rain from the storm will pass by to the north and west of the city.
Temperatures will start the day in the 60s, but will rebound into the 70s during the afternoon.
However, winds can be strong enough at times Friday to cause travel delays.
Gusts could top 40 mph causing fallen leaves to scatter and trash cans to tip over.
Some wind-related flight delays are possible as well.
The weather will turn progressively cooler over the weekend. In fact, by Sunday it will feel blustery and chilly with RealFeel® temperatures in the 40s, despite some sunshine.
Parts of northern New England and upstate New York will receive a little accumulating snow Saturday night into Sunday.
A spike in severe thunderstorms, capable of producing tornadoes, will follow a slow start to severe weather season in 2014.
Another storm in a seemingly endless parade threatens to bring severe weather, snow and flooding from Texas to Maine.
The luck of the Irish is needed for performers on Saint Patrick's Day, in order to combat the effects of possible wintry weather.
An ongoing severe drought has led to unhealthy air quality in Malaysia, but some rainfall is in the forecast.
Snow and wind causing dangerous travel and power outages has put some cities into the record books this winter.
The temperature roller-coaster ride will continue into the new week for the Washington, D.C., area.
Philadelphia, PA (1803)
15" to 20" of snow.
Central/Eastern U.S. (1993)
In the wake of the "Storm of the Century," record low temperatures were established from Texas to Illinois and Florida to New York state.
The first storm referred to as a blizzard. March 14th-16th... An editor at the "Dakota Republican" in Vermillion, SD, described the storm. "A violent snowstorm driven by a heavy (northwesterly) wind, commenced about 12 o'clock last Sunday night (12th) and continued three whole days and nights. The weather was intensely cold and the heavy fall flying before a furious wind - blowing as only prairie winds can blow - rendered travelling exceedingly uncomfortable and dangerous, if not almost impossible (issue of March 17, 1820)."