A break from the cold, snowy weather is in store for much of the balance of this week around Washington, D.C., but some problems are also possible.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the 50s Thursday and the 60s on Friday.
Due to the extensive snow cover and the cold ground, the pattern will pose some problems.
Temperatures will dip to or below freezing in some communities through midweek. Motorists and pedestrians should be on the lookout for areas of black ice, since ice-melting chemicals are becoming scarce.
Along with the mild weather and cold ground will come areas of fog. The fog could be dense enough at times in parts of the Midwest, South and East to cause flight delays.
A storm moving through at the end of the week will boost the chance of fog and raise the likelihood of rain. Severe weather is a possibility early Friday in the area.
Enough melting will occur this week to bring the risk of street and highway flooding. At this time, flooding along the Potomac River is not expected.
Cold weather will return in stages this weekend into next week.
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