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Posted at 5:00 AM ET, 09/20/2008

Forecast: No End to Nice Weather Near

By Jason Samenow

Our amazing stretch of dry, pleasant weather continues today, tomorrow and well into next week. It's all thanks to a persistent area of high pressure to the north which is feeding refreshing Canadian air southward and blocking storminess. This weather pattern isn't changing any time soon, which is wonderful news for outdoor pursuits.

TODAY (SATURDAY)

Partly sunny. Mid 70s. We'll have some scattered clouds, but still a good deal of sunshine. After a crisp start (40s in some suburbs), afternoon highs will reach the mid 70s with a light breeze from the northeast at 5-10 mph.

Overnight, skies should be mainly clear, with lows near 50 in the cooler suburbs and in the upper 50s downtown.

Confidence: High

Keep reading for the forecast into early next week. See NatCast for the forecast for tonight's game and don't miss SkinsCast for Sunday's game.

TOMORROW (SUNDAY)

Mostly sunny. Near 80. With abundant sunshine and not much in the way of cloud cover, temperatures should get up close to 80. Winds will be light.

Clear skies overnight, with lows from the upper 40s in the cooler suburbs to the mid 50s downtown.

Confidence: High

A LOOK AHEAD

High pressure will continue to be parked to the north Monday through Wednesday meaning more comfortable and dry weather. Highs each day will generally be in the mid 70s, with lows from the upper 40s to mid 50s (suburbs to city). Confidence: High


By Jason Samenow  | September 20, 2008; 5:00 AM ET
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Comments

It's awesome out there. Gotta love being able to mow the lawn without breaking a sweat.

Posted by: Jason, Capital Weather Gang | September 20, 2008 11:06 AM | Report abuse

Just in case anyone is interested in this kind of stuff ---

MEDIA ADVISORY : M08-176


NASA To Discuss Conditions On And Surrounding The Sun


WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a media teleconference Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 12:30 p.m. EDT, to discuss data from the joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission that reveals the sun's solar wind is at a 50-year low. The sun's current state could result in changing conditions in the solar system.

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2008/sep/HQ_M08176_Ulysses_teleconference.html

Mr. Q.

Posted by: Mr. Q. | September 20, 2008 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Fine weather with patchy cirrus clouds. Sterling expects a cumulus field later today.

Current temperature: 71F, barometer 30.28, falling.

Posted by: El Bombo | September 20, 2008 1:33 PM | Report abuse

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