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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/14/2009

Inauguration Forecast: Cold in the Cards

By Capital Weather Gang

CWG's Full Forecast Through Inauguration Weekend

INAUGURATIONCAST
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
MORNING LOW SWEARING IN* WEATHER CHANCE OF PRECIP
23-28F 29-34F Partly Cloudy 25%
Confidence continues to rise that temperatures will be on the cold side for Inauguration Day. It's too early to definitively say just how cold, but it could easily be a day much like today in D.C. (or perhaps a shade warmer), where highs are expected in the low 30s. A disturbance may approach the region during the day, but it's still a wait-and-see game as to whether precipitation (which would probably take the form of snow showers or flurries) will materialize. At the moment, a big storm doesn't appear likely. Confidence: Low-Medium

*Swearing in is scheduled for noon.

WEATHER OF INAUGURATIONS PAST

Reagan, 1985: Noon Temp: 7F. It was sunny, but bitter cold. Wind chill temperatures fell into the -10° to -20°F range in the afternoon. Related CWG Feature: Record Cold for Reagan

History fact courtesy National Weather Service.
 

Related Links: Inauguration Weather Features | Previous Inauguration Forecasts | Inauguration Central

By Capital Weather Gang  | January 14, 2009; 11:00 AM ET
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Forecasts  | Tags:  dc weather, dc weather inauguration, inaugural forecast, inauguration forecast, inauguration weather, inauguration weather forecast, obama weather, washington inauguration weather  
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