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Posted at 5:00 AM ET, 11/28/2009

Forecast: Saturday and Sunday sunshine

By Jason Samenow

Winds diminish, trending milder

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Today: Mostly sunny. 50-55. | Tonight: Mostly clear. 28-34. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. 58-63. | A Look Ahead | Get Express Forecast by E-mail


Our work week with incessant drizzle, clouds, and showers is mercifully over. On the menu for weekend is mostly sunshine. A chill will linger in the air today, but warmer temperatures arrive tomorrow. Unfortunately, the mild, sunny weather will be short-lived as unsettled weather returns early next week.

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Today (Saturday): Dress warmly if you're headed out early this morning. Temperatures will only be in the 30s and factoring in the wind, it will feel like the 20s. Gradually, though, the wind will settle down and temperatures will rise. Highs will reach the low 50s or so under sunny skies. Winds from the west at 15-20 mph early in the day should diminish to about 10 mph by evening.Confidence: High

Tonight: It will be clear, calm, and cold. Outlying areas will dip to near 30 with mid-to-upper 30s inside the beltway. Confidence: Medium-High

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Tomorrow (Sunday): The nicest weather in about a week arrives. Sunshine and a light wind from the southwest will elevate temperatures towards 60 degrees. could be the last 60 degree day for a while... Confidence: Medium-High

Tomorrow Night: Clear skies early will be followed by increasing clouds late. Lows will range from 38-44 (suburbs-city). Confidence: Medium-High


A cold front swings through the area Monday producing cloudy skies and likely showers (60% chance). Highs will probably be in the low-to-mid 50s. Gradual clearing, breezy, and colder Monday night, with lows in the 30s.Confidence: Medium

Partly sunny, breezy, and cool Tuesday as high pressure builds in from the west. Highs will likely be near 50. Confidence: Medium-High

By Jason Samenow  | November 28, 2009; 5:00 AM ET
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Hm, sounds like I should have sought crew for tomorrow. Perhaps it's not too late...

Posted by: --sg | November 28, 2009 7:48 AM | Report abuse

Va. Tech 42 - Hoo's 13. Great day b2 b a Hokie.

Posted by: VaTechBob | November 28, 2009 8:33 PM | Report abuse


BOO! Go 'Hoos.

Posted by: CapitalWeatherGang | November 28, 2009 9:54 PM | Report abuse

Bad day to be a 'Nole...

Posted by: Brian-CapitalWeatherGang | November 28, 2009 10:10 PM | Report abuse

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