We'll go from the low 70s tomorrow to highs in the 40s by the end of the work week.
Rain looks likely to arrive as soon as Tuesday by late-morning in the west Virginia mountains ahead of the cold front.
Saturday will be cold and mainly dry with sunny spells. A line of rain and a few embedded thunderstorms will move eastward by mid-afternoon into the early evening. The cold is a necessary ingredient for snow, and it appears reasonably likely that the D.C. area will see its first flakes late this week or over the weekend.
Its showers could come in the form of rain or snow, or both, depending on the timing of the system and how entrenched the cold air is over central Virginia.
Wednesday: Partly sunny with a high near 33 degrees and a low of 25 degrees.
With moisture flowing into the region from the Gulf of Mexico Monday night into Tuesday, the region could seethe potential for a brief period of moderate to heavy rainfall Tuesday night into Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the National Weather Service early Saturday morning issued a winter weather advisory for the northern Oregon Cascades. It is possible to see some occasional gusty winds over 30mph related to the front.
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The mild temperatures will stick around for the beginning of the week with Monday and Tuesday's highs in the low 50's. Highs Tuesday will reach the low to mid 60s.
Wednesday: A high of 45. A disturbance will swing across the area Friday into Saturday with a chance of light precipitation. Otherwise Friday will be another cold day with the sky occasionally cloudy, along with a high in the upper 40s.
The overnight low is expected to be near 29.
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The weekend could end with the coldest air so far this season, with a high only in the upper 30s on Sunday despite sunshine.
If you want more information about how cold weather can affect your health please visit the NHS website here.