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Warmer weather returns later this week. Here is the DC area forecast

A cold front brings more 60s to start the week.

WASHINGTON — Expect a return to sunshine by Monday afternoon with cooler-than-average 60s for high temperatures. Another cloudy night follows with more cool weather for Tuesday.

Quick Forecast:
Monday: Becoming sunny. High: 68.
Monday Night: Partly to mostly cloudy and chilly. Low: 49.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy and cool with spotty afternoon/evening showers. High: 67

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Forecast Discussion:
Monday is a little cooler but mainly dry. Temperatures will rise into the upper 60s, with gusty northwest winds and afternoon sunshine behind a cold front.  

More cool weather settles in for Tuesday with highs mainly in the 60s with an occasional breeze and spotty afternoon showers. 

Detailed Forecast:
Monday: Becoming breezy and sunny. Highs: 65-70. Winds NW 10-20, gusts to 30.
Monday Night: Partly to mostly cloudy and chilly. Lows: 44-52. Winds: NW 10-15.
Tuesday: Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty afternoon/evening showers. Highs: 62-67. Winds: NNW 5-10.

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Extended Forecast:
Below average temperatures continue through the weekend. Average is about 75 this time of year in D.C. A few rain showers move back in for the end of the week, with a return to the low 70s in the DMV. 

Wednesday: Sunny and cool. Highs: 64-68.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. Highs: 65-70.
Friday: Isolated showers. Highs: 65-70.
Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs: 68-72.

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