Weather from NBC Storm Team 4 — Updated 4:26 a.m. Oct. 9, 2015
Have the umbrella handy Friday. There are some scattered showers and the chance of a few isolated storms in the forecast, especially later in the day. The highest likelihood of encountering rain falls between 4 and 10 p.m. in the D.C.-metro area. If a storm or two does materialize, it could have some strong gusty winds and heavier rain. Otherwise, sun will give way to clouds, with it actually feeling a bit humid and mild, as well.
The rain chances are due to a cold front that will have a noticeable impact on temperatures Saturday, with highs staying in the 60s. Clouds will give way to sun on Saturday with a bit of a breeze early. Sunday and Monday, Columbus Day, will be pleasant with plenty of sun and highs around 70. Overall, a fairly enjoyable fall weekend is in store for whatever your outdoor plans may be.
Friday: Areas of fog early; isolated shower possible, otherwise partly sunny.
Highs: Upper 70s to Low 80s
Winds: SW-W 5-15, Gusts 20
Friday night: Scattered showers, chance storms before midnight
Winds: W-NW 5-10
Saturday: Clouds giving way to Sun. A bit breezy early and much cooler
Highs: Mid-to-upper 60s
Winds: NNE 5-10
Sunday: Mostly sunny and pleasant
Highs: Around 70
Monday (Columbus Day): Mostly-to-partly sunny and nice
Highs: Low-to-mid 70s
Clouds will increase Friday, and temperatures will approach 80 degrees by lunchtime, making it feel a bit on the humid side.
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