Temperatures dropped rapidly Saturday night, plunging the D.C. area into below freezing. Some areas could even reach the upper 20s.
But that won’t be much of a surprise for those who felt the preview of winter Saturday, with daytime highs only in the 40s and a wind chill making it feel like it was in the 30s.
The weather service’s warning means below-freezing temperatures are “imminent or highly likely.” Conditions will likely kill sensitive vegetation, including many crops, and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
Sunday is set to be mostly sunny with a cold start. The cold remains with wind chills making it feel like it’s in the 30s. Temperatures will be in the low to mid-40s.
Monday brings clouds, but temperatures are expected to go into the 50s. Rain is expected late in the day, and that rain will carry over into Tuesday.
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