DC region covered in blanket of fog

Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Traffic moved carefully along Wisconsin Avenue early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Area residents woke up to foggy streets early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Saturday morning’s foggy skies should clear later in the day. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Mild temperatures should hold steady through Sunday and into next week. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The National Weather Service advised drivers to leave plenty of room between cars. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cloudy skies and the chance of rain will continue through Saturday. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Early-morning fog reduced visibility in NW Washington. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
After the fog burns off Saturday, the weather should turn milder, according to Storm Team4. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A foggy Saturday should give way to a Sunday in the 70s. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
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Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Fog greeted residents around the area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Dense fog covered the Washington area early Saturday morning. (WTOP/Will Vitka)

WASHINGTON — Much of the D.C. region woke to a thick blanket of fog Saturday morning.

The National Weather Service issued a “dense fog advisory” for most of the morning.

The warning included D.C. and its surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia.

Visibility was reduced to less than one quarter mile in some areasa, and the service advised drivers to slow down, use headlights and try not to tailgate.

low angle photo of fog
Fog will persist in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area through late morning Saturday. (WTOP/Will Vitka)

After the fog moved on, clouds and the chance for more rain persisted. Storm Team4’s Chuck Bell said Saturday would have an above-average high in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees.

Storm Team4’s Lauryn Ricketts said temperatures should rise Saturday. However, areas to the north may remain in the 50s, while south of D.C., some parts of central Virginia could touch the 70s.

With the chance of rain throughout the day, it may not be the best-looking day for outdoor activities.

Looking ahead to next week, temperatures should hold steady with highs in the upper 50s and into the 60s.

  • Sunday: Warmer with a chance of showers later in the day. Highs around 70 degrees.
  • Monday: Showers south of the area, but clouds moving out. Highs in the mid-50s.
  • Tuesday: Sunny, with highs close to 60.

 


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