Record Lows May Be Shattered Tomorrow & Watching the Coast on Thursday

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Records Lows Likely across the DC Area on Tuesday Morning

Low temperatures tonight in Washington will likely dip into the middle to upper single digits.   

However if the winds don’t go completely calm downtown could hold around 10 degrees, brutal cold for March!

Highs on Tuesday will likely remain in the middle to upper 20s.  The stronger March sun angle may help the southern suburbs to climb to near freezing.

The verdict is not yet 100% clear as to whether there will be any phasing between a coastal low and an upper level trough swinging into the Great Lakes on Thursday. 

The models have a coastal storm forming off of the Carolinas and then moving up the eastern seaboard, but how close this system comes to the coast and whether or not it phases will determine if we get any precipitation (rain or snow) out of this system on Thursday.

I’m getting fatigued from winter… I’m actually ready for the cherry blossoms and temperatures in the 50s and 60s.

The snow today reminded me of what you find out in the west coast… pure powder!

You can check out the snow reports from the National Weather Service by clicking here.  The reports are time-stamped and will likely be updated this evening.