Temperature Roller Coaster Now through March 1st with 80’s Possible

The next chance for temperatures to drop below freezing (image below courtesy Wxbell) will be behind the cold front (Sunday night into Monday morning), mainly in our northern and western outer suburbs:

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As the high pressure system shifts offshore, we will be off to the races with more blow-torch record warmth with next Wednesday (March 1st) possibly making it into the lower 80s across parts of our region:

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Strong Storms Possible Saturday; February 27th System to remain well north of DC

A strong cold front will approach the DC Area on Saturday afternoon. High temperatures may soar into the lower to middle 70s. At this time, a widespread severe weather outbreak isn’t looking likely with the best dynamics (wind shear) remaining across northern Maryland near the Pennsylvania border. 

Latest GFS (image below courtesy WxBell) shows cold front approaching the spine of the Appalachians at 1PM Saturday:

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