Steady rain will begin falling across the DC Region Sunday night as a warm front lifts northward through our area. On Monday the DC Area will be out ahead of a strong cold front and southerly winds will allow temperatures to soar into the upper 60s and lower 70s!
Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Monday Afternoon
Instability will increase on Monday with a low-level jet stream strengthening overheard. A line of strong to severe thunderstorms may push through the Metro Area on Monday afternoon containing damaging winds and very heavy rainfall. A few isolated tornadoes can’t be ruled out either.
Feeling more like December
As the storm system pulls away Monday evening a much colder air mass will being to infiltrate the Mid-Atlantic. Snow will break out across the Allegheny highlands including in Garrett county Maryland where accumulating snow is likely.
The latest European model below shows how much snow may fall across the Midwest and Appalachians through Wednesday evening.
Potential Snowfall Accumulations through Wednesday Evening (image courtesy Pivotal Weather)
The next storm system to watch may impact the eastern United States next weekend with rain and snow.