Gusty Winds Today followed by Hard Freeze Tonight;Watching Friday Morning Closely for Possible Light Freezing Rain

Washington Monument, March 23, 2010; photo by Christopher Rines

A strong cold front will slide south across the Washington Region late this morning producing wind gusts between 35 and 45 mph. Temperatures currently starting out in the 50s will slide into the middle 40s in Washington as cold air advection fights the effects of daytime heating behind the cold front.  How cold will it fall along the Tidal Basin tonight?

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