Wind Advisory in Effect for DC Area Friday; Temps Drop Into 60s - NBC4 Washington

Wind Advisory in Effect for DC Area Friday; Temps Drop Into 60s

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    Early Weather Oct. 12, 2018

    Storm Team4 has your forecast for Oct. 12, 2018. (Published Friday, Oct. 12, 2018)

    Grab a jacket before you head out Friday morning.

    A cold front moved through the region, dropping temperatures into the 60s Friday morning. Storm Team4 meteorologist Amelia Draper says the temperature dropped 15 degrees in the Washington, D.C. in 24 hours. 

    A wind advisory is also in effect for the D.C. area until noon Friday. 

    Scattered showers with patches of heavy rain fell Thursday afternoon and into the evening. The overnight weather prompted schools in Spotsylvania, King George and Stafford counties in Virginia to open two hours late Friday. In Maryland, Charles and St. Mary's counties opened two hours late. 

    Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday afternoon, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before weakening to a tropical storm overnight. The storm moved through the Carolinas and southern and central Virginia Thursday, bringing flooding to parts of the state. 

    Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency earlier Thursday in anticipation of effects from the tropical storm.

    This weekend is looking more like fall, with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s and 50s.

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