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Winter-Like Cold and Damaging Winds in DC Area

Storm Team4 says Wednesday is a weather alert day for rapidly changing conditions, from mild to windy and cold

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Powerful winds and near-freezing temperatures are following thunderstorms Wednesday.

Freeze warnings go into effect in Fauquier, Loudoun and both Frederick counties, in Maryland and Virginia at midnight. Here's a full list of weather alerts.

A cold front will rapidly change conditions. Be ready for winter-like cold and damaging winds.

Temperatures will be in the 40s by about 8 p.m. and in the 30s overnight, with strong wind gusts at times.

Even outside the area of the freeze warning, brush off your winter coat for Thursday morning. Temperatures are set to be in the 30s and 40s in the D.C. area.

The frigid snap won’t last long.

Thursday afternoon will be blustery and chilly, with afternoon highs in the low to mid-50s.

By Friday, the weather looks nice and sunny, with highs in the mid-60s.

The weekend will start and end dry but come with a chance of rain Saturday evening into Sunday morning. 

Stay with Storm Team4 for the latest forecast

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