Grab an umbrella and hold onto it tight: What’s left of Hurricane Ian will bring a weekend of rain to the Washington, D.C. area.
Saturday is expected to be a rainy and windy day with gusts up to 40 mph. Skies remain cloudy with passing rain showers and cool temperatures throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service.
Heavy rain will be more of a concern on Sunday.
The D.C. area won't get severe weather with this storm, but minor to moderate coastal flooding is a possibility.
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Southern Maryland and southeastern Virginia are some of the areas bracing for more disruptive impacts. In Arlington, Alexandria and Charles counties, coastal flood advisories are set from early Saturday to Sunday.
The D.C. area won't see anything close to the widespread destruction in parts of Florida.
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Several inches of rain could lead to scattered flooding issues.
There’s a 90% chance for at least 2 inches of rainfall, a 40% chance of up to 4 inches, and a 10% chance for 5 inches or more.
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Windy, wet and cool weather is set to persist through at least Sunday. Expect highs to only reach the upper 50s to low 60s on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The storm will begin to unravel early next week. Monday’s rain chances will be about 60% and Thursday’s about 40%. Sunshine returns to the forecast for Wednesday.
On the other side of all this rain, a nice stretch of pleasant October weather is on tap.