Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Inauguration Weather Update: Cool, Dry Still Indicated

The latest extended-range forecast from the Climate Prediction Center shows little change for the Washington, DC region. For the week of Jan. 15-21, ending the day after the Inauguration, the area of cool temperatures from the Great Lakes through the Mid Atlantic and Northeast has shrunk somewhat, but the probability of below-average conditions in the Nation's Capital area remains at 40%+.

Likewise, the chance of lower than average precipitation is also still at 40%+.

Today's temperatures (final):
High 42
Low 33
Departure from average: +3
Month to date: +1.4

Today 1.26"
Month to date 1.78"
Days with measurable accumulation: 2

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Images (click to enlarge): 8-14 day temperature and precipitation forecasts from Climate Prediction Center/National Weather Service/NOAA

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