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NWS: Northern Virginia Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch Sunday Morning

Temps begin to cool Monday.

The area shaded in pink on the map is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Sunday until 10 a.m. NWS map
The area shaded in pink on the map is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Sunday until 10 a.m. NWS map
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Sunday for Northern Virginia until 10 a.m. A Wind Advisory is in effect for central Virginia until 1 p.m. with gusts up to 50 MPH.

Forecasters predict the area will see temperatures again Sunday in the 70s, one of the warmest days likely on record for the area in December. 

Saturday's temperatures in the DC area broke a 1923 record, with Reagan National recording 72 degrees Saturday. The old record was 68 degrees, according to The Washington Post. Did we mention that Saturday was the first official day of winter?

Expect rain Monday, a 90 percent chance, with high temperatures around 60 degrees. Temperatures fall even more Tuesday with a high of 40 degrees, and Wednesday, Christmas Day, with a high of 35 degrees, according to The Weather Channel.

The weather across the country has been unusual this weekend, CNN reports, with 7 inches of rain falling in Arkansas and 6 inches in Illinois Saturday. New Mexico saw 12.5 inches of snow Saturday.

If you're planning holiday travel, you can check flight delays at FlightStats. There did not appear Sunday morning to be any significant delays.

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