Record temperatures set in DC region; snow possible Thursday

- It was a record-setting day as temperatures rose above 70 degrees on Tuesday.

The high temperatures at Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport and BWI Airport all reached record highs.

Before Tuesday, the D.C. region hasn't had a 70 degree February day since 2012 and today's temperatures shattered the previous record of 64 degrees.

These spring-like temperatures will give way to a cold front Wednesday night into Thursday morning. According to FOX 5's Tucker Barnes, there is the potential for winter weather with rain transitioning to snow. Some models, he says, show heavy snow before the system moves out of the area by later Thursday morning.

Ahead of the winter storm, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for some counties in Maryland and Virginia.

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