Gorgeous weather for Nationals Opening Day; temperatures to climb into the 70s as weekend approaches

A gorgeous day for a baseball game! Thursday will start out chilly but the sun is expected to break through this afternoon and bring perfect weather to the D.C. area for the Washington Nationals 2019 Opening Day.

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FOX 5's Mike Thomas says mild temperatures in the mid-60s will be in place for the 1:05 p.m. first pitch at Nationals Park. The warm weather is here to stay - at least for a few days! Mike says Thursday's 60s will be replaced with 70s on Friday. Keep an eye for some possible showers Friday morning north and west of D.C.

Saturday looks even better with sunny skies and temperatures around 75 degrees. Sunday morning looks a bit weather with the possibility for showers. Temperatures cool down into the beginning of next week.

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