Mother Nature will deliver something of a weather smorgasbord to Northern Virginia this week.
The week starts off with a winter weather advisory Monday morning, with a 50 percent chance for freezing rain and sleet during the morning commute. The advisory is in effect between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The worst of it should hit the area by 8 a.m., according to the Capital Weather Gang.
Expect a high near 40 degrees Monday. Temperatures Monday night will not go below freezing, only dipping down to 37 degrees.
Tuesday, springlike weather comes to Northern Virginia, with partly sunny skies and a high of 56 degrees.
Wednesday will see even warmer temperatures, climbing to a high of 65 degrees with an 80 percent chance of rain during the day. Temperatures Wednesday night will dip to 40 degrees.
More seasonable weather returns Thursday, when temperatures drop to a high of 45 degrees for the day, with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures plunge to 23 degrees Thursday night.
On Friday, Northern Virginia has a 30 percent chance of seeing snow showers and highs near 34 degrees. Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 35 degrees.