Saturday Wake up to 65 and mostly cloudy skies at 6 a.m. Temperatures will rise quickly through the 70’s reaching 77 by noon, when the Potomac River Festival Grand Parade begins.
We will have mostly cloudy skies at noon and 60% humidity so be sure to have plenty of water on hand and stay hydrated. (See events for the parade route)
By 1 p.m. the temperature will rise to 78 and the high of 80 will be reached by 3 p.m. when humidity will drop only slightly to 53%.
As the evening progresses temperatures will drop to 76 by 6 p.m. and 71 by 9 p.m. just in time for fireworks from the Municipal pier. Fireworks can be seen from anywhere on the boardwalk and along Irving Ave almost to the range tower, about midway, on the Point. There is a slight chance of rain about 12% around 9.
By 11 p.m. the temperature will drop to 69 and the chance of a thunderstorm increases significantly.
Overnight temperatures will remain steady around 67 degrees up until 6 a.m. Expect showers by then as well to last most of the morning and throughout Sunday.
Potomac River Festival
The Grand Parade is on Saturday at Noon and fireworks at 9 p.m. shot off the municipal pier.
The fire department will sound the fire station siren approximately 5 minutes before the parade begins. The route begins on Colonial Ave at the intersection of Jackson Street heading towards the river. The parade will turn right at Washington and proceed to Boundary Street and circle back to the Town Hill.
UPDATE all residents of Colonial Beach must obtain a hang tag from the Westmoreland County Treasurers office. Tags are free and can be picked up or you can call and ask them to mail one to you.
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