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The hottest January low is forecast for tonight in D.C., setting a record high.

Despite clouds, temperatures soared into the upper 60s to around 70 today. The high of 69 degrees observed in Washington surpassed the previous record of 68. Through tonight: Clouds dominate the night, but there could be some breaks at times. Lows tonight are near record warm values for the date, and for January. Temperatures will be near or above 70 degrees for the first time since 2004. There’s only a very small and conditional threat of damaging wind or an isolated tornado locally.