Al Roker interviews decathlete Ashton Eaton

Al Roker interviews decathlete Ashton Eaton (Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for P&G / June 13, 2012)

Baltimore will be getting some face time Thursday morning on NBC's "Today" show with Al Roker doing his weather cut-ins from the Inner Harbor.

Roker's first live shot will be at 5:45 a.m. on WBAL's morning news show, according to Dan Joerres, the station's general manager.. The station is NBC's Baltimore affiliate.

Roker is in Baltimore for Sailabration, which includes the arrival of some 40 ships in connection with the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 this week.

The first ships arrived Wednesday morning.

Roker's reports will be seen nationally between 7 and 9 a.m. Thursday during "Today," the highest rated morning show on television.