Wet weather and clouds were forecast to move out overnight, with mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions forecast Friday.
Temperatures are forecast to rise from around 50 degrees in the morning to the upper 60s in the afternoon. Northwest winds of 15-20 mph are expected for most of the day.
For the weekend, lows are forecast in the upper 40s with highs in the upper 60s Saturday and lower 60s Sunday, with mostly sunny skies both days.
Pleasant weather is forecast to continue into next week. Monday could start off with another dip into the upper 30s, with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies Monday and Tuesday and temperatures mostly in the 50s and 60s. Tuesday could surpass 70 degrees.Read more
A partial eclipse will be visible across North America this afternoon and evening, but chances to see it from Baltimore will be limited, and clouds could make it even more difficult.
In Baltimore, the eclipse begins at 5:51 p.m., as the new moon passes in front of the sun, casting the moon's shadow onto Earth. But we will only be able to see the very beginning of the eclipse as the sun is setting. Only about 15 percent of the sun's surface will be obscured before the solar disc slips below the horizon about 6:15 p.m., according to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Mostly cloudy skies are forecast in Baltimore, but some areas to the west could be on the other side of a sharp delineation between overcast and clearer skies. Satellite imagery shows clouds covering most of the Northeast, with a boundary to the west running from Tidewater Virginia to western New York state, running through western Maryland.
In parts of Alaska, western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, as much as 60...Read more
The rain has mostly passed, but gusty winds and cloudy skies are forecast to hang around Thursday.
A chance of a sprinkle could linger into Thursday. Mostly cloudy skies are expected into early Friday morning.
A 15-20 mph breeze is forecast with gusts up to 30 mph Thursday.
Temperatures are forecast in the upper 50s and lower 60s most of the day.
Breezy conditions, though calmer than Thursday, are forecast Friday, with partly cloudy skies and temperatures again in the upper 50s and lower 60s.
Mostly sunny skies with highs in the lower 60s and lows in the 40s are forecast for the weekend.Read more
A low-pressure system moving up the East Coast has brought blustery winds and rain showers Wednesday.
Precipitation is forecast to be light throughout the day. But heavier-than-predicted rain fell Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, with more than an inch at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport from 7 p.m. through 7 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
A 15-20 mph breeze and gusts of 25 mph are forecast throughout Wednesday.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the upper 50s and lower 60s but hovered around 53 degrees at BWI from late Tuesday night through mid-morning Wednesday.
Wet weather is forecast to move out by Thursday, though strong winds could stick around, with 10-15 mph breezes and 25-30 mph gusts. Temperatures are again forecast to top out in the lower 60s Thursday, with partly cloudy skies.
That weather pattern is forecast to continue through Friday and into the weekend, with winds calming by Saturday. Mostly sunny skies and highs in the...Read more
Light, isolated showers and storms are forecast Tuesday with temperatures in the 60s, before cooler air moves in for the middle of the week.
About a 60 percent chance of precipitation is forecast but with only light accumulations expected.
Highs are forecast in the upper 60s, after morning lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s.
More rain chances and blustery winds are forecast Wednesday, with highs only in the upper 50s and lows in the lower to mid-40s.
Mostly cloudy skies but dry weather are forecast Thursday, with highs again only in the upper 50s.
Highs return to the lower and mid-60s Friday and Saturday, with sunshine returning as well.Read more
A weak tornado downed a tree and snapped large tree limbs near Savage during storms Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
The tornado was one of two confirmed to have formed during the storms and rated EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The other passed through Fairfax County, Virginia.
The Savage tornado lasted about a minute, touching down at 1:13 p.m. about 200 yards south of Knights Bridge Road in eastern Howard County. It uprooted a large tree that fell onto an apartment complex, and it also snapped branches and a street sign, according to the weather service's storm damage surveys.
The tornado is estimated to have had winds of 55-65 mph, with a maximum path width of 75 yards and a path length of 0.4 miles, according to the weather service.
The same storm system spawned a tornado of similar strength but with a longer path, 1.5 miles, in eastern Fairfax County and Alexandria. That tornado touched down from 12:23 p.m. to 12:26 p.m.
The weather service issued several...Read more