Cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers are in the forecast for the Baltimore area Monday, with high temperatures in the lower to mid-70s.

Mostly cloudy skies are expected through the early afternoon. About a 30 percent chance of showers is forecast by midday, according to the National Weather Service.

The clouds are forecast to begin clearing out in the afternoon and evening, with clear skies through the middle of the week.

Highs Tuesday and Wednesday are forecast in the mid-70s with lows in the mid- to upper 50s and low humidity in the air.

Clouds and warmer temperatures in the lower 80s are forecast later in the week, with a chance for storms Friday.