Freezing rain possible early Wednesday, then highs in lower 50s

Freezing rain or a wintry mix were possible early Wednesday morning, particularly in the northern suburbs, before windy conditions and highs in the lower 50s.

A freezing rain advisory was in effect for Carroll, northern Baltimore and Harford counties from 5 a.m. through 10 a.m.

Precipitation was expected to shift to rain showers by mid-morning, ending by midday. Then, sunny and clear skies are forecast the rest of the day.

A 15-20 mph breeze was forecast for much of the afternoon, making temperatures feel colder, around the upper 30s and 40s. A small craft advisory was in effect on the Chesapeake Bay from 6 a.m. through the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy skies were forecast Thursday, with lows around freezing to start the day and afternoon highs in the upper 40s.

Mild conditions are forecast Thursday night into Friday, with lows in the lower 40s and highs Friday around 60 degrees with rain showers likely most of the day.

Lows were expected to drop back into the 30s through the weekend, with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s.

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