Grand Prix of Baltimore forecast: Rain goes away, until Monday
A race winner crosses the finish line at the Baltimore Grand Prix in 2011. Pleasant weather is expected for the Grand Prix of Baltimore 2012. (Karl Merton Ferron / The Baltimore Sun / August 30, 2012)
Friday will be hot for the festival's first races -- in the mid-90s, with sunny and clear skies. Things will cool down after that. Highs are expected in the mid- to upper-80s Saturday and Sunday, with partly to mostly cloudy skies.
There is a chance of some thunderstorms starting Sunday afternoon, when the IZOD IndyCar Series Race takes to the street from 2:45-5 p.m. The National Weather Service is predicting a 30 percent chance of storms, as of Thursday.
For the end of the long weekend, more scattered storms could be in store Monday. The weather service is expecting a 40 percent chance.
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