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Rain showers, highs in lower 60s forecast Tuesday

Rain showers were expected to start overnight Monday, continuing through midday Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Another day of mild temperatures is expected, with overnight lows in the 50s and highs in the lower 60s. Temperatures bottomed out at 51 degrees early Tuesday at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, just two degrees below the record for the warmest low temperature for today's date.

A cold front is bringing the rain through, and with another cold front expected Thursday, temperatures are expected to drop.

More than three-quarters of an inch of rain is possible, with a 10-15 mph breeze. A coastal flood watch for the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay was in effect through Tuesday afternoon, with tides 1.5-2 feet above normal.

Temperatures are expected to drop to around 40 degrees overnight Tuesday, with highs Wednesday around 50 degrees and another chance for scattered showers.

Strong winds are expected, up to 25-30 mph, Wednesday and Thursday, as another cold front passes through.

After that, highs are expected in the mid- to upper 40s through the weekend.

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