Some trees and power lines were reported downed across Carroll County after morning thunderstorms passed through, and gusty winds were forecast to linger into the afternoon hours.
Rain was expected to taper off around midday Friday, though wind gusts could continue to reach 20 mph into the afternoon.
A gale warning was in effect on the Chesapeake Bay until noon, with a small craft advisory until 6 p.m. Wind gusts reached 28 mph Friday morning at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Temperatures are forecast to be mild, after only dropping to 62 degrees overnight at BWI.
Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 60s are forecast Saturday.
Colder air is forecast to return Sunday, with highs in the mid-50s under sunny skies and temperatures dropping down to the lower to mid-30s Sunday night into Monday.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun