The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be cloudy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 83 and southwest winds 8 to 11 miles per hour. There is a 70 percent chance of precipitation, mainly before 8 a.m.

A small craft advisory is in effect Wednesday and Wednesday night for the Maryland Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries and the lower tidal Potomac river.

Wednesday night is expected to be cloudy, with a low around 66 and west winds 3 to 8 miles per hour. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation.

Thursday is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 76 and northeast winds 5 to 7 miles per hour. There is a 40 percent chance of precipitation, mainly before 9 a.m.

Thursday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 62 and east winds 3 to 7 miles per hour. There is a 40 percent chance of precipitation.