Monday weather sunny, but winter storm coming

The Baltimore region should see mostly sunny skies on Monday, with temperatures reaching the low-40s, but snow is in the forecast for this week, according to the National Weather Service.

More than five inches of snow is possible in a large part of the Baltimore region, the service said.

Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures dropping to the mid-20s, and Tuesday morning will also likely be sunny with temperatures rising to the mid-40s, the weather service said. Then the clouds roll in.

A winter storm watch is in effect for most of the Baltimore region and western parts of the state from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening.

On Tuesday night, temperatures will drop to the low-30s, and rain will begin mixing with snow, the weather service said. On Wednesday, there is a near 100 percent chance of snow, the service said, with highs in the upper-30s and more snow expected Wednesday night.

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