After record warm temperatures, the Baltimore region is in for a chilly Wednesday with “soaking rain,” forecasters said.
Overnight Tuesday into Wednesday,as temperatures dipped to around 35 degrees, forecasters said some snow could mix with the rain. But by about 9 a.m. in the Baltimore region, it will be rain alone. Any snow accumulation in Maryland is limited to western Allegany County and Garrett County, which could get a few inches.
The rain is likely to stick around until early this evening, and Baltimore’s high temperature for the day will be about 39 degrees.
Overnight Wednesday into Thursday, temperatures will dip to about 34 degrees. It will then warm up Thursday with partly sunny skies, according to the forecast, and a high of 52. The sun will stay throughout Friday with a high of 56 before rain moves into the region overnight, potentially bringing damaging wind gusts, particularly north and west of the city.
There’s a 80% chance of rain Saturday. After 1 p.m., there’s a chance that the rain could mix with snow. In the wake of the storm Saturday night into early Sunday, wind chill temperatures around 0 are possible, especially at higher elevations, according to the weather service.