The weather will be pleasant for the next couple of days, with several places in the East getting a much needed opportunity to dry out.
High pressure is moving off the coast into the Atlantic Ocean. Southwest wind will help boost our temperatures up a couple degrees as our temperatures climb.
More soaking rain is on the way. Ultimately the weekend will turn out nice but there are 2-4 inches of rain on the way. It begins Thursday night and goes through late Friday afternoon.
The Frederick County fire marshal is banning all outdoor burning due to dry, windy conditions.
There will be some showers, or maybe a period of rain and drizzle, in parts of the area late Friday night and Saturday morning. The best chance will be in the southern and eastern parts of the viewing area.
Showers associated with the cold front will be crossing the area during the midday and early afternoon.
Some sun Friday and temperatures in the afternoon should mostly be in the mid 50s. This makes it about as cool as Thursday was, but it will not be as windy.
It looks like we are in for an extended period of dry weather over the next 4-6 days, with some below-average temperatures for a change.
For those looking to get an early start on the holiday weekend and participate in outdoor activities, it will be a good day, but still humid. Dry weather is expected.
We have some dry weather Friday for the most part, and a wind out of the southwest will allow for a warmer afternoon.
The rest of the week is expected to be dry, pleasant and delightful.
On this somber day in U.S. history, the weather is eerily similar to that Tuesday morning in 2001.