While the week got off to a dry start Monday, moisture is already starting to take over what’s left of this dry air that was provided by a ridge of high pressure.
Winter weather advisories have been issued across the area and will go into effect as early as 3 a.m. for portions of western Maryland and 6 a.m. for portions of central Maryland lasting through Tuesday afternoon as our next storm system moves into the mid-Atlantic.
When it comes to rain and snow, best estimates of what a storm is packing are about to get better.
Showers associated with the cold front will be crossing the area during the midday and early afternoon.
The best time for the shower looks to be Wednesday morning as the short wave moves through. High temperatures Wednesday will depend on how much sun can break through the clouds.
After a pleasant weekend across much of the Eastern Region, the new work week is off to a great start as well.
High pressure will continue to build in overnight, bringing us mostly clear skies and cool temps with lows forecast in the mid 30s.
A cold front has brought very little rain to the region today with more in the way of cloud cover.
We are looking at a relatively mild day Thursday with some peeks of sunshine.
The band of showers associated with the next cold front that is expected to pass through is well out to our west. We will be mostly dry throughout the day Wednesday, but will allow for a stray shower to move in overnight.
Officials say a valve left in the wrong position led to an overflow of 6 million gallons of diluted wastewater at a plant in Accokeek.
Maryland is battered by heavy rainfall for a second straight day, and it won’t be letting up any time soon.