With temperatures expected to be mostly in the middle and upper 30s, the wind is going to make it feel like it’s in the teens Thursday morning and the 20s by the afternoon.
High pressure will continue to build in overnight, bringing us mostly clear skies and cool temps with lows forecast in the mid 30s.
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.
The radar loop suggests that we will remain in a pretty constant rainfall pattern for the next several hours with some embedded pockets of heavier rainfall.
With high pressure we should expect breaks in clouds Friday afternoon and winds to pick up Saturday. Sunday may have clouds but also sunshine.
A largely dry cold front has begun to move through the region.
Sunshine will be more abundant on Tuesday than on Monday as high pressure controls most levels of the atmosphere.
The heat wave we’ve been dealing with this week will last for a few more days, although we’re going to see some thunderstorm activity begin to creep into the picture, too.
It is possible for temps to get a degree or two higher than 97 on at least one of the next few days, but overall I think our forecast is on target.
A stretch of hot, humid weather hits Maryland and a Code Red Heat Alert has been declared for the city of Baltimore Tuesday through Friday.
The regional radar is showing a few pockets of heavy rain occurring in the Delmarva Region early Thursday, which could cause some minor flooding issues.