By Chelsea Ingram

A brief warming trend will take shape through Thursday across the Baltimore area out ahead of an approaching cold front.

High temps will be in the mid-60s Wednesday and possibly reaching the low 70s by Thursday!

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That front will then bring showers to central Maryland Thursday evening/night.

Behind the cold front, chillier air will filter in and temps will fall below normal through the end of the week and into the weekend.

Looking ahead to the long-range forecast next week, forecast models are in agreement that unsettled weather will be impacting our area… just in time for holiday travel.

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It will also get very cold, especially Monday night into Tuesday as Arctic air arrives. The tricky part of the forecast (for now) is this: will the timing of the cold air match up with the timing of the moisture from a storm system that will be developing?

Over the coming days, we will be more postured to answer this question and help you plan your Thanksgiving travel.

It is possible that we would see plain rain or a mixture of rain and perhaps some snow. It’s just too soon to be certain.

Stay tuned for forecast updates.

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Chelsea Ingram