Plenty of sunshine with an isolated chance of a pop-up t’shower

Today's Forecast

There will be a better chanced for precipitation to come Thursday afternoon and evening.

After morning fog, we should be partly sunny for the rest of the day. A few extra clouds overnight will keep us warm. Lows will be in the into the upper 60’s and lower 70’s, but a chance of cloudier skies along with a better chance of showers and storms will come as we head into Thursday into Friday.

Instability will continue Wednesday into Thursday. Isolated to scattered pop-up thundershowers are possible Wednesday while storms will be more likely for Thursday. Areas to the northwest are under a marginal risk for severe weather. This region is mainly in the Mountains of Maryland and Pennsylvania; however, southeasterly winds may kick up the threat level as we go into Thursday.

The current weather sounding is showing a good bit of instability this Wednesday morning. Anticipate continued atmospheric volatility as we head into Thursday as dewpoint temperatures remain in the upper 60’s and 70’s. Friday will bring early morning showers before trying to clear out during the afternoon. Slightly muggy conditions will follow into Friday and especially Saturday as temperatures rise into the 90’s with plenty of sunshine.

There will be an isolated chance of showers Saturday. Most of us will remain dry over the weekend as increase heat and humidity create a mini-heatwave as temperatures will be close if not at 90 over the weekend and into next week.

Hot and muggy conditions are in for Monday, but a chance of showers will come Tuesday or so and hopefully cool us off during the mid to latter part of the week. Stay tuned for the latest developments.

Here is a look at your 7-day forecast:

Wednesday: Partly sunny skies with thundershowers mainly to the southeast. Highs will be in the mid to upper 80’s. Winds will be out of the north at 5-10 mph.

Wednesday night: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of morning fog Thursday morning. Lows will be in the upper 60’s and lower 70’s. Winds will be out of the north-northeast at 5-10 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. A few storms will be severe. Highs will be in the low to mid 80’s with only a few going into the upper 80’s.

Friday: Partly sunny skies with a slight chance of an early morning shower with a stray pop-up as we head into the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid to upper 80’s.

Saturday: Watch for partly sunny skies with an off chance of an isolated pop-up shower. Highs will be in the upper 80’s and lower 90’s.

Sunday: Plan on partly sunny skies with high temperatures in the low to mid 90’s.

Monday: Hot and humid with increasing clouds. Highs will be in the upper 80’s and low to mid 90’s.

Tuesday: Wait for partly cloudy skies with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid to upper 80’s. A few areas could reach 90 degrees.

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Meteorologist Derek Bowen

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