ABC7 StormWatch with Doug Hill and Jacqui Jeras
7 Day Forecast
3/12/201490%High: 70°Low: 22°
Today - Cloudy. A chance of showers this morning...then showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs around 70. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight - Mostly cloudy with rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Windy and cooler with lows in the lower 20s. West winds 20 to 30 mph...becoming northwest 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Chance of Precip 90% Wind South at 14 mph Humidity (midday) 65% Dewpoint (midday) 50° Wind Chill (midday) 70° Sunrise 7:24 AM EDT Sunset 7:12 PM EDT Moonrise 3:42 PM EDT Moonset 4:52 AM EDT
3/13/2014High: 34°Low: 25°
Thursday - Sunny and brisk. Much cooler with highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Thursday Night - Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph...becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Chance of Precip 0% Wind NW at 20 mph Humidity (midday) 27% Dewpoint (midday) 0° Wind Chill (midday) 23° Sunrise 7:22 AM EDT Sunset 7:13 PM EDT Moonrise 4:38 PM EDT Moonset 5:26 AM EDT
3/14/2014High: 52°Low: 36°
Friday - Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming south in the afternoon. Friday Night - Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Chance of Precip 0% Wind SSW at 7 mph Humidity (midday) 23% Dewpoint (midday) 10° Wind Chill (midday) 52° Sunrise 7:20 AM EDT Sunset 7:14 PM EDT Moonrise 5:34 PM EDT Moonset 5:59 AM EDT
3/15/2014High: 61°Low: 36°
Saturday - Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Saturday Night - Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Chance of Precip 20% Wind SW at 7 mph Humidity (midday) 50% Dewpoint (midday) 35° Wind Chill (midday) 61° Sunrise 7:19 AM EDT Sunset 7:15 PM EDT Moonrise 6:32 PM EDT Moonset 6:29 AM EDT
3/16/2014High: 52°Low: 32°
Sunday - Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Sunday Night - Rain and snow likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Chance of Precip 20% Wind NNE at 0 mph Humidity (midday) 51% Dewpoint (midday) 31° Wind Chill (midday) 52° Sunrise 7:17 AM EDT Sunset 7:16 PM EDT Moonrise 7:31 PM EDT Moonset 7:00 AM EDT
3/17/201450%High: 40°Low: 25°
Monday - Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Monday Night - Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s.
Chance of Precip 50% Wind NNE at 5 mph Humidity (midday) 56% Dewpoint (midday) 24° Wind Chill (midday) 36° Sunrise 7:16 AM EDT Sunset 7:17 PM EDT Moonrise 8:30 PM EDT Moonset 7:31 AM EDT
3/18/2014High: 41°Low: 28°
Tuesday - Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Chance of Precip 0% Wind NNW at 5 mph Humidity (midday) 41% Dewpoint (midday) 16° Wind Chill (midday) 41° Sunrise 7:14 AM EDT Sunset 7:18 PM EDT Moonrise 9:31 PM EDT Moonset 8:04 AM EDT
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Today's Forecast Updated Wednesday at 8:15 AM
One more warm day before some potentially strong late-down storms drop the mercury!
- Becoming Cloudy & Warm, Aft./Eve. Gusty Showers & Storms, Possibly Severe
- Highs: Around 70°
- Wind: South 10-20+ mph
- T’Showers End, Partial Clearing, Very Gusty & Big Cool-Down
- Lows: 20s
- Wind: NW 20-30+ Gusting to 50mph
- Partly Sunny, Gusty & Bitterly Cold
- Highs: Low to Mid 30s
- Wind Chill: 0s to 10s
WIND ADVISORY metro-wide goes into effect at 6PM this evening until 11AM tomorrow for gusts to near 50mph.
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY from 11AM to 5PM for Anne Arundel, Calvert & St Mary for tide high tides 1 to 11/2 feet above normal.
Yesterday we hit 72º at Reagan National – the last time that happened was 78 days prior! Becoming cloudy, windy and warm today as temperatures peak near 70º before a potent cold front crosses the area. Expect afternoon showers and possible strong storms with wind gust being the biggest threat.
- courtesy Storm Prediction Center
Once the severe threat diminishes the winds will continue to howl as we see a 45°+ temperature drop into the night. Winds could gust to 50mph late night into the early portion of Thursday. Highs will only reach the 30s and with a feels like reading in the single digits in the morning and teens by late-day. Warmer air returns Friday and Saturday with just the slight chance for a sprinkle to start the weekend. Please stay weather aware later today and have a great one!