Showers and T-storms remain a risk Saturday
Looks like we will continue to deal with a risk of showers and thunderstorms as we enter the long holiday weekend. Sunday looks like it will be the best day to be outdoors in Central Maryland. Monday doesn't look too bad at this distance, but it will be hot, with a forecast high near 90 derees.
Whatever storms we get Friday afternoon and evening as this weakening cold front to our west drifts by should not be as intense as last night's display. Forecasters out at Sterling say there's a 50 percent chance of showers in the afternoon, rising to 60 percent in the evening. The more vigorous convection should stay to our south and west
Storm chances drop to 30 percent here on Saturday and peter out through the evening. High temperatures will hold in the mid-70s if the forecast holds up. Things will start to clear out as high pressure moves in behind the cold front, leading to a fine Sunday with sunny skies and a high near 80.
Memorial Day promises to be mostly sunny, but much hotter, with a high near 90 degrees. And the next cold front looks like it will hold off until Tuesday or Tuesday night, keeping the risk of showers and storms on hold until the new workweek begins.
(SUN PHOTO/Monica Lopossay, 2008)