The weather service is forecasting a high of 67 degrees at
A record the airport could come closer to threatening is that for the warmest low temperature recorded, a 50-degree minimum on Jan. 30, 2002. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 40s at BWI by late Wednesday night, but the timing of that chill depends on when the cold front arrives.
Weather service forecasters expect the cold front to usher in storms between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. on this side of the Appalachians. More than an inch of rain is possible through the day, with heavy rain as any storms pass through. A coastal flood watch is in effect for the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay for Wednesday evening high tides.
Forecasters with the Storm Prediction Center in
By the time the front moves across the Baltimore area, instability in the atmosphere is expected to have waned, limiting our chances for damaging winds. The weather service is forecasting winds of 35-40 mph wind gusts across most of the area.
AccuWeather.com's Henry Margusity is meanwhile expecting a long squall line of 50 mph winds that could stretch from Pennsylvania to Georgia.