7:15 AM | Nice again today, but showers/thunderstorms tomorrow and then powerful coastal storm Sunday/Monday

6-Day Forecast

Today

Mostly sunny, pleasant, mid 70’s

Tonight

Becoming mostly cloudy, mild, could be a shower late, mid-to-upper 50’s

Saturday

Mostly cloudy, still warm, occasional showers and thunderstorms; especially, during the afternoon, near 75

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy, more showers possible, turning cooler late, near 50

Sunday

Mostly cloudy, cool, windy, occasional rain, some heavy, near 60

Monday

Mostly cloudy, windy, chilly, rain still possible, upper 50’s

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, windy, cool, near 60

Wednesday

Partly sunny, not as cool, breezy, near 65

Discussion

A powerful storm will hit the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday and Monday with drought-busting type heavy rain, increasingly strong winds and possibly damaging wet snows in the higher elevation, interior sections. Before the storm hits later this weekend, a cold front will pass through the region on Saturday and there will be showers and thunderstorms associated with the frontal passage; especially, during the afternoon and evening hours. By Sunday morning, a storm will be gathering strength near the Southeast US coast and this storm will then take a turn up the east coast. By Monday morning, this storm is likely to be right at the Mid-Atlantic coastline and then will take a turn inland prolonging the precipitation into early next week. Much cooler air will get pulled into the Mid-Atlantic behind the storm early next week and it'll stay chilly here for a few days. The total rainfall amounts in this region between Saturday morning and Monday morning could easily end up greater than two inches.