QUICK FORECAST:

Overnight: A few clouds. Low 38.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, breezy & cool with rain and showers. High: 50.
Friday: Mostly cloudy, breezy & milder with rain, showers and T-storms. High: 64.

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FORECAST DISCUSSION: 

Not as cold overnight under partly cloudy skies with lows in the 30s. The Thursday morning commute will be dry but prepare for a slow and wet commute home. We are looking at over an inch of rain by Friday afternoon. The ground is saturated and with the threat of heavy rain a Flood Watch cover the Metro Area Thursday night - Friday evening. Winds too, could be a factor. Winds could gust over 30 mph Thursday night.

Periods of rain return starting around noon Thursday with heavy rain overnight Thursday. Click here to learn more about the rain on the way.

DETAILED FORECAST:

Overnight: A few clouds. Low 38.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, breezy & cool with mainly PM rain and showers. Highs: 48 - 53. Winds: E 10 - 15.
Friday: Mostly cloudy, windy & milder with rain, showers and T-storms. Highs: 59 - 64. Winds: SE 10 - 20.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK: 

A wet pattern returns to finish the work week as a big low pressure system tracks into the Mid-Atlantic. This will bring showers/rain to the area starting around noon Thursday, lasting through Friday. Friday turns unseasonably warm with highs in the 60s! App users click here.

The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WATCH which will start Thursday at 7 p.m.  App users click here to see the Flood Watch 

FLOOD WATCH 12_19_18
FLOOD WATCH THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING
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Click here to learn more about the timing of rain/showers/t-storms.

EXCESSIVE RAINFALL 12_19_18
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
WEATHER TEAM

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Friday: Cloudy, windy and warmer with rain, showers & t-storms. Highs: 59 - 64.

Saturday: Returning partly sunny, windy at times and not as warm. Mountain snow showers. Highs: Around 48 - 53

Sunday: Partly cloudy and chilly. Highs: 48 - 53.

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