Storm Team 11 Forecast: Turning colder with windy conditions

  • Storm Team 11 Forecast: Turning colder with windy conditions

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Turning colder with windy conditions

Peak wind gusts recorded Friday included 71 mph at Washington Dulles International Airport, 64 mph at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and 61 mph at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Also, there is a chance of isolated strong storms Sunday evening over eastern Kansas. High pressure builds in early next week with partly sunny skies.

"Winds at these speeds can cause flying debris, turn unsecured objects into projectiles, & cause power outages", the weather service warned.

Expect mostly cloudy skies, showers, and lows near 50 tonight.

Today's National Weather Service forecast: Snow, which could be heavy at times. New precipitation amounts between a half inch and three quarters of an inch are possible. High: 65. Wind: SE 10-20 miles per hour.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

MONDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 48. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Winds will crank up for Friday and Saturday with gusts to near 40 miles per hour possible.

Be prepared for heavy rain, snow, flooding, and high winds. East winds around 5 miles per hour.

"Rainfall of 1 to 3 inches, locally up to 4 inches possible, will produce significant rises on streams and rivers". South wind around 6 miles per hour.

On the western slopes only, in ski country, several inches of snow will be possible. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Saturday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Sunday should remain sunny with a higher of 56.

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 41.

Tuesday: A chance of showers. South wind 5 to 11 miles per hour.