In the wake of the drenching, gusty and disruptive storms through Tuesday, drier air will settle into the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas through Thursday.
Some sunshine is forecast for the city and suburbs with lowering humidity Wednesday and Thursday, while downpours still threaten to ruin the day at the beach Wednesday.
The less humid air will set the stage for lower temperatures at night. Lows will dip to unseasonably cool levels in the northern and western suburbs into the end of the week, while record chill holds up over the Midwest.
During the weekend and into next week, humidity levels and eventually temperatures will trend upward. As this happens, the risk of thunderstorms will increase across the region.
A winter storm spreading a swath of snow and ice across the central U.S. will continue to impact travel before reaching the Northeast on Sunday.
While more storms are on the horizon to start March, the accompanying cold shots will be less extreme.
As a large storm rolls out of the Plains and Midwest, a swath of snow, ice and travel disruptions will extend into the Northeast for the start of March.
Yet another winter storm will take aim at the Northeast and Midwest next week with widespread ice and flooding concerns.
A storm will whip across the United Kingdom and the North Sea through Sunday with potentially damaging and disruptive winds.
Residents in Spokane, Washington, recently caught sight of the unique phenomenon known as "hole punch" clouds that cause a gaping hole in the otherwise cloudy sky.