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    DC, Baltimore: Rain to Dampen Weekend Plans

    By By Alex Sosnowski, senior meteorologist.
    August 03, 2014, 12:17:01 AM EDT

    Rain will converge along the Atlantic Seaboard this weekend with Washington, D.C., and Baltimore caught on the edge.

    As more humid air begins to push back in from the Atlantic Ocean, a series of disturbances moving up from the South will unleash downpours.

    One or more rounds of rain and thunderstorms are in the offing this weekend that cannot only slow travel at times, but also soak a day at the beach or the ballpark.


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    There is a chance of delays during each of the games this weekend between the Phillies and Nationals at Nationals Park, and between the Orioles and Mariners at Camden Yards.

    How high temperatures get this weekend will depend on cloud cover and the timing and duration of the rainfall, which could last several hours.

    High temperatures are forecast to range from the 70s to the lower 80s, which is well below the average high in the upper 80s for early August.

    More typical warmth, humidity and less rain is forecast for next week.

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