While the week started on a dry note, a slow-moving storm has the potential to unload several inches of rain on Washington, D.C./Baltimore area through midweek.
The same storm responsible for severe weather and tornadoes over the Central and Southern states will send periods of rain through the mid-Atlantic into Wednesday.
While the rain will alleviate brushfire conditions, it can bring problems on the other end of the spectrum, such as travel delays from flash and urban flooding, as well as poor visibility.
The rainfall has the potential to disrupt Orioles/Pirates baseball at Camden Yards through Thursday. Wednesday evening's game has been postponed.
During Thursday, the flow will become more west to southwesterly. From this direction, the chilly flow from the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay will be turned off. However, eventually cooler air from the Midwest will filter east of the Appalachians this weekend.
The reversal of the winds will not end the chance of rain. The pattern could allow locally heavy, gusty thunderstorms to come calling on Thursday.
Spotty showers from the ancient storm over the Midwest will settle over the region this weekend.
The Blizzard of 2015 took aim at the Northeast Monday into Tuesday, bringing travel to a halt throughout the region, including major metropolitan areas, such as New York City and Boston.
Those in New England may be reminded of the Blizzard of 2015 early this weekend as a strengthening storm system impacts the region.
A snowstorm will sweep from the Midwest to the Northeast spanning this weekend into Groundhog Day and will cause major travel delays and disruptions to daily activities.
A dip in the jet stream will continue to keep much of Europe in a stormy, unsettled pattern through this weekend.
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Smith River, BC (1947)
Minus 74 degrees F -- coldest ever in province.
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Great Buffalo blizzard abated after 3 days. Winds to 75 mph and huge drifts paralyzed the city.
Peter, UT (1985)
Minus 66 degrees -- all-time low for Utah.