USNA Weather Forecast
A cold front will approach the region from the west late in the day on Friday. Ahead of the front, southerly flow will warm temperatures to near 80 oF Friday afternoon. The front is expected to pass around sunset on Friday with a line of showers and thunderstorms. While it is possible (5% chance) that isolated severe storms could develop and contain strong winds, the threat for severe weather is greater to our north, along the Mason Dixon line. Behind the front, Saturday will be breezy and cool with gradually clearing skies. Sunny and seasonable weather will persist through Columbus Day.
Note: Due to the federal holiday on 12 October (Columbus Day), the next forecast will be issued on 14 October.
Five Day Forecast:
- Friday: Partly sunny and warm in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms are likely during evening (75% chance). Southwest wind 8-12 mph, gusting to 20 mph during the day. The wind will become northerly overnight. High near 79 oF. Low near 56 oF.
- Saturday: Clearing skies, breezy, and cool. North wind 12-18 mph, gusting to 25 mph. High 62-66 oF. Low 48-52 oF.
- Sunday: Sunny and seasonably cool. Variable winds around 5 mph. High: 66-70 oF. Low: 52-56 oF.
- Monday: Sunny and seasonable. South wind 5-10 mph. High: 68-72 oF. Low: 58-62 oF.
- Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a chance for rain showers (30% chance). Southwest wind 12-18 mph, gusting to 20 mph. High: 68-72 oF. Low: 52-56 oF.
ISSUED: 09 October 2015 at 0800
NEXT FORECAST: 14 October 2015
FORECASTER: Meteorologist A.R. Davies