Forecast: Rainy, freezing rain advisory, high 46

Slippery roads, sidewalks possible

January 23, 2012|The Baltimore Sun

The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 46 degrees and winds becoming southerly around 6 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New rainfall amounts between one tenth of an inch and one quarter of an inch are possible.

A freezing rain advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Monday. The advisory means periods of freezing drizzle will cause slippery roads and light icing on roadways and sidewalks.

A small craft advisory is in effect Monday afternoon and evening for the tidal Potomac River from Cobb Island to Smith Point and for the Maryland Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Smith Point.

Monday night is expected to be cloudy, with showers, a low around 43 and south winds about 8 miles per hour becoming westerly. The showers will most likely come before 7 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Tuesday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 53 degrees and west winds of 7 to 11 miles per hour.

Tuesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 36 and west winds between 6 and 8 miles per hour.

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