Brian's exclusive forecast for Annapolis: Clouds from time to time overnight. Cool with a low in the mid to upper 40s. Light winds. Morning clouds and sun on Saturday, then becoming mostly cloudy with a few light showers. The high will be around 70. Scattered showers on Saturday night, then mostly cloudy with a low in the mid to upper 50s. Morning clouds give way to afternoon sunshine on Sunday and a high in the mid 60s. Northwest wind around 10 to 15. The extended outlook calls for sunshine on Monday with lows in the mid 40s and highs in the mid 60s. Mostly sunny on Tuesday with lows in the low 40s and highs in the low 60s. Mostly sunny on Wednesday with lows around 40 and highs around 60. Mostly sunny on Thursday with lows in the mid to upper 30s and highs in the mid to upper 50s.
At 10 p.m. this evening, temperatures around the bay range from the upper 40s to lower 50s. A full moon is rising into the evening sky. Earlier this evening, clouds obscured the partial lunar eclipse in some areas. Occasional cloudiness will continue overnight. A cold front will approach the bay from the west on Saturday. As a result, clouds will overspread the region during the afternoon. There may be occasional rain showers from Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening. Highs on Saturday will reach the upper 60s to lower 70s and then fall back into the 50s by Sunday morning. As the cold front moves to our east on Sunday, morning clouds will give way to afternoon sunshine with highs in the mid 60s. The coolest air of the autumn season will overspread the Middle Atlantic states next week with highs by Wednesday only in the upper 50s. Overnight lows may drop into the middle to upper 30s.
On the Maryland portion of Chesapeake Bay, no advisories are currently in effect. Winds tonight will come out of the west at 10 knots with waves one foot or less. Winds on Saturday will come out of the southwest at 10 knots with waves less than one foot. Winds on Saturday night will come out of the southwest at 10 knots and then shift to the northwest at 10 knots with waves around one foot. Marine weather information is provided only as a guide. Boaters should always stay tuned to the latest forecasts and advisories from the National Weather Service.
The average high temperature for October 19 is 66 degrees and the average low is 44 degrees. The records at Baltimore on this date are 82 degrees in 1947 and 30 degrees in 1976. Weather data courtesy of the National Weather Service. For more weather updates, please visit my Chesapeake Bay Weather page on Facebook, and if you're heading to Ocean City feel free to check out my Ocean City MD Weather page on Facebook. You can also follow me on Twitter @chesbayweather.