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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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Potomac MD

7 Day Forecast

Overnight

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

Low: 36 °F

Wednesday

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain/Snow

High: 38 °FFalling Temperatures

Wednesday
Night

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 31 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 41 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: 25 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 37 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 28 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 44 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Rain, mainly after 5am. Low around 36. North wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Rain and snow. Temperature falling to around 35 by 2pm. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Rain and snow likely before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thanksgiving Day A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 37.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.