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Towards Baltimore in northeastern Maryland but boy it's all clouds to our south and west radar shows a drop in our still well south of Charlottesville and south and west of Richmond as well so even though the clouds are increasing we still have many more dry hours in front of us an opportunity for a few sprinkles by mid to late afternoon but any steadier rain should hold off until much later on in the evening temperatures of already climbed quite a bit we're up to fifty two now in Rockville Maryland fifty in Gaithersburg fifty three and hunting down over the Potomac in Virginia where the clouds are thicker it's a smidgen cooler forty seven and not Vernon Virginia forty nine in Warrington and forty four dollars airport we're right between that forty six here in Washington Heights today right around fifty seven degrees again rain becoming likely by this evening showery weather for sure through the first half of tomorrow I do think that the rain will gradually taper off towards tomorrow afternoon and evening no sunshine tomorrow but I think any real impact from rain will be more on the morning commute and the evening temperatures mid forties tomorrow morning mid fifties tomorrow afternoon then as we get into Wednesday like that to be a cloudy but dry start on Wednesday a drive Wednesday morning commute but it rain could be moderate to heavy at times and maybe even a rumble of thunder late in the day on Wednesday ahead of a cold front which will bring a real feel of February back for the final days of the month high temperatures only in the low forties on Friday Saturday and Sunday so noticeable late winter chill in the air I'm storm team four meteorologist Chuck bell for WTOP all right Chuck it is ten fifty two now we have just learned that Catherine Johnson has died at a hundred and one years old she recently got many of the honor she earned as one of the human computers profiled in the movie hidden figures NASA says Catherine Johnson died this morning she was one of the first black students at West Virginia University and then went on to work on America's space program her work included the first human spaceflight when Alan Shepard went up on the freedom seven in nineteen sixty one she was most well known for her nineteen sixty to work on John Glenn's mission again Catherine Johnson died at the age of one hundred and one B. Smith one of the nation's top black models who went on to open restaurants and launch a successful home products line has died after battling early onset Alzheimer's disease the Swiss family announced on social media that she.