Maryland weather: Sunny start to the week, then showers possible heading into Orioles’ opener Thursday

After a sunny start to the week, showers are expected Wednesday and early Thursday before possibly letting up shortly before the start of the Orioles’ season opener.

Monday is forecast to be sunny with a high around 55 degrees, and Tuesday is expected to be mostly cloudy with a high near 54, according to the National Weather Service.

Showers are likely Wednesday, mainly after 2 p.m., on a day that will otherwise be mostly cloudy with a high around 56.

Showers are likely Thursday as well, mainly before 2 p.m. The high is expected to be near 57. The Orioles are scheduled to open their season against the Los Angeles Angels at 3 p.m. that day at Camden Yards. The chance of daytime precipitation is 70% and nighttime precipitation is 30%.

Friday, a scheduled day off for the Orioles, is expected to be sunny with a high near 58.

Saturday and Sunday are forecast to be mostly sunny with highs near 65 and 70, respectively.