Preakness Stakes 2018 weather forecast: Isolated thunderstorms could hit Pimlico before post time
Justify will try to win on a muddy track for the second time in three weeks
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Kentucky Derby winner Justify hasn't had much trouble running on wet tracks, and he'll probably have to do it again on Saturday at the, because there's still not a whole lot of dry land to be found in the weather forecast for Saturday -- a forecast that suggests isolated thunderstorms could hit Pimlico Race Course in the lead-up to post time at 6:48 p.m. Eastern.
The Weather Channel says there is only as high as a 50-percent chance of rain Saturday afternoon and early evening, and even that rain would likely come in the form of a passing thunderstorm. But Baltimore is still expected to get something in the hours leading up to the Preakness, with isolated and scattered storms on the radar until about 6:30 p.m.
At 6:45 p.m., for what it's worth, the forecast is just "cloudy," with a 25-percent chance of rain.
Either way, the Preakness Stakes figure to be wet and muddy. This comes two weeks afterafter a record amount of Kentucky Derby rainfall.
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