05/18/2013 9:55AM

Preakness Stakes: Rain possible before race time


BALTIMORE – The 13-race Preakness Stakes card at Pimlico Race Course could see a change in weather patterns from the cloudy skies and 70-degree temperatures the program opened under at 10:45 a.m. Eastern.

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There is a high likelihood of rain moving in around 5 p.m., with the precipitation potentially continuing into the 6 p.m. block, according to an hourly weather forecast from weather.com. The Preakness is scheduled for 6:18 p.m. Eastern.

The current conditions are cloudy skies and 73 degrees with a 50 percent chance of rain, according to weather.com.