September 14 2018

Hurricane Florence was 25 miles from Wilmington NC at 5 AM. That means the eye was still offshore, but getting closer. The top winds were down to 90 mph, making this a Category 1 however the ocean still carries the wave memory of a stronger storm making for major flood problems remaining in the southeast.  They are still expecting a range of 15 to 40 inches of rain, in part due to the slow movement. On the north side, some showers have reached Maryland and Delaware this morning, but the winds are not much more than a moderate Nor’Easter.

Here is a look at what we can expect locally today. I still expect a nice weekend gradually expanding from north to south. Then we get some rain on the curve and pass through of the remnant Low next Monday and Tuesday.


Local Weather Stats For September 14 in Baltimore

Average High:  79ºF

Record High: 94ºF in 1931

Average  Low: 59ºF

Record Low: 42ºF in 1975

Sunrise: 6:46 AM

Sunset 7:16 PM

*Daylight = 2:32 shorter than yesterday 

*Bay Water Temperature = 76ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House 


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Winter Outlook From Two Different Farmers Almanacs

Video of Hurricane Hunter flying into the Eye and first call for track shifting 

Wind and Storm Surge Expectations


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Morning SnapShot

The northeast wind is helping to battle any high water in the bay. Flooding still expected on the western shore especially in southern Maryland. High waves and flooding into Ocean City through Saturday.


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Wind Expectation 

We generally will continue with 10 to 20 mph winds and gusts to 30 mph. This is most likely to be on the stronger end near the Bay and southern Maryland.





Forecast Animation

Rain likely to clip the mountains Sunday and then return for our area Monday and Tuesday. At this time this will behave more like a strong cold front for us


Forecast Track


Rainfall Through Tuesday

Locally the bulk of rain will be Monday and Tuesday



Temperature Outlook



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