Monday February 4 2019

Last night might have been the lowest score in the Super Bowl History, but at least we have come out of the lowest temperatures. We still have some cold air and freezing temps around. Combine that with fog and we have some advisories this morning. This once again my be confusing, but I can only pass along what your local National Weather Service Office issues and point out what is missing.

Temps will warm today and this week overall. Reminder that if you live by the water where there is ice, temperatures may be 10 to 20 degrees cool there.

The Air Quality alert is due to light wind with warmer air aloft and cold ground/ice on the water.  This allows pollution partials build up and what the air quality goes down.


Freezing Fog Advisory (Delaware ad New Jersey)

Air Quality Alert (West of the Chesapeake Bay/along I-95 to metro Philadelphia)

The Eastern Shore of Maryland often says they are ignored, and I understand. There is fog and Caroline County has a school delay, but no advisory. Please be careful driving as cold air with the fog may cause some spots to be icy.


Morning  Temperatures

Many areas in the 20s in areas where there is fog, but not an advisory… can lead to icy spots. Just drive with caution. Especially on bridges and overpasses.


Local Weather Stats For February 4, 2019 in Baltimore

Average High:  43ºF

Record High: 71ºF in 1991

Average  Low: 25ºF

Record Low:  5ºF in 1918

                         *Record Snow:  7.2″ in 1995

Sunrise: 7:10 AM

Sunset 5:30 PM 

*Daylight = 2:09 longer than yesterday 

*Bay Water Temperature = 34ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House 


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Temperatures This Week

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Weather Animation

There will be some rain this week. The cool down will come with showers later Wednesday into Thursday morning. Then again on Friday to end the warm spell. The really warm air shown above for Thursday and Friday are all contingent on the front moving back north.



After this warm week we should return to near ‘normal’ temperatures for the middle of February.


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