Friday March 6 2020

A storm is developing and trying to phase. That is when two pieces join forces for a larger and stronger system. We will be on the very edge of this as it does its thing off of the coast. The result will be rain today, then snow mixing in and spreading southward across Maryland tonight.

Temperatures should be too warm for stickage, with the exception of some grass areas north of Baltimore and into southern Pennsylvania early Saturday.

What will follow will be a windy Saturday, then temps jump close to 70ºF by Monday.

Note: Clocks turn forward to Daylight Saving Sunday morning.  Sunset will be pushed into the 7 PM hour.

Morning Weather


Morning Temperatures 


Friday March 6, 2020 in Baltimore

Average High:  50ºF

Record High: 76ºF in 1935

Average  Low: 31ºF

Record Low:  10ºF in 2015

                      *Record Snow 10.0″ in 1962

Sunrise: 6:30 AM

Sunset 6:04 PM  

*Daylight = 2:34 longer than yesterday 

*Bay Water Temperature = 44ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House 


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Storm Animation 7 AM Friday to 7 AM Saturday

See the slider timeline plots below.

This storm will intensify quickly, but just far enough off the coast to clip but not hit us hard.



Simulations: Below are two sliders to compare the radar for rain and snow every two hours, to the temperatures (every 6 hours)

Rain and Snow Timeline

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  • Notice the spread of the rain to the north the morning.
  • Some snowflakes may mix it across the northern suburbs today. No stickage.
  • The back edge will be west of the Bay, with showers developing this afternoon.
  • Snow will drop to the south tonight.
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Northern Baltimore suburbs could get a coating of snow, and with temps below freezing Saturday morning might have some like spots.

The snow winners will be:

  • Western Maryland’s Wisp: 2 to 4 inches
  • Snowshow, WV: 6 to 10 inches



Windy and cold



Looking Ahead

After a chilly start to the weekend, temps will jump to nearly 70ºF by Monday. This has nothing to do with the clock change but will definitely make it feel like spring!




Baltimore history of snowless February(s) and winters when March brought the most snow:

Click here to see more: March Snow After Winter Has Been Slow


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Winter Outlook Series:

My Call For Snowfall Winter 2019-2020





Snowy Winters Following A Hot and Dry September


NOAA Winter Outlook Leaves Room For More Snow With Mild ‘Seasonal Average’ Temperatures





Other  Links:

See the maps for when we normally expect the first frost in this link.

Baltimore Weather At BWI May Not Be As Hot As Reported

Construction at the airport close to the weather station may be added artificial heat. Click here or the image for the details.



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