Friday April 23 2021

If you were up early this morning for the Space X Rocket Launch, then you may already know… It is clear and chilly this morning. The launch was a success with Crew-2 safely on the way to the ISS. 

You would have had to squint to see the vapor trail. It was not the same as the March event as it was higher in the sky and brighter.  But, Samiuddin saw this in Ellicott City:



James Willinghan captured these 4 images and annotated where the small vapor trail was seen.



What we will see… 

  • Today: Sunshine and temps back to the 60s
  • Saturday: Increasing clouds. Rain arrives late afternoon.
  • Saturday night: Heavy rain (at times)
  • Sunday: Rain ends early, then breezy.
  • Next Week: Warming up A LOT!


Morning Surface Weather

We will have a nice day today, but nigh clouds will invade the sky. This may make for a nice sunset.  Then, clouds thicken up tomorrow with rain arriving. See that rain timeline below.




Weather Almanac: Climate Data For Baltimore

Normal Low in Baltimore: 45ºF; Record 31ºF in 1982

Normal High in Baltimore: 67ºF, Record 94ºF 1960



Afternoon Forecast



Forecast Snapshot: Central Maryland



Morning Temperatures


Afternoon Temperatures



Rain Arrival

We should get most of the day in dry, with rain arriving from south to north after 4 PM. Plan for a wet evening and night.

April-23-weather-rain saturday


Rain Animation: 4 PM Sat to 10 AM Sun




Rainfall Total



Temperature Outlook 



Sunshine Sate Of Mind

I am done with the cold and snow (for the season). I am embracing my wife’s mantra of Sunshine State of Mind.

This was designed by Shannon Berk and we will be wearing it through spring and to the beach.

Double Benefit: Proceeds will be split between our nonprofit Just In Power Kids and the development of my new weather website. That has been scheduled to be ready to launch in May.

Sunshine State Of Mind



14 Local Maryland Pages (and York PA)

We have made a page for Maryland Weather which gives you the current conditions for 14 present area locations.

Local Hourly Forecasts and Local Radar
Central Maryland



Bel Air

Carroll County/Westminster




Ocean City

Dover DE

Southern Maryland

Patuxent River 

Washington DC





National Weather Service Adds Maryland Cecil And Garrett Counties




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