Tuesday June 29 2021

A few things have happened since my last report as my time now is being split with training for Maryland Trek 8. 

Any outdoor activities will be tough for the next few days with dangerous heat, then a couple of stormy days as the pattern shifts.  But if we compare to other areas, it is not nearly that bad.

To our south, Tropical Storm Danny was named and made landfall Monday afternoon with 45 mph winds, and that storm is now. Small cluster of clouds near Atlanta.

The Bermuda High pumping our Heat Wave helped to push that storm inland and missing us.

Morning Surface Weather



Historic Heat Wave

Pacific Northwest: Monday Highs

Records have been blown up! Areas that set all time records on Sunday, surpassed that Monday. 

Seattle/Tacoma WA: 108ºF, beat their prior record of 104ºF on Sunday. This was their 3rd day in a row with 100ºF+

Dallesport, WA: 118ºF marks the highest ever in the state



National Weather Service: Seattle-Tacoma

SO HOT… Many highways had road surface buckle in the heat!



Mid Atlantic: Monday Highs

Temps reached the lower 90s, with 80s by the water. It will turn much hotter over the next few days, but still nothing like the NW states. 

We are about to get out peak of the heat over the next two days.



Weather Almanac Today: 

Climate Data For Baltimore

Normal Low in Baltimore:  65ºF; Record 53ºF in 1974

Normal High in Baltimore: 86ºF, Record 105º F 1934



Afternoon Temperatures 


Chance of storms will be 20%, mainly in the mountains after 4 PM.



Wednesday Afternoon



Storm Chances Go Up Wednesday Evening:

I have been mentioning the poor performance of local model guidance.  Here is a different product, showing the activity mainly in the mountains between 4 PM and midnight




Looking Ahead

The heat wave will collapse with a slow moving cold front. This may bring severe storms with local flooding Thursday, and may repeat on Friday depending on how far east it can move. 




Heat Wave Watch

Record High (Baltimore)

  • June 29 (Tuesday) 105ºF in 1934
  • June 30 (Wednesday) 100ºF in 1959
  • July 1 (Thursday) 103ºF in 1901
  • July 2 (Friday) 103ºF in 1901



7 Day Forecast



Sunshine State 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.

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Sunshine State Of Mind



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Patuxent River 

Washington DC





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