Tuesday June 7 – Tropical Storm Colin barreled across northern Florida overnight and is already over the Atlantic Ocean. This was a storm in a strengthening phase so the max potential hit the sunshine state. Now rain, wind, and high surf is hitting the southeast coastline. This thing is racing now at a forward speed of 31 mph. So while it is less than 90 miles way from Charleston, SC it will speed away. This will stay over the water but will have an indirect impact on our weather. Top wind speeds are 50 mph, but the forward speed it what I believe is impacting the east more as it is allowing the northern system affecting us to speed up and pull in colder air behind it. So as school ends this week in southern PA, it won’t feel much like summer weather.
Here a look at showers developing across central Maryland today that some models have had trouble seeing. Should this line form, it will reach Washington, Baltimore, and Annapolis early afternoon.