Thursday October 5
Today is the Full Harvest Moon. Parents, teachers, and first responders… good luck! The weather will be another step back to late summer as we aim of the 80s. The next few days will also reach the 80s as a cold front skirts just north but can not pass through. A few showers could reach the northern and western suburbs, but not much luck getting past the mountains this evening. Some drops could reach as close as Carroll, Baltimore, and York Counties by sunset.
The next hope for rain will arrive Sunday, and continue onto next week as we track a possible tropical system that is trying to form in the western Caribbean. We expect Tropical Storm Nate will get named today or tomorrow and heavy for the Gulf Coast this weekend. Then reach us by Tuesday next week. Rain will spread ahead of it and could linger after it passes… but the track is still uncertain so how much water we get is still ‘up in the air’.
Full Moon – Officially full at 2:41 PM
Normal High : 70ºF
Record High: 97ºF in 1941
Normal Low: 49ºF
Record Low: 35ºF in 1996
Sunrise – 7:06 AM
Sunset – 6:44 PM
Most of us will be in the mid 70s before lunchtime and reach a high of 84ºF this afternoon.
Showers This Evening
Light rain may arrive around sunset. the mountains and hills west/north of Baltimore have the best chance. Models indicate a heaviest shower in PA between York and Harrisburg.
This is the GFS Model indicating showers Sunday into net week. The best chance of steady rain will be with the remains of Nate Monday and Tuesday
Also See: Potential For Tropical Storm Nate
We need to wait until the storm passed next week to allow cooler weather to settle back in.
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