Saturday November 18

The rain so far today may have been mostly west and north of Baltimore, but all of us will get in on the action overnight. A Wind Advisory is in place from 3 AM to 4 PM Sunday for all of the shaded counties in the map above. Most of Maryland, Delaware, northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania.  Gusts that could reach up to 50 mph with the worst of the winds between 3 AM and 7 AM.  That is why I posted the timeline for the strongest winds in the slider below.  A very strong cold front will be swinging through before sunrise with a shift of winds that will carry a lot of force. The temperatures will continue to rise and stay in the 50s thanks to southerly winds that will increase tonight. But the cold front will mark the shift to the west, a colder air mass, and for a few hours carry winds between 30 and 50 mph.

If anyone near you has holiday decorations up, they may end up in another yard or out of sight. Many left over leaves will be stripped from the trees, and some branches or power lines could come down, but let’s hope for the best. The winds will be gusty but ease to more reasonable speeds by Sunday evening.

Cold Front Arriving With The Strongest Gusts

 

—> slider: Wind Timeline

 

Wind Gusts:

Winds will begin to ease up by sunset and then overnight Sunday. 

My Winter Outlook Will Be Posted Sunday Morning!

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PJ bottoms still inside out- They have to be to help bring on the snow.

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