Wednesday August 29 2018

Just looking at temperatures this morning and we can see how dangerous the temperatures will be this afternoon. Most start in the mid to upper 70s with a 6 AM reading in the lower 80s from downtown Baltimore and around the mid portion of the Chesapeake Bay.  The humidity is oppressive and that will add to the feel of the air reaching over 100ºF this afternoon.

It has been worse!

Looking at the record books for Baltimore, there are two distinct late August Heat Waves that stand out from 1948 and 1953. Check this out:

DateYearRecord High Temperature
August 261948101ºF
August 271948102ºF
August 281948101ºF
August 291953100ºF
August 301953101ºF
August 311953102ºF

 

The heat will break a little over Labor Day Weekend but that will come with the price of more clouds along with shower and thunderstorms (primarily in the afternoons). See the outlook below. The other ‘stuff’ I will be working on for later today: Very low activity in the tropics and tornado season, and any hint to the winter.

 

Local Weather Stats For August 29 in Baltimore

Average High:  83ºF

Record High: 100ºF in 1953

Average  Low: 63ºF

Record Low: 53ºF in 1885

Sunrise: 6:32 AM

Sunset 7:41 PM

*Daylight = 2:26 shorter than yesterday 

*Bay Water Temperature = 81ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House

Morning Snapshot

 

Many areas starting in the mid 70s to lower 80s

 

Afternoon Heat

 

 

 

Rain Animation

Increasing Afternoon Storms Through Labor Day Weekend

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Temperature Outlook

 

 

 

 

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