Monday September 17 2018
Florence is no longer a tropical storm, and the National Hurricane Center has stopped issuing advisories. But the remnant Low will bring us some rain today and tomorrow. The core of the storm and heavy rain will be just west of the big cities with the potential for 1 to 3 inches of rain. Light rain moves in this morning, then we increased the threat of storms this afternoon into Tuesday. Some may be heavy, but they will be spotty.
Considering the wet summer and soggy soil, our flood potential is similar to what we have already experienced, so that should limit the anxiety of this former hurricane. The outlook shows a big pattern change that will make it feel much more like autumn next week as temperatures will drop. But we have a few more muggy, wet days first. Here’s a look:
The heaviest rain will bee inland from I-95 with 1 to 3 inches. The most will be in the mountains. The big cities to Delmarva expect a general 0.5″ to 1.0″. Any individual heavy cell could boost that.
Local Weather Stats For September 17 in Baltimore
Average High: 78ºF
Record High: 98ºF in 1991
Average Low: 57ºF
Record Low: 44ºF in 1984
Sunrise: 6:49 AM
Sunset 7:15 PM
*Daylight = 2:32 shorter than yesterday
*Bay Water Temperature = 75ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House
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Morning Snap Shot
It is warm and muggy again. The east wind will primarily be an issue with sloshing water on the Bay… piling on the western shore.
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Rain spreads in during the morning, then storms build intros afternoon. The heaviest storms may be mid afternoon through evening and tonight.
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