Tuesday November 27 2018
It is Giving Tuesday and the storm to our north is giving us plenty of wind and cold air. The snow is locked up to the north and some reaching western Maryland. After a few cold days, another storm reaches us making yet another wet weekend. The extended outlook does show the pattern change on target in early December after a mild start to the month.
Local Weather Stats For November 27 in Baltimore
Average High: 52ºF
Record High: 74ºF in 1896
Average Low: 33ºF
Record Low: 18ºF in 1991
*Record Snow: 3.5″ in 1978
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset 4:44 PM
*Daylight = 1:25 shorter than yesterday
*Bay Water Temperature = 47ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House
Record Rain Year Update:
The rain on Monday was 0.42″ at BWI. Considering the storm on the way this weekend and one month left in 2018, we may make a run for 70 inches.
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The wind is the main weather story for the next two days. As of 6 AM, here are the regional observations.
Look at the (g) for Gusts in the 20 to 30 mph range.
Weather Set Up
Low Pressure set up in New England will be crawling over the next 24 hours as it deepens. This will bring us gusty winds today and stronger winds Wednesday.
Temps And Wind Chill Today
Gusty today, stronger tomorrow.
The next storm will bring showers Friday. At this point it looks like an afternoon arrival, so the risk of icing will be confined to the mountains. But heavy rain is expected on Saturday… especially in the afternoon (again).
After the weekend storm, warmer air will surge in… But don’t be lulled by the warm start to December. There will be a crash with the pattern change around December 5-8
The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the best predictor of cold and stormy patterns. It does NOT give specifics on storms, just the set up for the atmosphere to ‘turn’. This appears to show up between December 5th and 8th.
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