Saturday December 15 2018
Seriously! How many times have we done this? A storm, on the weekend… Too many! Here we go again and the Flood Watch all weekend through Sunday morning. I truly believe should be expanded beyond Virginia and Maryland to include southern Pennsylvania and Delmarva. The entire region will have an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain and possibly some thunder. The rain will be heavy at times today and tonight.
Too Much Rain
On Friday, BWI recorded 0.22″ putting the yearly total now at 65.89″. We continue to add to the wettest year on record.
The soggy ground is why any rain could lead to flooding and even soften the soil for some trees to come down again.
Morning Set Up
The core Low Pressure is located in the southeast US. This surface map is having a hard time locating the primary Low, but you will see the upper level circulation easily in the satellite loop below. We still have areas of thick fog along with the rain as mild temperatures move in with a lot of moisture.
Tracking The Upper Low- Keeping Us Wet Through Sunday
Follow the circulation across southern Maryland and off of the coast. The dark bands that follow on Monday will be the colder air that I originally thought would bring us snow showers…. The set up now appears to stay to our north and miss most of us.
The hourly sliders for today and tomorrow are below.
Local Weather Stats For December 15 in Baltimore
Average High: 45ºF
Record High: 70ºF in 1971
Average Low: 28ºF
Record Low: 11ºF in 1960
*Record Snow: 5.7″ in 1905
Sunrise: 7:19 AM
Sunset 4:44 PM
*Daylight = 0:25 shorter than yesterday
*Bay Water Temperature = 40ºF at Thomas Pt. Light House
Rain Timeline Saturday —> slider
Rain Timeline Sunday —> slider
Snow Day Kit
Our ritual the night before a storm is finally in one kit. Maybe if more Maryland kids had this, the storm would reach us 🙂
- This includes a very soft raglan Tee printed inside out with #FITF AND the check list, #FITF spoon for under your pillow, ice cube tray with snowflake shapes, chalk, a #FITF wrist-band, a mini SnowStix, and a bag to carry it all in.
- Order by December 14 and it should arrive for the holiday.
- This will also help us give a free Snow Day Kit to each of the Just In Power Kids.
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