Thursday April 9 2020
I squeezed all I could in the title of this post because we will be squeezing a lot of weather into the next two days. After this morning’s rain, we still have one more round of possible thunderstorms with a strong cold front. There is a risk of some storms turning severe with large hail and damaging wind.
The cold air will bring widespread winds up to 50 mph this afternoon. That cold air will bring snow to the mountains, and perhaps some locals flurries overnight.
As for frost, that could be widespread Saturday morning, with some inland areas getting a hard freeze.
Severe Storm Risk
Chance for large hail and winds gusting (in storm cells) over 58 mph. See the maps below.
Widespread winds (even without a storm cell) with and behind the cold front may reach up top 50 mph. See maps below.
- Today: A few thunderstorms may turn severe, then windy and cooler afternoon.
- Friday: Morning Snow in the mountains.
- Saturday: Morning Frost and Freeze Inland.
Radar Loop 4:30 AM to 7:30 AM
This was the first round of storms earlier
Weather Stats And Maps
Last week I started posting the daily observations and climate reports in a separate post for kids working on weather projects.
- Yesterday’s Observations
- Today’s Climate Data (temperatures, records, sun times and moon phase)
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Afternoon Peak Time
This model under estimated the storms this morning and yesterday, so use this as a rough gauge. Plan for storm between noon and 4 PM locally.
Yes, that is snow in the mountains of Western Maryland. See more below.
Snow (mostly in the mountains)
Early Friday Morning
There may be some flurries or snow showers beyond this image. Best chance will be across PA in York/Lancaster and in Maryland across northern Baltimore to Harford and Cecil Counties.
Friday Morning: Snow Accumulates In The Mountains.
This will be just prior to the Cold Front
Winds may limit the chance for frost locally. The mountains will be below freezing to support snow stickage.
Expect Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings away from the way. This may also include interior Delmarva.
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See the maps for when we normally expect the first frost in this link.
Baltimore Weather At BWI May Not Be As Hot As Reported
Construction at the airport close to the weather station may be added artificial heat. Click here or the image for the details.
Atmospheric Memory Shaped The US East Coast
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