Tuesday November 17 2020

We are in the middle of the step down of air masses with one more cold front to move through today. This will increase the winds, may bring some sprinkles or flurries, and then bring in the coldest air of the season.

Thermometers will reach freezing in Baltimore City and most Bay areas for the first time this season. This will be the latest first freeze on record for (at least) the last 50 years. Then we warm back a little for the weekend.

This is quite the contrast to the major hurricane landfall in Nicaragua for the second time this month.  We will take a quick look at that and video of destruction below.

Morning Weather

November 17 weather Tuesday morning



Quick Forecast

November 17 weather forecast freeze Baltimore


Hurricane Iota (eye-Ota) Satellite

Landfall last night was officially as a Category 4 with winds down a little to 155 mph.

hurricane iota landfall satellite November 17


Video Of Destruction

This roof was ripped off with strong winds in Nicaragua.



Hurricane Iota National Hurricane Center Forecast Track

This storm will weaken over the mountains. The destruction is catastrophic!

It should be down to a depression when it reaches the Pacific Coast of El Salvador. If it regenerates, it would get a new name as a new Pacific Storm.

November 17 Hurricane Iota forecast track


Back To Our Weather

Showers With Cold Front: Lake Effect Snow could bring 1 inch of accumulation to the western Maryland Mountains.  Some showers are possible that do not always show up on computer modeling. These could be sprinkles or flurries. Only for appearance, no impact.

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Temperatures : Morning and Forecast
November 17 weather temperatures Tuesday morning
November 17 weather temperatures Tuesday afternoon
The first freeze for Baltimore and Bay areas. I expect a ‘Freeze Watch or Warning’ will be issued later today.
November 17 weather temperatures Wednesday morning
November 17 weather temperatures Wednesday afternoon
Looking Ahead
November 17 weather temperature ooutlook

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