April 1 2021
The strong cold front that moved through early in the morning brought with it heavy rain, gusty winds, and some early snow with the falling temperatures. But it was the unstable air that helped take those winds from the Great Lakes and produce showers through the day that resulted in a rare April snow.
Actually, it’s not that rare to get snow falling in metro Baltimore in the first week of April. It happens in about half of all years. The type of snow was rare. More on the Graupel below.
Did you see it? How would you describe it? And, are you ready to close out winter now? Check out what might be our final push of the season.
Here was the radar loop between 3:00 and 3:30 PM showing the snow in blue. Temperatures ranged between 36ºF and 39ºF in the snow zone.
But the type of snow was the rare. Let’s start in Westminster with this… Then see video and more photos below.
Mary Lynn Wildisan was one of many that described them as Dippin’ Dot snow
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