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Average Last Frost or Freeze Dates And Map For Maryland

There is a good reason why many gardeners suggest NOT to plan tomatoes until after Mother's Day. Early surges of warm air in spring can be deceiving. Just because the temperatures reach the 80s or even 90ºF does not mean we safely into the growing season. In fact often an abnormal warm up in March

By | 2017-05-07T08:54:55+00:00 May 7th, 2017|freeze, Frost, map, Maryland, Pennsylvania, spring|Comments Off on Average Last Frost or Freeze Dates And Map For Maryland

Warmer Pattern Change This Week

Sunday April 9 - There was a Frost Advisory this morning and temperatures were widespread in the 30s at daybreak. This is where we bounce off of the bottom. The same High Pressure that followed our storm with cold winds, is sliding off of the coast. This will shift the winds (not as strong) from

By | 2017-05-03T22:58:49+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Forecast, spring, warm, weather|Comments Off on Warmer Pattern Change This Week

Bitter Sweet: Spring Sheds Light On Peach Crop Damage

Sunday April 2 - Today will be a mild spring day. More sunshine and warmer temperatures back into the 60s. Saturday brought a mix of clouds with more sunshine in southern Maryland where Swann Farm. It put on a great display in the time lapse video that owner Kelly sent me, but comes with the

By | 2017-05-03T22:58:50+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|blossom, damage, farm, flowers, peach, spring, time lapse video|Comments Off on Bitter Sweet: Spring Sheds Light On Peach Crop Damage

Cherry Blossoms In Peak Bloom Now And Photos Prove It

Sunday March 26 - The National Park Service has declared the Cherry Blossoms around the National Mall and Tidal Basin in Washington DC are at peak bloom. The Yoshino Trees will remain that way for the next 4 to 7 days. This means we have until the end of March to see at least 70%

By | 2017-05-03T22:58:50+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Cherry Blossom, cherry blossoms, National Park Service, peak bloom, photos, spring, Washington|Comments Off on Cherry Blossoms In Peak Bloom Now And Photos Prove It

Two More Days Then It Really Looks Like Spring

Tuesday March 21 - Rain moved through early this morning and left some damp roads behind. There may be some scattered showers to our north, but this system is pretty much said and done. However, there will be a shift of winds and cold air locking in for a few days.  Now that we are

By | 2017-05-03T22:58:51+00:00 March 21st, 2017|cold, Forecast, March, Outlook, spring, warm, weekend|Comments Off on Two More Days Then It Really Looks Like Spring

Spring Begins Today But Equinox Is Not Exactly Equal

Technically the spring season begins today, but there are a few definitions of the season. Meteorological Spring begin on March 1, as the seasons are grouped in blocks of three full months. But today at 6:28 AM EDT the direct rays of the sun crossed the equator and for the next 6 months will be

By | 2017-05-03T22:58:51+00:00 March 20th, 2017|equinox, season, seasonal summary, spring, sun, vernal, video|Comments Off on Spring Begins Today But Equinox Is Not Exactly Equal