February 22 6 AM Update- There is a full moon today at 1:20 PM EST that rises in central Maryland at 6 PM. It’s called the snow moon in February, but what makes it more special is the date. My friend Tony Pann follows numerology and called me last week while I was at a school delivering FITF shirts to share this nugget of info: When you see the repeating numbers 2-2-2 together, it means ‘keep the faith’. So according to him, we could call this the Faith in the Flakes Moon. Love it! Considering the warm pattern and severe storm risk this week, you will need your FITF, but we still have some snow in the mix and plenty of winter left. But this week will be warm and likely the first in a while with schools unaffected by the weather.
After a sunny and dry day near 50°F today, the rain returns after midnight. There is a small chance that is starts with snow far inland, but the freezing line seems to no be a factor Tuesday morning. The warm air and rain will win.
Wet and Stormy Week:
Rain will fall on the warmer end of a strong Ohio Valley storm. The first wave arrives Tuesday, but Wednesday is when we could see flooding. In fact, there is a chance for thunderstorms helping to add to our rain totals. Here is the timeline (slider–>)