Friday August 6 2021
A nice summer day today brings back sunshine and warming temps for most of our region. But clouds will return to start the weekend with rain over the beaches.
Then, a shift in the jet stream will set up a big heat wave for most of next week. Pardon my personal perspective on this, as it will impact my Maryland Trek team. We have safety plans in place, and will highlight them along the way.
Morning Surface Weather
High Pressure has helped to push that coastal system farther east, but we are not in the clear yet. More clouds will roll in and dominate Saturday. The rain is more likely in southern Maryland and the beaches, which could last into Sunday morning.
Then, one of the biggest heat waves of the summer next week.
Weather Almanac: Climate Data
TODAY August 6
Normal Low in Baltimore: 66ºF
Record 51ºF in 1951
Normal High in Baltimore: 87ºF
Record 105º F 1918
Cooler temps with the clouds, and rain in our southern areas.
Radar Simulation: Saturday 12 PM to Sunday 2 PM
The next chance for steady rain will be at the beaches. However showers will clip southern Maryland and Delmarva late in the day and at night.
This may take until lunchtime Sunday to clear the beaches.
Looking Ahead: Jet Stream
A large Ridge will pump in High Heat and humidity. That will also increase the risk of strong thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday.
7 Day Forecast
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