Current Conditions: Baltimore, Maryland, 10/20/2021 05:40:03 pm
Temperature

76°

Sunny

47°

Dew Point
Relative Humidity

36%

Feels Like

76°

Wind (WSW)

10mph

Air Pressure

30.06

Sun
Sun Rise

07:21 AM

Sun Set

06:20 PM

Day Length

10:59 Hours

Difference

2 min 25 sec loss

Moon
Moon Rise

06:38 PM

Moon Set

07:12 AM

Next: Last Quarter

Oct 28,2021

Moon Phase

Full Moon

Climate
Average Low

44°

66°

Average High
Record Low

28°


(1992)

87°


(1969)
Record High
Current Conditions

Hurricane Ida Now Cat 2 And Developing An Eye: Update Saturday Afternoon

Tropics

Saturday August 28: Update at 2 PM

Hurricane Ida has sustained winds of 100 mph, making this a Category 2 storm.  It is getting better organized and now displaying an eye on satellite. The significance of this represents the rapid drop of central air pressure. The structure will clear out the center of this heat engine and become more efficient with the spiral banding and symmetry. 

This is one sign that confirms the expected rapid development. Ida could jump up to Cat 3 or Cat 4 within the next day.

 

Visible Satellite 

 

National Hurricane Center Update: 2 PM Sat Aug. 28

 

  • LOCATION…25.5N 86.6W
  • ABOUT 290 MI…470 KM SSE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • ABOUT 380 MI…610 KM SE OF HOUMA LOUISIANA
  • MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…100 MPH…155 KM/H
  • PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…26 KM/H
  • MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…976 MB…28.82 INCHES

 

Satellite Loop

  • Hurricane Force Winds (754 mph +) reach 30 miles from the center.
  • Tropical Storm Force Winds (39 mph+) reach 125 miles from the center.
  • Rapid strengthening is expected in the next 24 to 36 hours up to landfall.

 

August-28-Hurricane_Ida-Category-2-Satellite

 

Surface Weather Map

Hurricane Ida is entering the central Gulf of Mexico where even warmer water will feed into the rapid development.  We still need to watch the inland path to reach us next week.

 

 

Forecast Landfall

 

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…

* East of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge Louisiana to the

Mississippi/Alabama border

* Vermilion Bay, Lake Borgne, Lake Pontchartrain, and Lake Maurepas

 

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…

* Intracoastal City Louisiana to the Mouth of the Pearl River

* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans

 

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…

* Mobile Bay

 

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

* Cameron Louisiana to west of Intracoastal City Louisiana

* Mouth of the Pearl River to the Alabama/Florida border

 

Compare Model Forecast 

(spaghetti plots)

 

Track To The Mid Atlantic…

Ida will weaken rapidly inland and then curve to to the northeast. It is likely to diminish to a Tropical Depression, but still remain a potent force for heavy rain and severe storms. The risk for flooding, damaging winds, and even quick spin up tornados will still be  possible in our region.

 



 

Rain Simulation: ECMWF Model

Landfall Sunday to Thursday Morning

Heavy rain building in Wednesday into Thursday

August-28-hurricane-ida-forecast-ecmwf-model

 

 

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