November 12 Morning Storms Then Cooler Pattern Settles In
Friday November 12
I can’t be the only one who was woken up by wind driven rain against the window. That is ahead of a strong cold front that is passing through the region now.
I’ve added the live radar widget below (that is what asked for your location).
A few days ago this looked like a rainy day. It will not be. This is just a morning event, which is a signal that weather systems continue to be moving faster than first thought.
But over the next few days we will be stuck in a cooler than normal pattern. This will bring in snow to the mountains and some additional showers in metro areas
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Morning Surface Weather
This strong cold front is part of a larger storm that is bringing the first Blizzard of the season to the Great Lakes. The core of the cold air is often delayed a day or two behind the front.
We get into the colder air this weekend. Upslope snow showers will mainly prevail in the high mountains.
Radar Snapshot at 6 AM
The line is moving to the east. But the individual cells are riding the south winds and pushing up to the north-northeast.
Live Radar Widget
Radar Forecast: 7 AM to Noon
Behind the front and when the rain ends, this shift to NW winds will bring in the start of the cooling.
Weather Almanac: Climate Data
TODAY November 12
Normal Low in Baltimore: 38ºF
Record 18ºF in 1957
Normal High in Baltimore: 58ºF
Record 78ºF 1879
An upper level system will enhance a band of showers.
It will be a brief hit of rain in some metro areas, most likely late morning to mid day. But snow showers span the day in the high mountains.
7 Day Forecast
Last Winter Recap: My Old Outlook And Your Grades Of My Storm Forecasts
Winter Weather Page – Lots of resources
Also See The Winter Outlook Series:
Solar Cycle Increasing Sunspots Suggests More Snow
Comparing 4 Different Farmer’s Almanacs: Majority colder winter outlook than NOAA
NOAA Winter Outlook- But Read The Fine Print
Signals For Early Start To Winter In November
Winter Outlook Series: La Nina Double Dip
Nor’easters May Give Hint For Winter La Nina Pattern
Winter Folklore Checklist
Faith in the Flakes Gear