Conditions: Baltimore, Maryland, 05/20/2024 01:40:03 pm
Temperature

70°

Mostly Cloudy

61°

Dew Point
Relative Humidity

73%

Feels Like

70°

Wind (N)

0mph

Air Pressure

30.04

Sun
Sun Rise

05:48 AM

Sun Set

08:17 PM

Day Length

14:29 Hours

Difference

1 min 37 sec gain

Moon
Moon Rise

05:41 PM

Moon Set

04:04 AM

Next: Full Moon

May 23,2024

Moon Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Climate
Average Low

53°

75°

Average High
Record Low

39°


(2002)

95°


(1962)
Record High
Conditions

September 13 Storm Reports Cooler Air Moving In And Pushing Hurricane Lee

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Maryland Weather
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National Hurricane Center
Forecast

September 13, 2023

Wednesday Morning Update

Strong storms overnight overachieved in central Maryland. The bulk of this event was in metro Baltimore and up to the Northeast, which was south of the posted Flood Watch. The heaviest rain did fall in Baltimore City with a storm that also prompted a tornado Warning overnight.

As a result, there was local flooding and many downed trees this morning, which has resulted in power outages as well.

First, we will recap this storm, then our local weather. It is this new cool air mass that will push Hurricane Lee off the coast, but it still may make landfall in Eastern Maine this weekend.

 

Doppler Radar Recap 10 PM Tue to 12:30 AM Wed

The heaviest storm was around midnight as expected in my last report.

This first view has higher resolution but may only cycle through once. You can refresh to repeat or see the loop below A glitch made that a little fuzzy.

September 13 Storm Radar Maryland

 

Doppler Radar Recap 10 PM Tue to 12:30 AM Wed

This is the same time frame looping but the glitch in my program made the resolution poor.

September 13 Storm Radar Overnight

 

Doppler Radar Rainfall Estimate

Here we see a widespread of 1 to over 2.5 inches where the slow-moving storms tracked.

Baltimore City shows over 2.5 inches and up to 4 inches in some spots.

September 13 Radar Rainfall Maryland

 

Storm Reports From NWS Spotters

Heavy Rain/Flooding and Wind Damage cluttered metro Baltimore.

September 13 Storm Reports Maryland

Morning Surface Weather

This front is finally moving the humidity and storms off the coast. Cooler air is flowing in, but we still may have a shower later today or this evening.

September 13 weather Wednesday Morning

Live Radar and Lightning Widget

 

Afternoon Temperatures

This will be our last warm and humid afternoon for a while.

September 13 weather forecast temperatures Wednesday afternoon

Radar Simulation Noon to 9 PM

If we get any showers they will more likely be this evening.

September 13 forecast radar

 

CLIMATE DATA: Baltimore

TODAY September 13

Sunrise at 6:46 AM

Sunset at 7:19 PM

Normal Low in Baltimore:  60ºF

Record 42ºF in 1958

Normal High in Baltimore: 81ºF

Record 97ºF 1952

 

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Temperature Forecast

Thursday Morning

Here comes the Autumn Chill!

September 13 weather forecast temperatures Thursday morning

 

Thursday Afternoon

Starting to get into cooler air.

September 13 weather forecast temperatures Thursday afternoon

 

Jet Stream Forecast: Wednesday Morning To Sunday Night

This shows the influence of our cool air mass helping steer Hurricane Lee.

September 13 forecast Jet Stream

 

Snapshot Saturday

September 13 forecast Jet Stream Saturday Lee Landfall

 

Snapshot Sunday

September 13 forecast Jet Stream Sunday

Hurricane Lee Satellite Loop

Holding at Category 3, Hurricane Lee has winds of 115 mph.  This is now showing signs of spreading out as it moves north, which will be followed by weakening.

  • Hurricane Force Winds reach 115 miles from the center.
  • Tropical Storm Force Winds reach 240 miles from the center.

September 13 Hurricane Lee Satellite Loop

National Hurricane Center Advisory

5 AM Update

  • LOCATION…25.7N 67.1W
  • ABOUT 475 MI…765 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
  • MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…115 MPH…185 KM/H
  • PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 6 MPH…9 KM/H
  • MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…948 MB…28.00 INCHES

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bermuda.

September 13 Hurricane Lee Wednesday Morning

 

Forecast Track From The National Hurricane Center

We see the Major Hurricane Intensity holding for a few days… with a build back to Category 4. A close pass to Bermuda, still to the west.  It will weaken as it moves north.

I will have a detailed report this afternoon.

September 13 Hurricane Lee Forecast Track

 

7 Day Forecast

This new cool air mass and reinforcement will keep us cool with a brief bump back to near or above average. The next 7 days look free of storms.

We may have higher winds on Friday indirectly connected to the air being pulled into Lee… Not Lee itself.

September 13 weather forecast 7 day Wednesday

 

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RESTATING MY MESSAGE ABOUT DYSLEXIA

I am aware there are some spelling and grammar typos and occasional other glitches. I take responsibility for my mistakes and even the computer glitches I may miss. I have made a few public statements over the years, but if you are new here, you may have missed it: I have dyslexia and found out during my second year at Cornell University. It didn’t stop me from getting my meteorology degree and being the first to get the AMS CBM in the Baltimore/Washington region. One of my professors told me that I had made it that far without knowing and to not let it be a crutch going forward. That was Mark Wysocki, and he was absolutely correct! I do miss my mistakes in my own proofreading. The autocorrect spell check on my computer sometimes does an injustice to make it worse. I also can make mistakes in forecasting. No one is perfect at predicting the future. All of the maps and information are accurate. The ‘wordy’ stuff can get sticky.  There has been no editor who can check my work when I need it and have it ready to send out in a newsworthy timeline. Barbara Werner is a member of the web team that helps me maintain this site. She has taken it upon herself to edit typos when she is available. That could be AFTER you read this. I accept this and perhaps proves what you read is really from me… It’s part of my charm.

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