Chelsea Ingram Weather Blog
With high pressure in place, the region will remain dry this afternoon.
Here we are… it is August 18th and so far we have not had one 90° day this month!
Yesterday we talked about the deluge that occurred in the Baltimore area.
It has been a day of wild weather to say the least! We had the perfect set-up today for heavy rain with a very juicy air mass along with high dewpoints and p-wat values.
We are enjoying a somewhat cooler day today, compared to the warmer temps of yesterday.
As promised… today turned out to be a very pleasant and comfortable day after a rather record breaking, chilly start.
After topping out below average for the past few days… we will be returning to more summer-like weather during the upcoming week.
Numerous reports came in from thunderstorm wind damage yesterday, which was expected due to the strength of the low level jet.
There will be an active zone of t-storms tonight to our north and west.
Sunday will feature improvement compared to Saturday’s weather as clouds are already breaking up and providing sunshine across the region.
Up until today, the highest temp so far this year has been 90… today we squeezed out a high of 94, which is just 2 degrees shy of the record high temperature for June 17th.
An essentially picture-perfect Father’s Day will lead the return of hot and humid conditions this week.