A frontal boundary became “hung up” over the region this afternoon. As a result, there was an interesting spread in temperatures, with BWI topping out around 55 degrees and D.C. tying a record high of 68 degrees.
Overall, today was very nice. We topped out above average with an official high of 46 degrees at BWI.
A quick-moving feature in the upper atmosphere passed through this morning bringing some high and mid-level clouds.
There is still a decent pressure gradient causing brisk conditions around the region.
Accumulating snowfall is in the cards for Baltimore once again, and this time looks more promising!
Cloudy with highs in the 40’s in Baltimore on Tuesday.
What a messy start to the morning! WJZ was on top of it last night as we explained the potential for a brief icing event this morning.
The threat for freezing rain has diminished this afternoon as all freezing rain advisories have expired
After a brief respite from the frigid air on Friday, the cold returned in full force today with temperatures approximately 15 degrees or so below average for this time of year.
A few more showers will be possible this evening with conditions drying out overnight. Skies will also clear and cooler air will move in behind the cold front as winds also pick up.
Winter weather advisories have expired for the region as warmer air continues to move in.
Official high for the first day of 2015 checked is around 43 degrees. That’s very seasonable for this time of year.