The Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University says the first half of 2012 was abnormally dry for the Northeast, except for Maine.
About 125 people have registered to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy at West Virginia University.
It’s going to get warm.
If we can’t get a white Christmas, today is a good alternative. We topped out at 48 degrees, above the average of 43, with a lot of sunshine.
Enjoy the mild, dry conditions now because a new storm is on the way.
Dry weather along the Eastern Shore has given officials tasked with controlling mosquitoes in the state a brief respite, although they are concerned about a resurgence of the insect populations later in the season.
The Northeast will stay dry and comfortable Friday as high pressure stationed over eastern Canada will allow for this quiet weather to continue one more day.
Dry weather is going to prevail Friday, although it will be on the cooler side of normal for late in March.
Dry weather will prevail over the next couple of days as high pressure begins to slide into a position near the Carolinas and then eventually offshore (Thursday night and Friday).
Up and down we go. And today is back down. After topping out at 68 degrees yesterday, we are running about 20 degrees cooler today.
A typical post-storm day with a gusty wind and a mix of sun and clouds. The rest of forecast looks good.
We’re going to have a dry, but another relatively cold day across Maryland as a weak ridge of high pressure moves across the region.