Yesterday was a rather chilly day, with temperatures peaking in the middle to upper 40s around the region as clouds increased in the afternoon. Rain began last evening and continued through the night. through much of the day today.
A bit of rain has moved into the region tonight and more is coming overnight.
A high pressure system located in eastern Canada continues to spread dry air out across the Eastern Region early this morning.
A perfectly wonderful spring-like afternoon that brought us the warmest temperature of the year so far at 63 degrees!
The latest radar loop and surface observations still indicate a bit of rain hanging on in the southernmost parts of the region with the rest of the area remaining dry.
It seems like everyone has spring fever after yesterday’s high temp of 61.
Well we finally got a real taste of spring!
High pressure is in control of our weather right now bringing us a good deal of sunshine, but more clouds for those of you that live south of Baltimore and on the Eastern Shore.
Westerly flow brought drier air…which in turn allowed for sunny skies. Despite snow cover, the west flow has squeezed every degree, and then some out of the atmosphere.
A series of fronts will swing through the area this weekend.
A very cold night again across the region, as light winds and snow cover and rather clear skies offer the best possible circumstances for a drop to near record lows for March 7.
Our snow storm here has ended, but the cold remains. Tonight we may break a low temperature record by morning.