High pressure will continue to control our weather pattern through the start of the weekend. It will build into New England overnight and promote a clear and chilly night for us with a big temperature range across the region.
With temperatures expected to be mostly in the middle and upper 30s, the wind is going to make it feel like it’s in the teens Thursday morning and the 20s by the afternoon.
It’s Thanksgiving, and for the many people still preparing to travel, road conditions look much better than Wednesday.
Winter weather strokes. The Baltimore area is seeing its first burst of snowflakes just one day ahead of Thanksgiving. This is after heavy rain soaked the area Tuesday and the first part of Wednesday.
The busiest travel day of the year is seeing the gamut of winter weather.
The main low center is moving up into New England but there is a second center near the N.C. coast and a couple of waves of showers will come through during Wednesday afternoon.
With wintery weather creeping into our forecast, the State Highway Administration is on alert. WJZ was there as they introduced this year’s storm plan.
While the week got off to a dry start Monday, moisture is already starting to take over what’s left of this dry air that was provided by a ridge of high pressure.
Winter weather advisories have been issued across the area and will go into effect as early as 3 a.m. for portions of western Maryland and 6 a.m. for portions of central Maryland lasting through Tuesday afternoon as our next storm system moves into the mid-Atlantic.
Wow. We didn’t even get above freezing Sunday at the airport! And factoring the wind chill, the air felt much colder, yielding numbers in the teens.
Very cold weather is on the way for later Saturday through Sunday.
There can be a few breaks in the clouds during the midday hours, but overall the afternoon is looking rather cloudy. There will be another batch or two of showers moving across the area from the west.