Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Temperatures are expected to approach 90 degrees.
What happened to spring? The National Weather Service is forecasting a high temperature of 87 degrees today and, according to the forecast discussion, it will really be closer to 90 in the Baltimore-Washington Metro area. If we do hit 90 degrees, the we'll set a new record. The hottest April 10 on record is 89 degrees in 1922, according to NWS. Along with the heat, in a hazardous weather outlook for Howard County, NWS warns of possible isolated thunderstorms in the area this afternoon and evening. The thunderstorms could bring fast winds and large hail, according to NWS, so be careful. Spring may return later this week as a "cold front" brings temperatures back down to the mid-60s.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Here's a look at the week's forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service.
Seems as if we've been asking "where’s winter?" for weeks now. Well, here it is. It’s going to be so cold this week that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a hazardous weather outlook. Add to that a winter storm that may be coming our way, and it looks like the cold season has arrived. Today, the highs will be in the low 20s. The dry winter air coupled with wind gusts approaching 30 mph will also make for prime wildfire conditions, according to NWS. Temperatures will drop to the mid-teens tonight and the winds will persist. Wednesday, temperatures will reach the high 20s. It should also be breezy, but not as severe as Monday. Temperatures will drop to the high-teens at night. Thursday’s temperatures should reach the high-20s …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Snow or rain will start just in time for the evening commute, according to NWS.
Howard County, and much of the central Maryland region, is under a hazardous weather outlook as a storm enters the area this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) there's a chance of rain and snow before 3 p.m. this afternoon with a high near 41 degrees. A total daytime snow accumulation of less than half an inch is possible. Tonight is expected to bring snow, mainly before 10 p.m. with a low around 33 degrees according to the NWS. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a high near 47 degrees during the day and a low around 31 degrees at night. Friday is expected to be sunny with a high near 51 degrees. The Maryland State Highway Administration is also monitoring the storm and advises commuters to plan for a longer trip…
Monday, November 5, 2012
The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies, cold weather and maybe even snow.
Sun has been in short supply over the past week, but we may see a bit today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Unfortunately, according to the NWS forecast discussion, “Despite plenty of sunshine … max temps will remain below normal.” Skies are expected to clear as the day goes on today, but temperatures won’t rise much, hitting just 49 degrees and dropping to about 30 over night. Tuesday we’ll see clear, sunny skies with highs in the mid-40s. Tuesday night, temperatures should drop to the mid-30s. Back to cloudy skies Wednesday, when rain is likely during the day and at night and temperatures range from the mid-30s to the mid-40s. According to the hazardous weather outlook, a coastal storm could impact the area beginning …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Take precautions if driving or if outside during storms on Thursday night.
Updated, 10 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until midnight for seven Maryland counties, including Prince George's and Montgomery counties. Original Post: 6:30 p.m.: Isolated thunderstorms Thursday evening may cause damaging winds across the Washington, DC, metro region, according to the National Weather Service. Residents of Montgomery and Prince George's counties may be affected. In Prince George's County, residents can expect heavy rain and damaging wind gusts of up to 60 mph between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., according to a NWS alert. The service warns residents outside or driving during the storms to take precautions. Drivers are advised to avoid standing water on roadways.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Montgomery and Prince George's Counties could encounter severe storms Saturday.
Most of the Washington, DC region, including the District, Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service issued the alert Saturday afternoon. Wind gusts could reach 50 miles per hour. Rain and hail is also forecasted for Saturday afternoon. Stay with Patch for updates.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Severe storms with large hail and damaging wind gusts are possible.
Prince George's County faces thunderstorms Monday, with the possibility of a few becoming severe enough to produce large hail and damaging wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service. Showers and scattered thunderstorms are forecast for Monday morning. Showers are also likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. The weather service warns of hazardous weather conditions for the county and other parts of Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington during the day and continuing Monday night. The high Monday is forecast in the mid 80s with an 80 percent chance of rain. While the night is predicted to be mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 70s and a 50 percent chance of rain.
Friday, June 22, 2012
The National Weather Service says Central Maryland could see thunderstorms and severe winds today.
The muggy temperatures won't be the only weather problem today, as the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook, calling for thunderstorms and potentially severe wind this afternoon and early evening. NWS issued the forecast for areas as far east as Howard County to Allegany County and parts of eastern West Virginia. No hazardous weather is expected for this weekend, according to NWS, and temperatures are expected to peak in the upper eighties. Baltimore Gas and Electric announced it has more than 500 employees and contractors in Central Maryland prepared to respond to fallen power lines and other electrical problems as a result of storm activity. BGE recommends households have the following items on hand in case …
Friday, July 22, 2011
The National Weather Service has predicted that the temperature will peak at 103 degrees Friday in Prince George's County.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday in Prince George's County and the rest of the D.C. metro region. With the temperature soaring to 103 degrees, there's also a code red alert, because it could feel like it's 114 degrees. The warning will remain in effect from noon to 10 p.m. This weather is dangerous especially for children, the elderly and pets. NWS suggests that folks remain indoors in an air-conditioned space or go to a local cooling center. Residents should also stay hydrated and reschedule exercise or other strenuous activity to the early morning or late evening hours. Here are some other tips to stay cool.