Finally, we will be getting some much needed rain. Depending on where you are located in MD, some of us need to make up about 5 inches of rain. That wont happen this weekend, although some isolated locales could see around 3 inches of rainfall.
The rain, for most, will begin tomorrow afternoon and last until at least Monday, if not into Tuesday. There is also the chance for thunderstorms in the afternoon Saturday, with the biggest threat being strong wind gusts and hail.
As a low pressure system approaches our area, it's counter-clockwise rotation will bring in moist southern air Saturday. That moisture, coupled with the morning sun, will not only enhance our rain chances, but create the chance for strong thunderstorms. A cold front moves in later Saturday, dropping the temps and keeping the rain in the area through Monday. Cooler than normal temps will happen into next week, and even some snow, yes snow, will be possible in western MD and maybe into southern PA Monday.
I will have more details Saturday morning as the system approaches, but be aware of the storm threat in the afternoon, and the possibility for flooding come later Sunday.
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