More Rain

Another day, another chance for rain.

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Maryland is on the warm side of a boundary that stretches westward toward the Mississippi Valley. With the approach of a cold front it is expected that more thunderstorms will develop in the warm, humid, unstable air mass this afternoon.

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The Storm Prediction Center has placed the Mid Atlantic region in the eastern edge of an area that has a slight risk for severe storms. Damaging wind, hail and frequent lightening are the highest risk today in any developing storms.

fill_94qwbgHeavy rain is likely with today’s storms with a potential for 1-2 inch downpours.

The ground is saturated from recent rainfall and much of the area west of the Bay is under a Flash Flood Watch this afternoon and overnight.

lwxNWS, Sterling, VA

Drier weather is expected by the weekend but keep the umbrella handy today.

John Collins

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