Numerous Storms and Flash Flooding Thursday, Much Cooler with Showers on Friday

A disturbance will advance eastward towards the DC Region on Thursday afternoon while a back-door cold front advances westward toward the interstate 95 corridor.  This squeeze play setup in the atmosphere should ignite numerous showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall and gusty winds during the late afternoon and evening hours.

Timing Thursday’s Thunderstorms and Friday’s Showers

Locations today that remained mostly dry (west of the 95 corridor in Northern Virginia and central/northern Maryland) will likely see the heaviest storms tomorrow.

Temperatures Slide on Thursday Night/Friday

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Probability Increasing for Cold and Rainy Mother’s Day

I hate being the bearer of bad news but those of you making your plans for Mother’s Day might want to have a Plan B for any outdoor activities.

Coastal Storm May Impact Mid-Atlantic on Mother’s Day with Steady, Cold Rain

Temperatures are not looking any better….

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Big Changes Possible Late Week as Powerful Nor’easter May Threaten Mid-Atlantic Coast

Last week I warned that the upper-level pattern was showing signs of becoming blocked and a pattern change to below- average temperatures is likely the second half of April across much of the eastern United States.

Potent Nor’easter May Impact Mid-Atlantic and New England Friday and Saturday

A very potent upper-level low pressure system depicted in the forecast model above (courtesy pivotal weather) will slide across the northern Mid-Atlantic states on Thursday, likely spawning the development of a coastal storm (Nor’easter) on Friday.

Depending upon the exact track of this system wet snow may accumulate in spots from the Alleghenies to the Poconos with a cold rain, gusty winds, and temperatures running twenty degrees below average (or more) for the lower elevations.

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