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Baldwin’s Saturday Wx Blog for August 1

Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there’s footprints on the moon

At a Glance

48-Hour Weather

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Torrential rainfall will be the main threat again today. We still can’t rule out an isolated severe wind gust.

Baldwin’s Severe Weather Concern

After today, our severe weather threat will drop substantially, though it’s not all that high for today either.

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Baldwin’s 7-Day forecast

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Daily Forecast

Today: Scattered showers and storms. Heavy rainfall is possible.

Sunday: Partly cloudy and pleasant.

Monday – Wednesday: Partly cloudy, with a chance for an isolated afternoon/evening shower or storm.

Thursday – Friday: Partly cloudy and pleasant. Good news for yard salers!

Baldwin’s Hay Day Forecast

After today, the hay weather forecast is looking better each day! We still can’t rule out an isolated shower or storm, especially Monday through Wednesday, but those chances are low. We may be completely dry by Thursday and Friday!

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Yesterday’s National High and Low Temperature

High: 125 at Death Valley, California

Low: 31 at Big Piney, Wyoming


Hurricane Isaias will hug the Florida coastline in the coming days. Hurricane warnings have been posted. The storm is then expected to weaken as it approaches the Carolina coastlines. The storm is expected to stay a category one storm.


We still have two other areas to monitor, but neither look to be a threat to the US coastline at this time.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Heavy rainfall and severe storms will threaten the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, Hurricane Isaias can be seen moving through the Bahamas.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Heavy rainfall threatens the southern Appalachians and severe storms threaten eastern Pennsylvania and central New York. Hurricane Isaias flirts with the Florida coastline.



Wx Hazards Across the Nation

Tropical Storm Isaias (weakening is expected) brings heavy rainfall to the Carolinas and rough weather for Florida and southeast Georgia.



On this day in 1954 Washington’s Mount Rainier still had 16 inches of snow at an elevation as low as 5, 500. The snow was left over from the incredible snow season from the winter before!

Long Range Outlook 

A cooler and drier pattern continues to evolve for the end of next week (Aug 6 – 10).





Weather Shot

I snapped this pic of our sunset yesterday evening. It sure was beautiful!


NASA Nerdology

Remember these two guys? We watched them launch into space a couple months ago on the first commercially built spacecraft. Now, they begin preparations to return home! They undock this evening from the International Space Station and they will splash down in the ocean Sunday afternoon at 1:42 CDT. Keep in mind that you can watch and track it all at! We wish these gentlemen a safe trip home.


You all have a great day!

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