Yikes! That's cold!
The mercury is climbing now, but we hit some pretty impressive lows around the region overnight as the arctic cold dug in and skies cleared. It was 5 degrees on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville at daybreak today, the lowest of the winter so far. Here are some other overnight low readings from around the region. Feel free to leave us a comment and report your own lows.
BWI: 14 degrees
Martin Airport: 18 degrees
Frederick Airport: 1 degree
Martinsburg, W. Va.: 6 degrees
Reagan National Airport: 20 degrees
Dulles International Airport: 11 degrees
York, Pa. Airport: minus-7 degrees
Mt. Washington, N.H.: minus-17 degrees. Winds gusting to 79 mph. Wind chill minus-58 degrees.
We're already at 9 degrees on the WeatherDeck as I write. Forecasters expect we'll reach the upper 30s today at BWI. The real warm-up comes this weekend, with highs in the 50s, with showers. Monday could approach 60 degrees, with highs well into the 60s for later in the week. Here's the official forecast.