|10 AM radar (Weathertap)|
Hazards: These maps from NWS Washington-Baltimore office are shown below. The reasoning has not changed much since yesterday's post. Note that hazards are not shown east of the Chesapeake Bay as this region is not covered by NWS Washington-Baltimore. Timing is such that the most intense wind and rain are expected overnight. Conditions improve steadily through the day on Sunday.
11 AM Hurricane Center Storm Update and Track: The storm is down to 85 mph sustained winds - a low end Cat 1 storm. Continued slow weakening is expected. The storm is feeling impacts of wind shear and dry air off the mainland. As the storm passes east of Baltimore tonight, the intensity should decrease down to 75 mph, then weaken to tropical storm Sunday morning. Below is the track and radius of expected tropical storm wind at 8 pm tonight (Stormpulse):