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More clouds, temperatures nearing 80 forecast Tuesday

More clouds, temperatures nearing 80 forecast Tuesday

Another day of cloudy skies and warmer-than-normal temperatures is forecast Tuesday.

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Rain could be in forecast for Game 2 of Orioles/Tigers series

Rain could be in forecast for Game 2 of Orioles/Tigers series

If you were able to get tickets for Thursday's opening game of the American League Division Championship series between the Orioles and Detroit Tigers, you can look forward to mild, dry weather.

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Cloudy skies, highs in upper 70s forecast Monday

Cloudy skies, highs in upper 70s forecast Monday

A weather pattern bringing cloudy skies with temperatures several degrees above normal is forecast to begin Monday and extend into the middle of the week.

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Mission to analyze hurricanes from above coming to quiet end

Mission to analyze hurricanes from above coming to quiet end 

As a tropical cyclone churned the Atlantic Ocean this month, a drone watched from above, dropping a paper-towel-roll-sized set of sensors attached to a parachute through the clouds on a 20-minute, 10-mile journey.

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Clear skies, warming temperatures forecast Friday through weekend

Clear skies, warming temperatures forecast Friday through weekend

With a rainy system off to the northeast, clear, sunny skies are forecast Friday through the weekend, with warmer temperatures.

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Baltimore Bill the crab says this winter will be... [Video]

Baltimore Bill the crab says this winter will be... [Video]

On Wednesday, Baltimore Bill the weather-predicting crab gave his forecast for the upcoming winter. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)

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Rain likely through midday, with flooding possible

Rain likely through midday, with flooding possible

Rain is likely to continue through Thursday morning, with blustery winds and cool temperatures. Isolated flooding is possible.

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Flood watch issued across region; 2 inches of rain possible through Thursday morning

Flood watch issued across region; 2 inches of rain possible through Thursday morning

A flood watch is in effect across much of the Baltimore region starting at 6 p.m., with two inches of rain possible overnight into Thursday morning.

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Thursday is year's last day with more daylight than night in Baltimore

Thursday is year's last day with more daylight than night in Baltimore

With fall upon us, the length of time the sun spends above our horizons is quickly shrinking -- slipping to less than half of the day starting Friday.

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Some clouds, highs in upper 70s forecast Wednesday

Some clouds, highs in upper 70s forecast Wednesday

Partly to mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 70s are forecast Wednesday, with rain likely arriving at night.

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Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

There has been only two weeks' worth of 90-degree heat this year in Baltimore, the fewest 90+ days here in five years.

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Sunshine, temperatures in 60s forecast Tuesday; frost advisory for Western Md.

Sunshine, temperatures in 60s forecast Tuesday; frost advisory for Western Md.

Cool temperatures are forecast for the first day of fall, starting off in the 40s around Baltimore and potentially below freezing in Western Maryland for the first time since spring.

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Clear, cool weather pattern forecast for the week

Clear, cool weather pattern forecast for the week

A cold front that moved through overnight was forecast to bring cooler weather Monday and through the week.

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Fall arrives Monday night with autumnal equinox

Fall arrives Monday night with autumnal equinox

It has begun to feel like fall, with schools in session and a chill in the air, but the season actually arrives at the moment of autumnal equinox at 10:29 p.m. Monday.

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NWS divides Howard, Baltimore, Harford counties to improve weather warnings

NWS divides Howard, Baltimore, Harford counties to improve weather warnings

The National Weather Service is adjusting weather warning boundaries in Howard, Baltimore and Harford counties to reflect geographic differences that can cause wide weather variations.

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Partly cloudy skies, highs in lower 70s Friday

Partly cloudy skies, highs in lower 70s Friday

Beautiful late summer weather returns Friday and through the weekend, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the lower 70s to end the work week.

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Slight shower chances, highs in upper 70s Thursday

Slight shower chances, highs in upper 70s Thursday

Mostly cloudy skies bringing slight chances for an afternoon shower are forecast Thursday.

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Fall-like weather continues Wednesday with 70s, dry air

Fall-like weather continues Wednesday with 70s, dry air

Beautiful early fall weather is forecast to continue Wednesday, with temperatures in the lower to mid-70s, dry air and mostly sunny skies.

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Clearing skies, highs around 80 forecast Tuesday

Clearing skies, highs around 80 forecast Tuesday

Gradually clearing skies, plunging humidity, blustery winds and temperatures in the 70s are forecast Tuesday.

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Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns

Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns

Baltimore and Annapolis are likely to suffer serious coastal flooding again before this century is over, and people and property in Ocean City and on the lower Eastern Shore face even greater risks as climate change accelerates sea level rise along Maryland's extensive shoreline, warns a new report.

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Fireball spotted across Maryland, Northeast on Sunday night

Fireball spotted across Maryland, Northeast on Sunday night

Nearly two dozen Marylanders reported seeing a fireball shoot across the sky late Sunday night.

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Hurricane Edouard not forecast to strike land

Hurricane Edouard not forecast to strike land

A tropical cyclone named Edouardo on Sunday strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the 2014 season, but it's not forecast to strike North America.

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Edouard becomes first Category 2 hurricane of Atlantic season

Edouard becomes first Category 2 hurricane of Atlantic season

Edouard became the first Category 2 hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season Monday although it posed no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said.

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ABOUT THE BLOGGER


Scott Dance is The Baltimore Sun’s weather blogger, having covered Hurricane Sandy, the 2012 “derecho” and statewide tornado outbreaks, and all the snow, summer heat and floods in between. As The Sun’s science reporter, he has explained everything from particle physics theory to groundwater geology to medical research funding challenges. He is a Timonium native.

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3-DAY FORECAST

Tuesday
Partly cloudy
74° | 67°
Wednesday
Partly cloudy
77° | 62°
Thursday
Partly cloudy
73° | 56°
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ALMANAC

September 29, 2014
Normal High: 73°
Record High: 91° (1945)
Normal Low: 52°
Record Low: 38° (1951)
Precipitation: 0.01"
Normal Precipitation: 0.14"
Precip. Month to Date: 2.32"
Precip. Year to Date: 40.59"
Snow: 0.00"
Snow Month to Date: 0.00"
Snow Depth: 0.00"
Sunrise: 7:00 am
Sunset: 6:52 pm
Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent