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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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Chilly start Monday, warming up to 73 degrees later

Chilly start Monday, warming up to 73 degrees later

Baltimore is in for a chilly start Monday, with temperatures in the 60s bringing a taste of fall before the day warms up into the afternoon.

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Highs forecast to drop to 70s Friday, beyond

Highs forecast to drop to 70s Friday, beyond

Cool air is forecast to descend on the region Friday and stick around for a while, with highs forecast in the 70s through at least the next five days.

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Bursts of solar radiation could make 'Northern Lights' visible across parts of U.S.

Bursts of solar radiation could make 'Northern Lights' visible across parts of U.S.

Two solar flares that occurred this week are speeding toward Earth, possibly causing minor disruptions for radio technology and power grids, and also making the aurora borealis appear much farther south than normal.

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Some rain chances, cool temperatures forecast for Star-Spangled Spectacular

Some rain chances, cool temperatures forecast for Star-Spangled Spectacular

Clouds, a few rain showers and cool temperatures are forecast for the Star-Spangled Spectacular festivities around Baltimore into this weekend.

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Some clouds, highs around 80 forecast Wednesday

Some clouds, highs around 80 forecast Wednesday

Partly to mostly cloudy skies and temperatures mostly in the 70s are forecast Wednesday.

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Popular map suggesting 'record-shattering snowfall' is a hoax

Popular map suggesting 'record-shattering snowfall' is a hoax

A winter forecast map that is going viral and suggests above-normal snowfall for most of the country -- and "well above-normal" snow for the mid-Atlantic and New England -- comes from a satire website.

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Cool and cloudy with possible rain Tuesday

Cool and cloudy with possible rain Tuesday

Tuesday is expected to be cool and cloudy with a chance of showers, with clouds and possibly rain predicted to continue over the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service.

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Full Harvest Moon, third consecutive 'supermoon', rises Monday

Full Harvest Moon, third consecutive 'supermoon', rises Monday

September's full moon arrives at 9:38 p.m. Monday, known as both the Corn and Harvest moon.

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Shower chances, highs in upper 70s forecast Monday

Shower chances, highs in upper 70s forecast Monday

Cooler temperatures and chances for rain are forecast Monday and for the early part of this week.

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued across Baltimore region

Severe thunderstorm watch issued across Baltimore region

Severe thunderstorms are possible across the region Saturday afternoon and evening, possibly capable of producing damaging wind and hail.

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Break from heat, humidity forecast for Ravens season opener

Break from heat, humidity forecast for Ravens season opener

The burst of heat and humidity that has welcomed September is forecast to subside by Sunday, in time for the Ravens' season opener at M&T Bank Stadium.

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Oppressive humidity, highs in upper 80s forecast Friday

Oppressive humidity, highs in upper 80s forecast Friday

Oppressively high humidity levels are forecast to make it feel like the lower 90s Friday.

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Sunny and hot, with overnight rain chances Thursday

Sunny and hot, with overnight rain chances Thursday

Thursday is expected to be mostly sunny and hot, with a small chance of rain overnight and a high of about 90 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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August ranked as 4th-coolest on record amid mildest summer since 2000

August ranked as 4th-coolest on record amid mildest summer since 2000

The statistics are in, and one of Baltimore's coolest months of August on record helped make it the mildest summer here since 2000.

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Heat wave to continue through this week

Heat wave to continue through this week

A late summer heat wave will continue through this week, according to the National Weather Service, with high temperatures not expected to drop from around 90 degrees until Sunday.

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Severe storms crossing region Tuesday evening

Severe storms crossing region Tuesday evening

Severe storms were expected Tuesday evening across Central Maryland, some bringing wind gusts of up to 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Tuesday evening

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Tuesday evening

Hot, muggy weather on Tuesday greeted the unofficial first day of fall, with heat index values expected to reach the mid-90s and possible afternoon or evening storms.

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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

Wednesday
Partly cloudy
75° | 65°
Thursday
Partly cloudy
77° | 60°
Friday
Partly cloudy
74° | 53°
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September 16, 2014
Normal High: 78°
Record High: 98° (1991)
Normal Low: 58°
Record Low: 41° (1873)
Precipitation: 0.00"
Normal Precipitation: 0.15"
Precip. Month to Date: 0.94"
Precip. Year to Date: 39.21"
Snow: 0.00"
Snow Month to Date: 0.00"
Snow Depth: 0.00"
Sunrise: 6:48 am
Sunset: 7:13 pm
Moon Phase: Last Quarter