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Maryland Weather Meteorology, astronomy and climate conditions in the Baltimore region
Md. Civil Air Patrol to help document S.C. flood damage

Members of the Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol will help assess the damage from the flooding in South Carolina, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary said Thursday.

The 12-person Maryland crew will assist the local Civil Air Patrol wing and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Four aircraft were also deployed.

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Strengthening El Niño forecast to peak this winter

What is expected to be the strongest El Niño in half a century is still gaining intensity and could peak this winter, according to climate forecasters.

Surface ocean temperatures in certain parts of the Pacific Ocean continued to warm last month, indicating that El Niño is strengthening, forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center in College Park said in an update posted Thursday.

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'Brutal cold won't return' this winter, AccuWeather predicts

After two consecutive winters with an unusual number of days hitting the single digits, a milder season is ahead for Winter 2015-2016, predicts.

But that doesn't mean we won't get slammed with snow some time before spring arrives, according to the forecasting service's seasonal outlook.

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NASA rocket could make glowing clouds Wednesday night

Sky-watchers in Maryland and elsewhere in the mid-Atlantic might see glowing clouds from a NASA rocket launch in Wallops Island, Va., Wednesday night.

The launch, which was postponed a day due to weather, will be a "test drive" for a new motor, launch vehicle and other technologies being developed for space missions, NASA said.

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More than a month's worth of rain fell in Baltimore in the past week

The storm that flooded much of the Southeast this weekend dumped several inches of rain in Baltimore. Over the past week, more than a month's worth of rain has fallen here.

The total rainfall for the past week at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is 4.76 inches.

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Hogan rescinds state of emergency in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday rescinded the state of emergency that was issued in advance of Hurricane Joaquin.

As rain has caused major flooding in South Carolina, parts of the Baltimore region are still watching out for the chance of some coastal flooding overnight.

South Baltimore is under a coastal flood advisory until 4 a.m. as tides are expected to be 1 to 1.5 feet above normal around high tide overnight.

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