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Maryland Weather Meteorology, astronomy and climate conditions in the Baltimore region
Coastal flooding a concern today in Anne Arundel County; Baltimore and Harford face advisories

A coastal flood warning remains in effect along the shoreline in Anne Arundel County through 6 a.m. Friday with an advisory then in effect until 9 p.m. Friday and a watch in effect through Saturday morning, the National Weather Service in Baltimore/Washington said at 2:26 a.m. Friday.

The tidal departure is expected to be around 2 feet above normal with the next high tides at 3:35 a.m. and 3:29 p.m.

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Fall arrives with the autumnal equinox Saturday night

Fall begins at precisely 9:54 p.m. Saturday — the moment of autumnal equinox.

At that time, the tilt of Earth’s axis will be directed neither toward nor away from the sun, giving equal light to the northern and southern hemispheres.

In the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the moment marking the beginning of spring.

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Watch the International Space Station pass overhead this weekend, if skies stay clear

The International Space Station will make passes over the Baltimore region over the next few days. You can easily spot it — if skies stay clear.

Saturday evening, it will appear about 8:35 in the southwest, right next to the bright planet Jupiter. It will move across the center of the sky until disappearing behind Earth’s shadow in the northeast.

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University of Maryland used a private company to issue a tornado warning. Here's why that could be a problem.

The University of Maryland’s decision to issue a tornado warning based on a private weather company’s guidance is sparking questions and scrutiny about the accuracy of forecasts and the firm’s role in public institutions.

The tornado warning was issued Monday evening, an alert that triggered howling storm sirens on campus.

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It could actually feel a little like fall in Baltimore this weekend as a cold front moves in

Marylanders swapped umbrellas for sunglasses Wednesday as the sun made a rare appearance during one of the rainiest summers on record.

Still, those sunglasses might soon be traded for sweaters.

The National Weather Service is forecasting a cold front beginning Saturday for the Baltimore-Washington region.

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Hurricane Florence flooding in North Carolina concerns Lumbee Indian tribe in Baltimore

Days after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, drone footage shows much of Lumberton submerged in rust-colored water. It’s a particularly horrifying sight to many in Baltimore’s Lumbee Indian community.

“We’re all upset, we’re all worried about family,” said Rosie Bowen, who owns Rose’s Bakery in Northeast Market. “For a lot of Lumbees here in Baltimore, that is their home.”

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