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Tropical Storms

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  • Fish kills fade, troublesome algae remain

    Fish kills fade, troublesome algae remain
    The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
  • Weekend beach forecast: Stormy, then pleasant

    Once Friday afternoon's storms pass through, Ocean City is in for a pleasant weekend. Highs are forecast in the mid-70s with high humidity making it feel a bit warmer, along with the sun. Clouds are expected to clear out Saturday morning with a cool...
  • Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva

    Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva
    Hurricane Sandy is a category 2 storm with 105 mph winds, and though it will be weaker than that five days from now, it could wreak havoc anywhere from the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod, an increasing number of models are showing. The storm is still...
  • Equine action will abound at Howard County fairgrounds on June 17

    Can't make it to a dude ranch this summer? Come out to the Howard County fairgrounds on June 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or anytime in between, to view some fabulous equestrian action. The Maryland Western Horse Association will host another show that is...
  • Photo exhibit commemorates the inundation of Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972

    It's hard to believe that 40 years have passed since Tropical Storm Agnes hit our area in June, 1972, and caused so much damage. Like others who lived through it, I remember it well. I was living in my parents' home in Catonsville at the time. We were...
  • B-W Parkway bridge work scheduled to roll again this weekend

    B-W Parkway bridge work scheduled to roll again this weekend
    Rollaway bridges: Take two. Crews will try again this weekend to replace the first of two bridges that span the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Nursery Road — a gateway to the airport business district — by rolling the old bridge out and...
  • Trip Advisor lists Ellicott City among spookiest U.S. destinations

    Trip Advisor lists Ellicott City among spookiest U.S. destinations
    Claims that Ellicott City is haunted are old hat. The historic mill town dates to the 1700s, is the subject of a new paranormal book and offers ghost tours. It has survived hurricanes, devastating floods, fires and hooligans - making it an ideal setting...
  • A day to remember — or find out about — the lost town of Daniels

    A day to remember — or find out about — the lost town of Daniels
    "Gone, but not forgotten" is the nostalgic slogan adopted by organizers of Discover Daniels Day, a one-time event Saturday that will mark 40 years since the last remnants of the town of Daniels were demolished by Tropical Storm Agnes. Haven't heard of...
  • Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.

    Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.
    Weather forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow early next week as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between the Delmarva peninsula...
  • Remembering Agnes: 'We really took a hit'

    Remembering Agnes: 'We really took a hit'
    The flooding in Harford and Cecil counties caused by Tropical Storm Agnes 40 years ago this week is considered among the worst of all time in both Harford and Cecil counties. "That was the worst storm I can ever recall," Wardell Stansbury, a lifelong...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Michael Phelps to swim seven events at Olympic qualifying trials: Previewing what he might swim in his final Olympics in London, Michael Phelps has entered seven races in next week’s qualifying trials -- including the exciting but...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    WEATHER: Cloudy, with a high near 72. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.: Forecasters are warning...