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Tropical Storms

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  • Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday

    Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday
    Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region. The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
  • AccuWeather predicts another active hurricane season for U.S. shores

    AccuWeather predicts another active hurricane season for U.S. shores
    AccuWeather.com is predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season, particularly for the U.S. coastline. While the Pennsylvania-based meteorology company is calling for fewer storms in all, with 16 tropical storms versus 19 in 2012, AccuWeather's...
  • Orioles keeping an eye on the storm

    Orioles keeping an eye on the storm
    The Orioles have been keeping a close watch on Tropical Storm Andrea as it batters Florida with high winds and rain – at one point fearing that they wouldn’t be able to fly out to Tampa on Thursday evening. Kevin Buck, the club’s...
  • Somerset drops buyout of Smith Island homes

    Somerset drops buyout of Smith Island homes
    A proposed buyout of Smith Island homeowners to help them escape future damage from tropical storms and rising waters has been dropped amid vocal resistance from residents of the low-lying community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. The Somerset...
  • Andrea, no longer tropical, dumping heavy rains Friday

    Andrea, no longer tropical, dumping heavy rains Friday
    Tropical Storm Andrea dropped several inches of rain on the Baltimore area Friday and could bring several inches more, causing some flooding and road closures. The rain started Thursday night, and is forecast to continue into early Saturday. As much...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled road closures in Baltimore City

    Traffic: No unscheduled road closures in Baltimore City
    Traffic moved within city limits without unscheduled road closures at 9:12 a.m., on Friday as the state Department of Transportation reported that an earlier collision that closed all southbound traffic on Interstate 83 in Baltimore had been cleared....
  • First vendor opens in Annapolis Market House

    First vendor opens in Annapolis Market House
    The Annapolis Market House is open -- sort of. The first vendor in the downtown landmark, Amsterdam Falafelshop, planned a soft opening with a private guest list for Thursday night. After a few more private events, they hope to have the eatery open...
  • Satellite animation shows Tropical Storm Andrea's towering thunderstorms

    Satellite animation shows Tropical Storm Andrea's towering thunderstorms
    A NASA satellite's images show thunderstorm clouds nearly 9 miles high around Tropical Storm Andrea -- areas that could bring heavy downpours to some parts of Maryland on Friday. NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (or TRMM satellite)...
  • Season's second tropical depression forms; no threat to U.S.

    Season's second tropical depression forms; no threat to U.S.
    The season's second tropical depression formed Monday along the Mexican coast, nearly two weeks after Tropical Storm Andrea, but it's uncertain whether it will become Tropical Storm Barry. The system was bringing heavy rains to the Yucatan Peninsula,...
  • More than 3 inches of rain measured at Inner Harbor on Monday

    More than 3 inches of rain measured at Inner Harbor on Monday
    For much of Monday, rain remained steady yet drizzly. But twice downtown, the rainfall rate surged past an inch per hour, contributing to a one-day total of more than 3 inches -- nearly a month's worth of rain. Rain was measured at the Inner Harbor in...
  • MARC commuter lot remains closed as Tropical Storm Andrea visits Laurel

    MARC commuter lot remains closed as Tropical Storm Andrea visits Laurel
    The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Prince George's County through 9:15 p.m. Friday, and the MARC commuter lot at Laurel American Legion Post 60 was closed all day because of raised water levels from excess water released at...
  • Dream home: Sparrows Point street is window to the past

    Dream home: Sparrows Point street is window to the past
    The Stadlers' story is a tale of two houses on the same riverfront street in Sparrows Point and a dream that began when Tim Stadler was just a young boy. "My parents had friends that we would visit about once a week that lived on River Drive Road," he...