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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Meteorological winter likely among mildest, least snowy in Baltimore

    Meteorological winter likely among mildest, least snowy in Baltimore
    February could come close to being the second colder-than-normal month in Baltimore in two years, but the meteorological winter is likely to be among the 30 mildest on record for the region when it ends Thursday, according to National Weather Service...
  • Maryland regulators say utilities must improve reliability

    Maryland regulators say utilities must improve reliability
    State regulators investigating widespread, long-lasting outages from the derecho last summer ordered Maryland utilities Wednesday to take steps to improve reliability — and signaled a willingness to add penalties for "sub-standard performance."...
  • Despite taste of spring, forecasters expect more cold, snow chances

    Despite taste of spring, forecasters expect more cold, snow chances
    Temperatures reached the mid-50s across the region Wednesday afternoon, but forecasters cautioned against expecting more springlike weather just yet as they predict more cold and possible snow chances ahead. "THIS NICE FEBRUARY DAY /EXCEPT FOR THE...
  • Baltimore on pace for record 2-year snow drought as storm eyed

    Baltimore on pace for record 2-year snow drought as storm eyed
    The Baltimore area may get one more chance at a significant snowfall next week, but if it fails to materialize, the region could be wrapping up a record two-year snow drought. No back-to-back winters have posted as little snow as last winter and this...
  • Blizzard of '96 buried Baltimore 17 years ago

    Blizzard of '96 buried Baltimore 17 years ago
    Snowfall records this week date back to the Blizzard of 1996, one of the more memorable storms in a generation for the Baltimore area and across the Northeast. Accumulation topped a foot and a half as far south as Calvert and St. Mary's counties, and...
  • Russett: Volunteer and give back on MLK Day

    Happy New Year and thank you! It's been said that a small act of kindness goes a long way. Whether you volunteer in your community or outside, you are making a difference in the lives of many. On Saturday, Jan. 19, come celebrate Dr. Martin Luther...
  • Black and White Party features vintage idea, youthful appeal

    Black and White Party features vintage idea, youthful appeal
    The storms of winter 2010 shut down roads, cancelled classes, closed up shops and nearly ended a signature Baltimore event before it started. On a cold January night, organizers of the Pratt Contemporaries' inaugural Black and White Party watched the...
  • Better or Worse: A warm wish for snow is no match for cold reality

    Our winters have been relatively mild in recent years; but when I was young, we had to snow-shoe to school in 8-foot drifts, uphill, against the wind, both ways. Now, that's winter! I'm not a big fan of blizzards or week-long power outages. Still, I...
  • Snow possible for southern counties Thursday

    Snow possible for southern counties Thursday
    Snow is in the forecast for Central Maryland on Thursday, but is expected to spare northern and western counties of more wintry weather -- instead coming up from the south. It could make for a treacherous evening commute, but is proving difficult for...
  • Aberdeen community column asks, Winter Weather, or Not?

    What does Mother Nature have in store for us? Are we going to have some real winter weather ahead? The end of 2012 held three snow falls for us. In fact, we had three snows in less than a week, but accumulations was thin around Harford County. The...
  • Monday weather sunny, but winter storm coming

    Monday weather sunny, but winter storm coming
    The Baltimore region should see mostly sunny skies on Monday, with temperatures reaching the low-40s, but snow is in the forecast for this week, according to the National Weather Service. More than five inches of snow is possible in a large part of...
  • 2012 a wild year in weather for Maryland

    2012 a wild year in weather for Maryland
    2012 will rank among the top five warmest years on record in Baltimore, and it was memorable for many other weather events -- from a mild winter to tornadoes to a "derecho" to Superstorm Sandy. Here are some highlights: - Extremes included a 13-degree...