| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:03 PM
If you can find steamed crabs in Baltimore, consider yourself lucky.
Bo Brooks in Canton has an outgoing voice message telling customers there aren't any crabs. A hostess confirmed the bad news.
The crabs aren't coming in. The problem is on the supply...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Though grass was covered with snow, Catonsville roads were nothing but wet during Wednesday's morning commute.
Area residents enjoyed a day off from school and work as a result of the winter storm, which, according to The Weather Channel, could...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The longer snowflakes were kept at bay, the faster the wisecracks started coming in on Twitter and Facebook.
"I remember when I was a kid in the 70's and they predicted storms accurately 7 days in advance," Havre de Grace resident Jason Falkenstine...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
I'm not keen on anthropomorphizing nature, a tendency best left to nineteenth-century poets: Shelley, Wordsworth, that element.
So I grit my teeth and endure the National Weather Service's practice of naming tropical storms and hurricanes. It's a well-...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:26 PM
With a parade on Tuesday, the city will celebrate a world championship that was Baltimore to the bone — perfectly imperfect, an overachievement by an underdog and a surprise to sneering outsiders.
"I tell you what, we don't make it easy," said...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:17 PM
A waterspout zipped across Baltimore harbor Monday afternoon, tossing pieces of a warehouse roof into the air, and at least one other tornado was reported in the area as storms brought heavy downpours and flooding.
In Fells Point, cars sat in standing...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:04 PM
A so-called “Bermuda High” weather pattern is forecast to bring Baltimore's first prolonged heat wave of the season, according to the National Weather Service.
High pressure is expected to settle off the Atlantic Coast starting Wednesday,...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:59 PM
What causes tornadoes? In Tornado Alley, where a tornado killed at least 24 people in Moore, Okla., Monday, the disasters are relatively frequent when moist air from the Gulf of Mexico meets dry, cool air from the Rocky Mountains.
| May 14, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Weather forecasters are in agreement that warm temperatures are likely for Preakness 2013 on Saturday, but they are mixed on whether there will be clouds and rain showers.
High temperatures are expected in the upper 70s, according to most forecasts....
| May 9, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The 138th Preakness Stakes has come into the 10-day forecast window, and the early outlook is looking (mostly) ideal -- sunny skies with highs around 80 degrees.
Forecasting this far out leaves something to be desired as far as accuracy goes, to be...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Tree pollen levels surged to "very high" levels in the Baltimore area Thursday and Friday, though rain and thunderstorms could bring a respite Friday evening.
The allergens reached a saturation of 1,481 grains per cubic meter of air Thursday and 1,112...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Pollen counts surged to their highest levels of the season Thursday, and could stay there for the next week or two.
Tree pollen reached 2,347 grains of pollen per cubic meter, almost twice as high as a spike in pollen a week earlier. Grass pollen has...