| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Reader Megan Frohlich has shared an image of the confirmed waterspout that formed on the Patuxent River in Southern Maryland on Tuesday.
The image backs up what radar showed yesterday afternoon -- that blue skies surrounded the small, isolated storm that...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The massive snowstorm that blanketed Baltimore and much of the northeast in February 2010 garnered the name "Snowmageddon" from social media users suffering from extreme cabin fever. This winter, how about storms named Brutus, Iago, Helen or even Q?...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:23 PM
The Weather Channel's plans announced Tuesday to assign names to winter storms in the same way as hurricanes may have stirred a debate among weather forecasters.
AccuWeather.com has released a statement criticizing the move. Henry Margusity, AccuWeather'...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:58 AM
After a nearly two-week long heat wave, Harford County is finally getting a break from the high temperatures, which state health officials say contributed locally to the death of a Pennsylvania man Saturday.
There have been 13 heat-related deaths in...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Runners have less than a week and a half to go before the Baltimore Running Festival, and according to early forecasts, weather is the least of their worries come race day.
It's too early for a truly dependable forecast, but long-range forecasts are...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
A rainy Sunday morning will hopefully clear out in time for the Orioles to host the New York Yankees for Game 1 of the American League Division Series between the two teams. A weekend chill will stick around, though.
The National Weather Service is...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Orioles fans are hoping for a different result in tonight's rematch against the New York Yankees, but they can expect the same weather.
Rain delayed Sunday night's game for nearly 2 1/2 hours, and temperatures in the lower 50s and upper 40s had fans...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Destructive and devastating tornadoes have grabbed the weather headlines so far this year, with the 416 tornadoes observed through April 9 about one-fourth more than normal. But does the apparent spike in severe weather, also including hail and damaging...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:46 AM
A decade ago tomorrow, the worst tornado in Maryland history struck La Plata, killing three people and flattening buildings with 261 mph winds.
The F5 twister, the top of the scale for tornado intensity, left a plate of fried chicken on the counter of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Run For Your Lives
Experience "The Walking Dead" live, at the Run For Your Lives 5K Obstacle Course located at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington. You can watch runners test their ability to survive the zombie apocalypse, while they try and...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:52 AM
A tornado with 80 mph winds moved across 1.2 miles near Jarrettsville on Friday night, National Weather Service officials confirmed Monday.
The tornado ranked as an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, according to a report the weather service's Baltimore/...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Yesterday, I sent this message to the newsroom staff: We will not be using the word “Frankenstorm” in coverage of Hurricane Sandy, because the term trivializes a serious and potentially deadly event. It’s acceptable in direct quotes, but...