| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Tornado activity across the country is running well below normal so far this year, with the spring and summer severe weather seasons behind us. But in Maryland -- a "top tornado state" according to one list -- the year has been normal, if not above-...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Rain chances for Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards may be increasing, but there is still some uncertainty on how significantly a moist system from the Gulf of Mexico could affect the region.
Even so, rain could start to clear in time for the 3:...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch across Central Maryland for Wednesday, warning of a risk of wildfire spread.
With relative humidity down around 25 percent, gusty winds up to 30 mph and dry brush and twigs, the advisory is in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Forecasts had been growing more ominous, but rain forecast for Opening Day on Friday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards is looking more likely to clear in time for the first pitch.
The National Weather Service's Baltimore/Washington forecast office is...
| 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'...
| 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 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...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Here are some tips to help you keep safe as the storm plows through the region over the next few days:
•Dr. Rick Knabb, writing for the Weather Channel, suggests keeping at least three days' worth of water per person (a gallon each per day) on...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Originally, my plan was to write about one kind of security, namely password security which I'm convinced is a plot by computer people to make the rest of us feel stupid. Each password needs to have between eight and 10 characters, with at least one...