| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
So now I have to worry about earthquakes too?
Aside from winter's car-covering blizzards, the mid-Atlantic area has seemed a pretty mundane place to live, weather-wise. But during Tuesday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake our entire house outside Baltimore...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 6:45 PM
When Connor Meehan was little, he was terrified of thunderstorms, so much so that his mother had to soothe him whenever one hit the area.
But on Saturday, Aug. 27, as Hurricane Irene came barreling up the coast, the 17-year-old senior at Atholton High...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
The clerks at the Days Inn of Westminster know that every Friday night before a McDaniel College home football game, a bearish guy with a thick New York accent will appropriate their refrigerator and fill it with 150 cubes of yellow and green Jell-O ...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:29 AM
While most Harford County residents were unaffected by the June 29 storm that ripped across the region, and many of those who were affected have recovered, pockets of homes around the county were still without power nearly a week later.
In a number...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:27 AM
McDaniel College may be tucked away in Westminster but boy does the school know how to party. Don't take our word for it -- this is coming directly from Southern Living.
The magazine just placed McDaniel on its list of the country's best tailgating...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Reality isn't supposed to intrude on a major political party's national convention, so after weathering the bluster of a Missouri Senate candidate last week, Republicans are understandably frustrated by the presence of yet another storm, this one the...
| 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-...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:00 AM
So now BGE offers excuses for their poor performance in the June 29 storms ("Report from BGE details efforts to get storm crews," Aug. 1). They blame their expensive private weather forecasting services and the failure of out-of-state crews to respond...
| 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?...
| 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...
| 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'...