| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Storms packing strong winds swept through parts of Baltimore and across the mid-Atlantic Sunday evening, and meteorologists are eyeing another chance for dangerous weather coming to the region Friday.
The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Maryland environmental officials have placed the Eastern Shore under a drought warning, encouraging water systems, residents and businesses to restrict water use.
The warning is based on rainfall levels slipping to 70 percent of normal and well levels...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Despite it being one of the hottest summers on record in Baltimore, "code red" air pollution days are at their lowest levels since 2009.
There has been only one "code red" day, considered unhealthy for everyone -- June 29, the day intense heat fueled...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:13 AM
High humidity is in the forecast for the rest of the work week, making it feel like the mid-90s Wednesday and Thursday. But when expected storms pass through Friday, things are forecast to cool off significantly for the weekend.
Highs around 90 are...
| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Steady showers moved across Maryland this morning, and forecasts are still showing there could be more where that came from late this afternoon. Relatively cool temperatures could keep the most severe storms at bay, though.
A quarter of an inch of rain...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:36 AM
The likelihood of El Nino is increasing, with onset of the climate phenomenon known for snowy winters in these parts expected by fall.
There is "increased confidence" in a weak to moderate El Nino, according to the Climate Prediction Center. Forecasters...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Harford County is still under a drought watch, according to officials who monitor local water supplies, even though rainfall in the region has been running a little ahead of average for August.
And, what a difference a year makes.
Most of Harford County...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Scattered storms are on tap for Tuesday afternoon and evening, with an outside chance they could become severe.
It isn't especially hot out -- 88 degrees downtown and 86 degrees at BWI Marshall Airport as of 2 p.m. -- but it's plenty humid, with dew...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 2:36 PM
How does the most decorated Olympian decompress after a triumphant finale in London? He goes on an all-boys trip to the exotic Maldives. He poses in Louis Vuitton ads in a bathtub and with the previous top Olympic medalist, Larisa Latynina. He also...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:16 AM
The planned Oxford Square development near Elkridge may include almost double the original number of residential units if the county's Zoning Board approves a requested amendment.
The county already has approved 954 units for the 122-acre, mixed-use...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:28 AM
The cooler weather that set in this weekend, with highs in the 70s and 80s, is forecast to last for at least a few more days. In this case, the cooler weather is about normal for this time of year, though.
Temperatures are expected to remain in the 80s...