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  • Colder weather ahead; rain/snow mix to our west

     
    It looks like the first forecast this fall with the words 'rain/snow mix' and 'winter precipitation' in it. Seems way too early, but there it is. The forecast discussion for Central Maryland, posted this morning by the National Weather Service forecast......
  • Nasty weather for rest of the week

     
    The average high temperature in Baltimore at this time of year is 68 degrees. But we'll be dressing for temperatures about 20 degrees colder than that by Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service forecast office in Sterling. Add in......
  • A splash of rain, a peck of trouble on the farm

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:A bit of rain last week put a little more moisture into Maryland’s soil. The weekly Weather & Crops report said 80 percent of the state’s topsoil is “short” to “very short” of moisture,...
  • Rainy days helped Maryland crops

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Maryland soils and crops have had a good drink since Saturday, according to the latest USDA “Weather & Crops” report. The percentage of pasture in “poor” or “very poor” condition has...
  • More rain due for Thursday, Friday

     
    Looks like Central Maryland can expect some more beneficial rain in the next couple of days. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. say that, after a fine, warm, sunny and seasonable day on Wednesday, the first in......
  • Rain risk continues through Monday

     
    With warm, humid winds continuing to flow out of the south and southeast, Central Maryland is expected to remain in a period of persistent rain threats through Monday, as a series of disturbances set off scattered showers and storms. The best chances...
  • Sunday storms were hit-or-miss, again

     
    Woke up and heard all this talk about trees down and outages in the region due to Sunday's storms. But all we had out on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville were a couple of brief morning showers. The rest of the......
  • Arundel got the big rain Thursday

     
    Looks like Southern Maryland and the lower Eastern Shore missed Thursday's rain. This time it was Anne Arundel County that really dropped into the crosshairs of the late afternoon and evening storms, with well over 2 inches in some locations.......
  • Hurricane Irene marches closer

     
    Hurricane Irene is continuing its march toward the East Coast. The Category 3 storm strengthened Wednesday, and its top sustained winds are near 115 miles per hour, and even more power is expected today and tonight, the National Weather Service......
  • Rain helps pasture, soils; too late for corn

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Rain last week gave a boost to Maryland crops for the second week in a row. The latest USDA Weather & Crops report quotes a Maryland crop reporter: “Heavy rains on [Aug. 14] … The rain was......
  • Irene's impact looking worse

     
    Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, and forecast storm tracks are trending closer to the mid-Atlantic beaches. All signs for this storm appear to be looking worse Thursday afternoon, instead of better.Add to that the saturating rains we've been...
  • Yes, that was an earthquake

     
    The tremor occurred at about 1:51 p.m. It was given a preliminary magnitude of 5.8, centered about 35 miles northwest of Richmond. We are evacuating our building, but leave a comment and we will post when we return. UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.:......