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  • Electronic bingo backed by strong lobbying push

    Electronic gambling machines - devices that resemble slots - have been proliferating in rural Maryland counties recently, in part because of a concerted lobbying effort by their manufacturer. Officials in one municipality, afraid that they could be...
  • Stormy weather ahead

     
    Forecasters out at Sterling say the atmosphere is beginning to stir, creating the convection that will lead to strong thunderstorms later today. I can't see it on the radar. But I'll take their word for it. Severe thunderstorm watches have......
  • Storms spotty across the region

     
    Showers and thunderstorms popped up around the state yesterday, but they were by no means commonplace. The heaviest rains seem to have fallen out in Allegany County, where Cumberland reported more than an inch. Half-an-inch fell in Jacksonville and even.....
  • A report on NWS Sterling open house

     
    The Sterling, Va. forecast office of the National Weather Service - the place that generates the official weather forecasts for all of Central Maryland - from Allegany County to the bay - held an Open House this past weekend.I didn't......
  • Wintry weather hits western Md. counties

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning until noon Wednesday for Allegany County, with 4 to 7 inches of snow possible before it all ends. The Pittsburgh forecast office has a Winter Weather Advisory up for Garrett, with......
  • Blue skies are going to cloud up

     
    That's not how the old song goes, but the as the high pressure system that's brought us these sunny skies slides off toward the east tonight and tomorrow, we will see increasing cloudiness ahead of a low approaching from the......
  • More snow for western counties, snow showers here

     
    It's easy to ignore down here, but far western Maryland counties are still being hammered by lake-effect snows. Garrett is expected to get another 8 inches tonight, and a foot in some high elevations. Western Allegany County and the town of Frostburg........
  • "Dry slot" brings us sunshine; Garrett gets snow

     
    Meteorologists call it a 'dry slot' - an intrusion of clear, dry air, drawn into the swirling clouds around a spinning low pressure system. There's one over Central Maryland this morning. as the satellite image above shows quite well. And......
  • Md. commission unanimously rejects 2 slots bids

    State officials threw out yesterday two of six recent proposals for slot-machine casinos at Laurel Park racetrack in Anne Arundel County and Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland. The decision increases the chances that a large casino will be built...
  • Did I mention rain? Roll up your pants

     
    'Tonight could be a very busy one for forecasters and emergency workers,' say the NWS forecasters out at Sterling. After near-record rain in May, and a fast start on June's rainfall totals, forecasters are looking at the addition 1 to......
  • Rain tops 5 inches at BWI for June ... so far

     
    The thunderstorm that passed over Anne Arundel County after 7 a.m. Thursday dropped 1.72 inches of rain on the National Weather Service instruments at BWI. That brought the total June rainfall at the city's station of record to more than......
  • Frost advisory in Allegany Co.

     
    Pretty sure this is the first mention of frost in the NWS forecasts for Maryland this season. They've issued a frost advisory for the high country out in Allegany County, including the cities of Frostburg and Cumberland, where overnight lows......