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  • Storm track "favors" northern counties

     
    UPDATE: The NWS seems to be backpedaling a bit on its snow forecast this afternoon. Meteorologists are now calling for 1-2 inches across northern Maryland, and only an inch south of Baltimore. The storm track appears to be turning more northward,......
  • New NWS snow estimates: 16 to 24 inches

     
    Wax down those shovels, Maryland, there's snow on the way. The National Weather Service has posted Winter Storm Warnings for everybody from the Chesapeake west to Allegany County. The warnings call for 16 to 24 inches of snow for the Baltimore......
  • Snow buries Garrett; I-68 may be closed again

     
    Two feet of fresh snow and high winds made Garrett County roads dangerous and all but impassable Friday. Emergency managers there have reimposed a local state of emergency they had finally lifted on Tuesday, two and a half weeks after the......
  • Cold front will boost winds, raise fire danger

     
    Dry, gusty winds ahead of a cold front will bring a heightened fire risk Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Maryland from Allegany County to the Chesapeake Bay, noting an "enhanced threat for the...
  • Frost possible overnight, 80s by the weekend

     
    That's April for you. Forecasters out at Sterling Tuesday night are warning residents across the northern tier of Maryland counties to expect frost overnight as skies clear at temperatures dip into the upper 30s for only the seventh time this......
  • Flash Flood Watch up as PM storms approach

     
    The National Weather Service has posted a Flash Flood Watch for Baltimore, Washington and their suburban counties, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday as an approaching cold front threatens the region with heavy, slow-moving thunderstorms.UPDATE: The NWS has...
  • Tornado Watch posted for most of Maryland

     
    With a line of strong to severe thunderstorms crossing Maryland Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service forecast office in Sterling, Va. has posted a tornado watch for almost the entire state, in effect until 8 p.m.:"DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ARE THE.......
  • Others up ante as Md. slots idle

    Others up ante as Md. slots idle
    Even as slot-machine projects in Maryland stall, other states are betting big on expanded gambling. In West Virginia, Charles Town Races and Slots just 75 miles west of Baltimore plans to offer poker, roulette and other table games as early as the summer...
  • Laurel Park wants slots rebid

    Lawyers for the Laurel Park racetrack asked Maryland's highest court Tuesday to restore its disqualified proposal for a slots casino license, suggesting the state would be better off restarting a bidding process that has fallen short of expectations. A...
  • Doctors in short supply in rural Maryland

    Doctors in short supply in rural Maryland
    When his longtime physician retired, Southern Maryland lawmaker Thomas "Mac" Middleton faced a predicament: The senator needed a new doctor but couldn't find one who was taking new patients. "I had to go through three different doctor groups before...
  • One priest ministers to 6 W. Md. parishes

    One priest ministers to 6 W. Md. parishes
    On Palm Sunday morning, the Rev. Jim Hannon awoke at 5:30, prayed and then exercised on a treadmill for 20 minutes. By 7:30, the priest was set for a day of ministry in Western Maryland. That's when the real workout began. The 55-year-old Hannon pastors...
  • Cookbook helps you find the good stuff

    Cookbook helps you find the good stuff
    Ask Lucie L. Snodgrass what she would recommend for Easter dinner and she does not simply say lamb. Instead, she says, "some of Edwin's lamb." She is referring to what would be an extremely local main dish, a lamb raised by her Harford County neighbor and...