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  • 2 to 4 inches of rain due from TS Nicole

     
    Forecasters are warning that a new tropical storm near Cuba this morning will merge with low pressure forming off the southeastern U.S. overnight to bring Central Maryland 2 to 4 inches of rain tonight and Thursday, with up to 6 inches in......
  • More rain coming; NWS says some could see 12"

     
    UPDATE, 12:30 p.m.: The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Watch until 6 a.m. Friday. "There is increasing concern that moderate to heavy rain will continue in the I-95 corridor until past midnight." Portions of Maryland between the...
  • NWS report on Thursday's tornado in Arundel

     
    Here's the full statement from the National Weather Service on Thursday morning's EF-0 tornado in northern Anne Arundel County:"...TORNADO CONFIRMED EAST OF PASADENA MARYLAND...LOCATION...2 MILES EAST OF LAKE SHORE IN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY MARYLANDDATE......
  • Oyster Week -- Ryleigh's oyster ball

     
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  • Last week's storm, seen from St. Leonard's Creek

     
    The Baltimore Sun's environmental writer, Tim Wheeler, has passed along this delightful essay, written late last week by Kent Mountford, former senior senior scientist with the EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program office, and still an environmental historian...
  • Anyone on Bay spot a waterspout?

     
    The National Weather Service posted a Special Marine Warning at 3:09 this afternoon advising mariners to watch for a possible waterspout. If you're on the Chesapeake Bay, or on the nearby shores, and you spotted this thing, leave a comment......
  • Your weekend dining plans

     
    Who's going where? Baltimore Beer Week is winding down this weekend -- the link will take you directly to the events page. I told you yesterday about a few wine festivals happening across the state. You could even get a......
  • Roadfood memories

     
    Fans of Jane and Michael Stern will enjoy this thread on the Roadfood.com forums, in which Michael and his readers reminisce about some of the early Roadfood people and places that aren't around anymore. This thread was inspired by this......
  • "Derecho" winds not expected to reach Baltimore

     
    Steve Zubrick, the science officer at the National Weather Service's forecast office in Sterling, Va., doesn't think the "derecho" winds that have caused damage in a swath across the Upper Midwest today will remain intact by the time they reach......
  • 1933 hurricane produced 10-foot storm surge

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Anyone recall the Chesapeake/Potomac Hurricane 78 years ago tomorrow? It made landfall at Nag’s Head, N.C. Driven inland by high pressure over New England, it moved west of the Chesapeake Bay, driving a 10-foot storm...
  • More dry weather; NE winds bring minor flooding

     
    Skin drying out? It's no wonder. We're looking at 26 percent relative humidity (and dropping) here at The Sun's weather station as high pressure continues to dominate our weather.It's beautiful, of course. Sunny skies are forecast to continue here right.....
  • Irene forecast track edges eastward

     
    There are plenty of uncertainties still, but hurricane forecasters have nudged their forecast track for Hurricane Irene just a bit more to the east. If that holds up, it could mean this will be more of a coastal storm for......