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  • Flash Flood Warnings for northwest suburbs

     
    The National Weather Service has posted Flash Flood Warnings (dark red on map) for portions of Carroll, Baltimore and Harford counties, effective until 1:30 p.m. Thursday.(Click here for updated watches and warnings.)The warnings come on top of the...
  • Beautiful weather goes downhill from here

     
    It's been sweet, all this sunshine, comfortable temperatures and cool nights. But it's coming to an end over the next few days as the high pressure moves off and a couple of storm systems move our way from the Plains......
  • Western Shore now under coastal flood warning

     
    The flood watch posted earlier today for Maryland's Western Shore has become a Coastal Flood Warning, with water along the bay and tidal creeks expected to rise 1 to 2 feet or higher at high tides tonight and Wednesday, enough......
  • Septic pollution woes divide Kent Island

    Septic pollution woes divide Kent Island
    — Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty. But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
  • Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis

    Invasive snakehead found in river near Annapolis
    A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year may have allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River....
  • And now, waterspouts?

     
    FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...EASTERN BAYCHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MDCHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MDCHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MDAT 415 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER...
  • Bad news traveled slowly in 1986

     
    For all anyone in Baltimore knew on this morning 25 years ago, the Pride of Baltimore, the rakish replica clipper ship that had raised the city's spirits and sailed off to tell our story to the world, was somewhere out on......
  • Warmer, more humid and showery week ahead

     
    Seems like everyone on the block raced to get their grass cut over the weekend, taking advantage of what now looks like a brief break in our rainy weather.The National Weather Service's 7-day forecast keeps thunderstorm chances on the boards......
  • Mercury crowds 90 by Friday; more showers due

     
    There seems to be little letup in sight for this showery weather. The National Weather Service has posted chances for showers and thunderstorms in Central Maryland right through Saturday as we remain stuck alongside a stalled cold front just to......
  • Soft Shell Celebration Week continues through Monday

     
    A reminder that Dine Downtown Baltimore's Soft Shell Celebration Week is continuing through Monday. Here's a link (to a pdf) of the participating restaurants on what they're featuring.Cinghiale isn't an official participant in the promotion but they're...
  • Kamenetz suits up for a swim

    Kamenetz suits up for a swim
    In the middle of one of those crazy-hectic days running Baltimore County, County Exec Kevin Kamenetz decided to make like a high school kid on senior skip day: He went to the beach. He didn't have to play hooky for long to take a dip in the water -- in a...
  • Thursday's forecast: Showers, high 47

     
    The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 47 and northwest winds of 9 to 14 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent.A small craft advisory......