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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • In for another soaking

     
    Looks like Central Maryland will be in the chute again as stalled weather systems to our east and west conspire to channel a few more days of tropical moisture, showers, rain and thunderstorms this way.With nearly 20 inches of rain......
  • 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......
  • Earl weakens a bit; watch extended to Canada

     
    The National Hurricane Center is reporting at 2 p.m. Thursday that Hurricane Earl's top sustained winds have slowed to near 125 mph as it continues to spin north toward a brush with North Carolina's Outer Banks.Hurricane Warnings are posted for......
  • OC wind forecast increases; Earl stays offshore

     
    Hurricane Earl continued on a northward course Thursday that should put the Cat. 4 storm off the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay by 8 a.m. Friday. Forecasters say the storm will begin to weaken, but its wind field will expand.That......
  • Earl's winds now at 145 mph; track unchanged

     
    A powerful and dangerous Hurricane Earl continued to steam toward the North Carolina Outer Banks early Thursday, with winds strengthening to 145 mph overnight. A Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warnings are posted for all of the Maryland and Delaware...
  • Volleyball: The poll

    1. River Hill Coach: Lynn Paynter Last season: 17-2, No. 2. Postseason: Lost in Class 3A state championship. Outlook: The Hawks return a senior-dominated lineup led by first-team All-Metro selection Megan Rosburg and Sara Okey. Their ability to...
  • Girls cross country: Runners to watch

    Jo Baird McDonogh, senior She and classmate Madeline Dulac anchor an Eagles team that should make some noise in the IAAM this season. Baird took second in the conference title race last fall. Samantha Bingaman South Carroll, sophomore She had a great...
  • Board puts the hammer down on rockfish poachers

    Board puts the hammer down on rockfish poachers
    The Potomac River Fisheries Commission voted Thursday to revoke or suspend the fishing privileges of eight watermen convicted in federal court in the largest rockfish poaching scheme in the history of the Chesapeake Bay and the river. The harshness,...