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  • Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost

    Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost
    Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
  • More than 11" of rain in Southern Maryland

     
    The first numbers are starting to come in for Hurricane Irene's impact on Maryland, and Southern Maryland seems to have been hit hardest on rainfall. BWI-Marshall Airport is reporting 4.6 inches of rain at 7 a.m. The heaviest rates were......
  • A month's rain in a week

     
    The slow-moving remnants of Tropical Storm Lee continued to unload on Maryland Wednesday morning, pushing rivers ands creeks toward flood stage, inundating many roadways and slowing the morning commute to a crawl. Barely a week into the new month and........
  • Clouds, sprinkles, showers and storms are welcome

     
    They're calling it "unsettled" weather out in Sterling. It's a complex set of low-pressure systems in eastern Canada and the Great Lakes, and an approaching cold front, which is forecast to stall across the forecast area and return as a......
  • Tornado count for Md., Va. now at seven

     
    The National Weather Service has now confirmed that seven tornadoes, with top winds rated from EF-0 to EF-2, touched down in Maryland and Virginia during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday this week. And surveyors are still looking for more.Damage...
  • NWS raises tornado total to 11; four in Md.

     
    The National Weather Service's official count of tornados in Maryland and northern Virginia last week has jumped to 11, with four added since the initial ground surveys came in late last week. Two of the four were confirmed in Maryland with......
  • April 27-28 tornado count up to 16; eight in Md.

     
    Survey teams from the National Weather Service continue to inspect wind damage across the region from last week's storms. Their conclusions have boosted the tally of tornadoes in Maryland and northern Virginia to 16. With four more added this week,......
  • Wrecked Cessnas linked to another April 27 twister

     
    Extensive damage to three small airplanes at an airfield in Prince George's County on April 27 has been linked to radar evidence of a tornado in the area. That has prompted the National Weather Service to add an 18th twister......
  • 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......
  • Rain, wind and "isolated tornadoes"

     
    You've been warned. Exactly two weeks ago the National Weather Service was advising us of the possibility of damaging winds across Central Maryland as a strong cold front approached from the west. By midnight the forecasters were alerting us to watch........
  • Eastern Shore, Southern Md. see most rain

     
    Soppy as it's been this Tuesday morning, the rainfall we've seen here in Central Maryland from these storm systems - a half-inch or less - can't compare to what they've reported from the Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland.The heaviest rain......
  • A third of Maryland now in moderate drought

     
    Weeks of unusually hot weather and scant rainfall have made nearly all of Maryland, including Baltimore, abnormally dry, according to the weekly Drought Monitor report compiled by the University of Nebraska. And last week's report shows that more than a...