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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......
  • Freeze tonight, cool week ahead

     
    Cool, dry Canadian air rushing into the region with building high pressure will keep us 5 to 10 degrees below the seasonal norms early this week. As the high moves off at mid-week, a coastal storm could bring us some......
  • Light snow causing numerous accidents

     
    A surprise snow squall was causing numerous accidents in Central Maryland at mid-day Friday as light accumulations created slippery conditions on some roadways. Baltimore County Police reported one person with "life-threatening injuries" after an accident...
  • More freezing rain tonight; more snow Friday

     
    Keeping up with the forecasts, the watches and advisories today is like playing Whack-a-Mole. The landscape has changed again. Here's how it looks for now:A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect for the northern tier of counties, from Washington County.......
  • Dry winter yields to gusher of rain

     
    Central Maryland is in for a gusher of rain overnight and throughout the day Thursday as a potent storm system moves out of the Gulf states with a heavy load of Gulf and Atlantic moisture.On top of rainfall that could......
  • 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...
  • Two tornadoes confirmed in Tuesday's storms

     
    NOTE: An earlier version of this post stated the storms struck Wednesday evening. They were on Tuesday evening, but were confirmed on Wednesday. My bad.National Weather Service survey teams have confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Maryland during...
  • Tornado Warning for Baltimore, Harford counties

     
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A* TORNADO WARNING FOR... BALTIMORE COUNTY IN NORTHERN MARYLAND... HARFORD COUNTY IN NORTHERN MARYLAND...* UNTIL 300 PM EDTUPDATE: Extended to 3:30 p.m. Western Talbot and southwestern Queen...
  • Perfect .... but 90s return next week

     
    There is simply no better July weather available for Baltimore than the weather we're getting today. The forecast high is just 85 degrees, a couple of degrees below the long-term average for this time of year and the coolest day......
  • Dream Act petitions: New life for the Md. GOP

    Dream Act petitions: New life for the Md. GOP
    In the 96 years that Maryland voters have been allowed to challenge state laws through a voter referendum, just 17 attempts have made it on the ballot, and none have gotten that far in the last 20 years. The reason isn't that the state hasn't passed any...
  • Tolls, like taxes, should be the same rate for all

    Maryland has a state sales tax that applies equally to all residents, as well as those who make a purchase in the state. It taxes the incomes of its citizens in exactly the same way in Washington County as it does in Somerset County. You may not like...
  • Three Harford schools place on Post's top high schools list

    Three Harford County high schools have placed on The Washington Post's 2011 America's Top High Schools list. Patterson Mill, C. Milton Wright and Bel Air high schools all placed on the list, which grades public high schools around the nation based on how...