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  • Rain could be in forecast for Game 2 of Orioles/Tigers series

    Rain could be in forecast for Game 2 of Orioles/Tigers series
    If you were able to get tickets for Thursday's opening game of the American League Division Championship series between the Orioles and Detroit Tigers, you can look forward to mild, dry weather. But if you couldn't get tickets to Game 2, look on the...
  • Flood watch issued across region; 2 inches of rain possible through Thursday morning

    Flood watch issued across region; 2 inches of rain possible through Thursday morning
    A flood watch is in effect across much of the Baltimore region starting at 6 p.m., with two inches of rain possible overnight into Thursday morning. The National Weather Service issued the watch through late Wednesday night, cautioning that heavy rain...
  • Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

    Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009
    There has been only two weeks' worth of 90-degree heat this year in Baltimore, the fewest 90+ days here in five years. Nearly half of the 14 days to surpass 90 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the point of...
  • NWS divides Howard, Baltimore, Harford counties to improve weather warnings

    NWS divides Howard, Baltimore, Harford counties to improve weather warnings
    The National Weather Service is adjusting weather warning boundaries in Howard, Baltimore and Harford counties to reflect geographic differences that can cause wide weather variations. The changes could help reduce false alarms and make advisories...
  • Chilly start Monday, warming up to 73 degrees later

    Chilly start Monday, warming up to 73 degrees later
    Baltimore is in for a chilly start Monday, with temperatures in the 60s bringing a taste of fall before the day warms up into the afternoon. The high for the day is forecast to be 73 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Inland areas of...
  • Duckett Dam was operated responsibly during heavy rainstorm [Commentary]

    On Aug. 12, a downpour hit Laurel, dumping 4.47 inches of rain on the area in little over two hours. The rain flooded downtown Laurel. Much of downtown Laurel is built on a floodplain — "a nearly flat plain along the course of a stream or river that...
  • Severe thunderstorm watch issued across Baltimore region

    Severe thunderstorm watch issued across Baltimore region
    Severe thunderstorms are possible across the region Saturday afternoon and evening, possibly capable of producing damaging wind and hail. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch through 9 p.m. for all of Central Maryland,...
  • Heat wave to continue through this week

    Heat wave to continue through this week
    A late summer heat wave will continue through this week, according to the National Weather Service, with high temperatures not expected to drop from around 90 degrees until Sunday. Wednesday was expected to be mostly sunny with a light breeze. The low...
  • Baltimore could fail to hit 90 degrees in August for first time since 1984

    Baltimore could fail to hit 90 degrees in August for first time since 1984
    Baltimore still hasn't hit 90 degrees this month, despite forecasts it might have Wednesday. With perhaps one more chance to hit the mark, it could be the first August without 90-degree temperatures here in 30 years. Baltimore-Washington International...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • Three rescued after boat capsizes near Ocean City

    Three rescued after boat capsizes near Ocean City
    The Coast Guard rescued three people near Ocean City's inlet Wednesday when their 17-foot boat capsized in the rough waves. Coast Guard Station Ocean City received a report of an overturned vessel about 4:30 p.m. A crew aboard a 47-foot lifeboat was...
  • Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen

    Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen
    The Coast Guard rescued three people near Ocean City's inlet Wednesday when their 17-foot boat capsized, and a Virginia teen drowned in a rip current there Tuesday as town officials limited beachgoers to wading as Hurricane Cristobal continues to churn up...