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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Anne Arundel could spend $3 million on storm repairs

    Anne Arundel could spend $3 million on storm repairs
    The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works said it could cost $3 million to fix road damage caused by Tuesday's heavy rainstorm. The most badly damaged road in the county was Marley Neck Road near Marcy Drive in Glen Burnie, which will be closed...
  • Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours

    Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours
    Tuesday's torrential rain — the most to fall in one day in more than 80 years — shut down portions of major roadways, stranded dozens of motorists, including some who had to be rescued, and caused dangerous flash floods throughout the region....
  • El Niño watch continues, but chances slip

    El Niño watch continues, but chances slip
    Climate forecasters still expect El Nino to develop this fall or winter, but the chances have fallen to about two in three. The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center in College Park on Thursday upheld the El Niño watch it began in March....
  • July 2014 was Baltimore's coolest since 2009, 17th-mildest on record

    July 2014 was Baltimore's coolest since 2009, 17th-mildest on record
    July didn't quite feel like mid-summer in Baltimore, with persistently cool air making it one of the mildest in years. The average temperature of 75.6 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is the coolest there since...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Baltimore copes with first stretch of heat this season

    Baltimore copes with first stretch of heat this season
    The first significant stretch of heat this year already has some residents yearning for the cooler days of early spring, but they'll have to wait until the end of the week for some relief. Temperatures in downtown Baltimore reached 95 degrees Tuesday,...
  • Possible tornadic storm passes through Southern Maryland

    A storm capable of producing a tornado passed through Calvert County and parts of southern Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties Thursday, prompting a tornado warning for about half an hour. Dunkirk, Chesapeake Beach, North Beach and Prince...
  • Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

    Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries
    An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...