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  • What forecasters are saying about the snow storm

    What forecasters are saying about the snow storm
    Forecasters are expecting a major snowstorm Monday on top of a coating of ice that begins late Sunday, but uncertainty remains on just where the heaviest snowfall might track. Here is what forecasters are predicting: • The National Weather...
  • Snow winding down with 3-6 inches on the ground, as temperatures plunge

    Snow winding down with 3-6 inches on the ground, as temperatures plunge
    Snow was tapering off by late morning in Baltimore and points north and west, expected to end with 3-6 inches of accumulation around the region. A blast of cold air was meanwhile moving in behind the storm. Snowfall totals included 5.5 inches in...
  • Laurel mayor declares snow emergency, schools close

    Laurel mayor declares snow emergency, schools close
    Laurel Mayor Craig Moe has declared a snow emergency in anticipation of a snowstorm expected to drop more than a half a foot of snow on the region.  The National Weather Service is predicting between five and 10 inches of snowfall in Laurel beginning...
  • After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday

    After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday
    Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days. Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
  • Harford 'anxious for spring'

    Harford 'anxious for spring'
    "Spring, where are you?" could have been the collective question on the minds of Harford County residents Monday morning. After waking up to yet another round of snow, ice and bitter cold – albeit less snow than projected, at an average 3 to 4...
  • Harford snow ends short of forecast; cold follows

    Harford snow ends short of forecast; cold follows
    By late Monday morning it was all over for Harford County, which fared much better in the latest winter storm than what the dire forecasts had predicted. The storm Sunday night through Monday was forecast to be one of the worst of this bitter cold and...
  • Baltimore County schools will open two hours late Tuesday

    Baltimore County schools will open two hours late Tuesday
    Baltimore County Public School officials said Monday night that all schools will open two hours late Tueday. The announcement came after a snowstorm closed schools on Monday. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning that was in...
  • Streets quiet in Catonsville as snow continues to fall

    Streets quiet in Catonsville as snow continues to fall
    The streets were mostly quiet in Catonsville as heavy snowfall blanketed Baltimore County Monday morning. "We haven't seen many people on the road. It seems like a lot of people are staying inside and out of the snow today," said John McDowell,...
  • BWI hits 4 degrees, coldest-ever reading for March

    BWI hits 4 degrees, coldest-ever reading for March
    Tuesday morning was Baltimore's coldest for the month of March since record-keeping began in the 1870s, with a low of 4 degrees reported at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport by 6 a.m. The National Weather Service confirmed the...
  • Partly sunny, high around freezing Thursday

    Partly sunny, high around freezing Thursday
    Temperatures were not forecast to break above freezing on Thursday, but that's not expected to last for long as warmer weather finally returns over the weekend. The National Weather Service called for a high of 32 degrees Thursday with a northeast...
  • National Weather Service projects an inch of snow in Baltimore this week

    National Weather Service projects an inch of snow in Baltimore this week
    The first week of 2014 could bring an inch or more of snow to Baltimore, according to a National Weather Service forecast. Rain on Thursday is expected to turn into snow before midnight, the forecast predicts, with a 60 percent chance of more than an...
  • El Niño watch issued, with global climate pattern possible by summer or fall

    El Niño watch issued, with global climate pattern possible by summer or fall
    The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center on Thursday placed the globe on El Niño watch, with a 50 percent chance of the global climate pattern developing by summer or fall. El Nino is characterized by above-average Pacific Ocean...