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  • Spring fire season in swing in Harford

    Spring fire season in swing in Harford
    Dry conditions – erased by Tuesday's heavy rains – had kept Harford County's fire companies hopping in recent days as they worked to extinguish one field fire after another. The majority of them have been small in the days following...
  • Several are rescued after downpours cause flash flooding

    Several are rescued after downpours cause flash flooding
    A homeless woman whose wooded campsite in Glen Burnie was swallowed by flash flooding amid heavy rain Tuesday morning was swept 3,000 feet down a creek — including through a culvert beneath Governor Ritchie Highway — before being rescued....
  • Street resident cited in April 10 field fire

    Street resident cited in April 10 field fire
    A Street resident has been charged in connection with starting a three-alarm field and woods fire April 10 that burned more than four acres. David Allen Wolfe, 41, of the 1200 block of Macton Road, received a citation from the Maryland Natural Resources...
  • Earth Day expected to be rainy, warm

    Earth Day expected to be rainy, warm
    Showers and a possible thunderstorm were expected Tuesday, with highs in the upper 70s before a windy and clear Wednesday. The National Weather Service predicted an 80 percent chance of showers for Earth Day, mainly before 5 p.m. More showers could be...
  • Light snowfall forecast Tuesday, Wednesday

    Light snowfall forecast Tuesday, Wednesday
    Two days after the region surged into the 60s, a light snow could arrive Tuesday and again on Wednesday, but accumulations were expected to be light. Less than an inch of snow was expected both days as a light snow blankets much of the Northeast,...
  • Rainy end to April forecast, keeping up wet weather pattern

    Rainy end to April forecast, keeping up wet weather pattern
    A stalled rainy system is forecast to make for a wet and cool end to April, likely a third consecutive month with more than 4 inches of precipitation here. As much as 2-3 inches of rain could fall across Maryland over the next week, according to...
  • Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman

    Raymond J. Peroutka, businessman
    Raymond Joseph Peroutka Sr., who founded a janitorial supply business, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Nov. 17 of complications after heart surgery. A resident of Oak Crest Village in Parkville, he was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on South Glover...
  • Dreaming of a warm holiday, regardless of the weather [commentary]

    It remains a mystery to me why Irving Berlin was dreaming of a white Christmas way back in the days when color movies were first coming into their own, but he was. Ever since Bing Crosby made his melancholy recording of the great American songsmith's...
  • Highs around freezing Monday; dusting of snow Tuesday

    Highs around freezing Monday; dusting of snow Tuesday
    Another chance for a light snow is ahead early Tuesday after frigid temperatures throughout the day Monday. Temperatures have been trending colder since early Monday morning, with the day's high possible to have come at 37 degrees around 3 a.m. at...
  • Snowy pattern highlights new forecasting technique for wintry weather

    Snowy pattern highlights new forecasting technique for wintry weather
    Recent brushes with snow have highlighted a new way to communicate wintry weather forecasts in the Baltimore area -- providing more detail on the range of possibilities for a snowfall, rather than a single best guess of accumulations. The National...
  • Baltimore could near record high Sunday for Ravens/Patriots game

    Baltimore could near record high Sunday for Ravens/Patriots game
    Forecasts suggest Baltimore could threaten a 124-year-old record Sunday, with temperatures as much as 25 degrees above normal and possible thunderstorms as the Ravens play the Patriots at M&T Bank Stadium and the region readies for the holidays. The...
  • Near-summer conditions warm Baltimore area

    Near-summer conditions warm Baltimore area
    People wore shorts and T-shirts all around Baltimore on Saturday as temperatures hit a record 70 degrees, with slightly higher temperatures expected Sunday. Both the Inner Harbor and BWI Marshall Airport recorded highs of 70 degrees, while Annapolis hit...