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  • Flash flood watch in effect Thursday

    Flash flood watch in effect Thursday
    Scattered showers and likely thunderstorms are forecast Thursday, with more intense humidity and highs in the mid-80s. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for much of the state from noon Thursday through the evening. The areas...
  • Severe storms, tornado risks expected Wednesday evening

    Severe storms, tornado risks expected Wednesday evening
    Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
  • Flash flood watch in effect after heavy rains inundate College Park

    Flash flood watch in effect after heavy rains inundate College Park
    A flash flood watch is in effect across Central Maryland through late Tuesday, with storms and heavy rain possible. A burst of heavy rain inundated College Park and surrounding areas Tuesday morning. The watch is in place across greater Baltimore. The...
  • Likelihood of El Niņo increased to 70 to 80 percent

    Likelihood of El Niño increased to 70 to 80 percent
    U.S. scientists on Thursday raised the likelihood that the global climate phenomenon El Niņo will develop by summer, pegging the odds at 70 percent. In a monthly El Niņo forecast discussion, the Climate Prediction Center in College Park said that...
  • Rain to taper off Thursday morning, then sunny through weekend

    Rain to taper off Thursday morning, then sunny through weekend
    Rain from the remnants of a storm system that battered the Midwest is expected to taper off around 10 a.m. Thursday, with sun coming out later in the day. The high will be near 82 on Thursday, and it will be breezy, with wind gusts as high as 24 miles...
  • Storms moving through Central Maryland could bring gusty winds

    Storms moving through Central Maryland could bring gusty winds
    Storms were moving through Central Maryland mid-day Wednesday and could bring downpours and gusty winds, the National Weather Service cautioned. The weather service cautioned of wind gusts up to 30-40 mph and heavy rain in Howard and Anne Arundel...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • Severe thunderstorm could produce hail, 60 mph winds

    Severe thunderstorm could produce hail, 60 mph winds
    A severe thunderstorm could bring wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail this afternoon in the Baltimore area, the National Weather Service warned. The thunderstorm was moving east from Cockeysville and was expected to hit areas...
  • El Nino odds growing, but impact is murky in Maryland

    El Nino odds growing, but impact is murky in Maryland
    Meteorologists are growing increasingly confident that El Nino is brewing — but that doesn't mean they know what kind of weather it might bring Maryland. The climate phenomenon that brings unusually warm water to the Pacific Ocean off South...
  • Forecasters warn of possible flooding Thursday, Friday

    Forecasters warn of possible flooding Thursday, Friday
    Central Maryland is under a flash flood watch, with heavy rain and storms forecast late Thursday and Friday. As much as 2-3 inches of rain could fall during showers and thunderstorms, with periods of heavy rain possible, according to the National...
  • Flood warning in effect Friday for Howard Co.

    Flood warning in effect Friday for Howard Co.
    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Howard County and the surrounding region Friday as heavy rainfall soaks the area. The warning will be in effect until 12:15 p.m. Friday, according to the NWS.  As of 9:27 a.m. Friday,...
  • Rain to pour on Black-Eyed Susan, but sun expected to come out for Preakness

    Rain to pour on Black-Eyed Susan, but sun expected to come out for Preakness
    The deluge forecast to soak the region Friday could make for a soggy, miserable Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course — though officials remain confident in a fast track for a sunny and cool Preakness Stakes on Saturday. A cold front was...