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  • Sunny and warm with small chance of showers Friday

    Sunny and warm with small chance of showers Friday
    Friday is expected to be sunny with highs in the mid-80s, though forecasters are calling for chances of scattered afternoon thunderstorms and showers. The National Weather Service said there was about a 20 percent chance of rain after noon, with light...
  • Likelihood of El Niño 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 Niño will develop by summer, pegging the odds at 70 percent. In a monthly El Niño forecast discussion, the Climate Prediction Center in College Park said that...
  • Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures

    Severe storm chances diminish as clouds help cool temperatures
    Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected. Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash
    Two people were injured in a car crash in Jessup Thursday. One of the victims suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and the other had minor injuries, according to the Howard County Fire Department. The accident took place near Route 1. A...
  • River Valley Ranch officials say they were monitoring storm that killed boy, 12

    River Valley Ranch officials say they were monitoring storm that killed boy, 12
    As Doug High recounted the events surrounding a deadly storm that hammered a religious summer camp in Carroll County, he was struck by his injured daughter's words. The first thing she asked when he picked her up at the hospital was, "Daddy, why did God...
  • Severe thunderstorms possible Monday and Tuesday as cold front swoops into region

    Severe thunderstorms possible Monday and Tuesday as cold front swoops into region
    A mass of cold air is expected to swoop down from Canada early next week, sparking the potential for strong storms and plunging temperatures to unseasonable lows.  "The ingredients are there for strong to severe thunderstorms," said National Weather...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rain and possible flooding Friday before sunny weekend

    Rain and possible flooding Friday before sunny weekend
    Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to continue throughout the day Friday, with heavy rains that could produce flash floods and coastal flooding possible. The National Weather Service called for a flash flood advisory for Howard, Harford, Anne...
  • Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill

    Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill
    Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed. The area is experiencing major delays....