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  • Frigid air, snow chances forecast for first week of spring

    Frigid air, snow chances forecast for first week of spring
    Spring starts tomorrow and brings a brief return to seasonable temperatures, but an echo of a winter that won't go away may not be far behind. Early next week, climate forecasters predict another in a series of intrusions of frigid Arctic air that has...
  • Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow

    Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow
    Bel Air Mayor Robert Reier joked at Monday night's town meeting that Public Works Director Randy Robertson could probably "write a book" on clearing snow from municipal streets, sidewalks and facilities with the latest snow that hit Monday. "The...
  • Cold temperatures break, tie records Wednesday, Thursday

    Cold temperatures broke one record and tied another, one for Wednesday's high temperature and another for Thursday morning's low. BWI Airport, the point of record for Baltimore, peaked at 36 degrees at 3:55 p.m., according to preliminary readings from...
  • Cloudy skies, highs in mid-40s forecast Thursday

    Cloudy skies, highs in mid-40s forecast Thursday
    A gradual warm-up is forecast to begin Thursday, with highs in the mid-40s Thursday and back to normal in the upper 50s Friday. Thursday morning was expected to start off in the low 20s, with partly cloudy skies in the morning and mostly cloudy skies by...
  • More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm

    More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm
    A rare St. Patrick's Day snowfall made this month the snowiest March since 1993, spreading more than 7 inches of snow across much of the region. But while the snow closed schools and the federal government for another day and disrupted some travel, it...
  • St. Paddy's storm brings snow to Baltimore County

    St. Paddy's storm brings snow to Baltimore County
    With just a few days until the first official day of Spring, a winter storm brought another sweeping of snow to the Mid-Atlantic region. The second snowstorm in March descended upon Baltimore County Sunday evening, and continued to fall into Monday...
  • More than 6 inches of snow falls overnight

    More than 6 inches of snow falls overnight
    More than 7 inches of snow fell across parts of the region by Monday, making it the snowiest March here since 1993. As of 8 a.m., the National Weather Service reported 7.9 inches of snow at BWI Airport, the point of record for Baltimore. The record...
  • 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...
  • Tornado confirmed in southern Maryland

    Tornado confirmed in southern Maryland
    A tornado was confirmed Friday in St. Mary's and Calvert counties in southern Maryland, the National Weather Service said. An EF-0 tornado, with an estimated maximum wind speed of 80 mph, moved from Compton in St. Mary's County to Cove Point in...
  • Harford placed under tornado watch until 5 p.m. Friday

    Harford County has been placed under a tornado watch until 5 p.m. today (Friday), according to the National Weather Service. A robocall went out from the Harford County Department of Emergency Services to county residents around 11:20 a.m. advising them...
  • 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,...
  • 'Polar vortex' forecast to shift southward again next week

    'Polar vortex' forecast to shift southward again next week
    Enjoy a mild weekend ahead while you can -- temperatures 20 degrees below normal or colder are expected across the eastern United States by late next week. The U.S. Climate Prediction Center in College Park is calling for strong chances, nearly a...