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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Evening storms could bring more heavy rain

    Evening storms could bring more heavy rain
    More heavy rain is possible Friday evening, on top of the quick deluge from storms that flooded roadways and spawned a tornado warning in the afternoon. A flash flood watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Flood warnings around Baltimore had expired by...
  • Flood watches issued ahead of rainy stretch

    Flood watches issued ahead of rainy stretch
    Forecasters cautioned of possible flash flooding and coastal flooding Tuesday and Wednesday, with a stretch of rainy weather setting in by late Monday. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for nearly all of Maryland west of the...
  • Harford faces potential flooding, power outages from rainstorm

    Harford faces potential flooding, power outages from rainstorm
    Harford County emergency officials began bracing for potential flooding Tuesday afternoon, with between 3 to 5 inches of additional rain forecast to fall on the county in the ensuing 24 to 48 hours. Representatives from the Harford County Department of...
  • Flood warnings issued as 3 to 5 inches of rainfall forecast across Baltimore region

    Flood warnings issued as 3 to 5 inches of rainfall forecast across Baltimore region
    The storm system that brought tornadoes to parts of the Southeast United States arrived in Baltimore Tuesday, prompting the National Weather Service to call a flash-flood watch for the region through Wednesday night. The downpour, which had dropped a...
  • Light snow expected to bring 1-3 inches on grass, slushy pavement

    Light snow expected to bring 1-3 inches on grass, slushy pavement
    Wintry weather dragged on Tuesday, with light snow falling by midday expected to bring a slushy couple of inches of snow. The National Weather Service predicts 1-3 inches across the region, with a winter weather advisory in effect until midnight. But...