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  • Freezing rain knocks out power for about 45,000 in Baltimore County

    Freezing rain knocks out power for about 45,000 in Baltimore County
    Icy rain coated the Baltimore region with a thin glaze Wednesday morning, toppling trees, slickening roads and knocking out power for about 151,000 customers statewide, 45,000 of whom were in Baltimore County. Ice accumulations ranged from about a...
  • Power restoration could last into Friday, before weekend snow chance

    Power restoration could last into Friday, before weekend snow chance
    Some of the more than 170,000 power outages caused by a thick glaze of ice across the state Wednesday might not be repaired until Friday, utility officials said, prompting leaders in two counties to open shelters at schools that were closed for the day...
  • Outages from ice storm continue in Harford, roads reopened

    Outages from ice storm continue in Harford, roads reopened
    Harford County residents woke up again Thursday morning to closed roads, closed schools and power outages, although considerably less than what they experienced Wednesday in the aftermath of an ice storm that paralyzed much of the northern end of the...
  • Harford County should have taken a snow day [Letter]

    Harford County should have taken a snow day [Letter]
    I was outraged by Harford County's decision to open schools on Monday despite the severe weather conditions, thus putting our children, bus drivers, teachers and vehicles at risk ("Sleet, snow snares roads in Harford, closes schools early," Feb. 3). All...
  • Weekend snow forecast to be light, but more storm chances ahead

    Weekend snow forecast to be light, but more storm chances ahead
    Snowfall forecast for the Baltimore area this weekend is expected to be light, but forecasters are meanwhile eyeing storm chances ahead next week. The National Weather Service forecasts a 60 percent chance of snow Saturday afternoon, with...
  • Baltimore County spent $15 million on storm-related costs this winter

    Baltimore County spent $15 million on storm-related costs this winter
    It has been a long winter for Baltimore County residents, and an expensive one. Baltimore County spent more than $15 million on storm-related costs from the 19 storms that hit the Mid-Atlantic this year, according to a Baltimore County website. The 85...
  • Small number of ice storm outages left to be repaired Saturday

    Small number of ice storm outages left to be repaired Saturday
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. officials said they had restored nearly all the outages associated with Wednesday's ice storm by Saturday morning, but were contacting some customers who will enter a fourth day without electricity. Winds weighing on...
  • Forecasters watching chances for 'major winter storm' Thursday

    Forecasters watching chances for 'major winter storm' Thursday
    Weather forecasting models are suggesting a snow-heavy system will track up the East Coast from the Carolinas late Wednesday through Thursday. But forecasters aren't making specific accumulation predictions yet, other than to caution of the...
  • 'High-impact' storm forecast Thursday, with 6 inches or more of snow possible

    'High-impact' storm forecast Thursday, with 6 inches or more of snow possible
    A "nor'easter" storm has the potential to bring 6 inches of snow or more Thursday across Central Maryland, but accumulations will depend on the storm's unpredictable path, forecasters said. The National Weather Service placed nearly all of Maryland...
  • After Sunday snow, Harford bracing for the 'big one'

    After Sunday snow, Harford bracing for the 'big one'
    Harford County is bracing for another round of winter weather that could produce the heaviest snowfalls this year. The area is under a winter storm watch from 7 p.m. Wednesday through Thursday, as a snow storm moving up from the South is expected to drop...
  • 6-10 inches snow forecast for Baltimore by Thursday night

    6-10 inches snow forecast for Baltimore by Thursday night
    Forecasters are expecting 6-10 inches of snow across most of the Baltimore area, with chances that sleet and rain could mix in along Interstate 95 and keep accumulations at the lower end of that range. The National Weather Service is forecasting 6-8...
  • Winter storm warning set to begin as snow arrives Wednesday night

    Winter storm warning set to begin as snow arrives Wednesday night
    A winter storm warning was set to take effect at 8 p.m. Wednesday with 7 inches to a foot of snow across the region, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is forecast to start around 9 p.m. and fall heavily, at rates of an inch or two per hour...