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  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
  • Passengers rescued as boat sinks off Ocean City coast

    A "good Samaritan" rescued multiple passengers onboard a 45-foot cabin cruiser that caught fire and sank off Ocean City over the weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. On Sunday, Coast Guard officials said, a boat named the Sea Witch caught fire and a...
  • Flood warnings issued with more rain ahead for Baltimore Running Festival weekend

    Flood warnings issued with more rain ahead for Baltimore Running Festival weekend
    Flood warnings were issued across the Baltimore region Friday afternoon with two or three inches of rain expected on top of more than 2 inches that fell Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Flood warnings were issued across the Baltimore...
  • Massive storm Sandy delivers high winds and torrential rain

    Massive storm Sandy delivers high winds and torrential rain
    As Sandy pounds the mid-Atlantic coast Monday, the Baltimore region is bracing for gale-force winds and flooding. The area remains under a flood watch through Tuesday evening, with coastal flooding expected late Monday into Wednesday morning,...
  • Coastal flood warnings issued across Maryland

    Coastal flood warnings issued across Maryland
    The National Weather Service issued coastal flood warnings for many parts of Maryland until 8 a.m. Wednesday. The affected areas are southern Baltimore County and Harford, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties. Baltimore and Harford...
  • After Hurricane Sandy, can we finally talk about climate change?

    After Hurricane Sandy, can we finally talk about climate change?
    Every four years, presidential candidates tell the American people that this election is a turning point for the country. This year they might actually be right. To be sure, there are always differences between candidates. On a range of issues, from...
  • 2 to 4 inches of rain due from TS Nicole

     
    Forecasters are warning that a new tropical storm near Cuba this morning will merge with low pressure forming off the southeastern U.S. overnight to bring Central Maryland 2 to 4 inches of rain tonight and Thursday, with up to 6 inches in......
  • The Sun's new print weather page arrives Sunday

     
    The Sun's print subscribers will get a bonus with their Sunday papers this weekend as the paper unveils a bigger, more colorful and informative weather feature.As the newspaper continues to rebound from a long period of downsizing, it's now the weather...
  • Public works officials say power outages caused sewer overflows

    Baltimore County officials said on Monday that power outages from Hurricane Irene's winds this past weekend caused 12 sewage pump stations located across the county to overflow at various times, and for varying periods on Sunday. The overflow was...
  • Warming: Storm damage ahead

    Warming: Storm damage ahead
    Hurricane season may still be months away, but the threat of flooding is already on the rise in Maryland, as documented by the latest reports on climate change released this week. Rising sea levels have raised the risk of coastal flooding, particularly...
  • A mystery — and an error — to report on Sun's weather page

    A mystery — and an error — to report on Sun's weather page
    We have a mystery on our hands — and an error to report — here on the Maryland Weather blog. I’ve received questions from astute reader Bob West in Ellicott City about dramatic fluctuation in Chesapeake Bay water temperatures, at least...
  • Thank the supermoon, winds for coastal flood advisory

    The coastal flood advisory that has been in effect for parts of the Chesapeake Bay the last two mornings is a result of the full moon and sustained winds, according to the National Weather Service. Tides a foot higher than normal are expected, and have...