Another round of heavy rain could produce more flooding Thursday night and Friday across Maryland. A flood watch is in effect across the Baltimore region from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon. At least an inch or two of rain is forecast, with chances for 3-4 inches in some spots.
Heavy rain is forecast to return to Maryland late Friday, and meteorologists warned it could bring with it flooding risks into Saturday. The National Weather Service issued a flood watch across Central Maryland from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.
Several blocks of North Howard and West Lexington streets in Baltimore were closed — and light rail service was interrupted — following a Maryland Transit Administration maintenance crew’s discovery of a void under the street early Saturday, the city Department of Transportation announced Sunday.
Meteorologists warned of damaging wind gusts across Central Maryland on Wednesday as cold air blows in from the northwest. Temperatures are forecast to reach the upper 30s, but wind chills are expected to make it feel like the 20s throughout the day.
Forecasts suggest this Thanksgiving will be Baltimore's coldest since at least 1996, with temperatures expected to struggle to rise above freezing throughout the day. Highs are forecast in the lower 30s, which is close to a record chill for the holiday.
George Warren Justice Jr., who changed careers from a weather predictor to the Internal revenue Service, died of heart failure Nov. 10 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Parkville resident was 91.
November snowfall is relatively common in Baltimore, but usually leaves just a trace of flakes. Thursday's dose of sustained wintry precipitation was the most the region has seen in November since 1989, and the earliest it has seen measurable snowfall in 22 years.
A wintry mix of precipitation is possible Thursday morning north and west of Baltimore. And then before the day is out, the region could break a record for its wettest year since at least 1871. The National Weather Service is forecasting a dusting of snow and a glaze of ice west of Interstate 95.
You can blame a persistently chilly northeast wind for the several inches of snow that fell across Central Maryland on Thursday. It prevented more precipitation from falling as sleet or freezing rain in Baltimore and along Interstate 95.
Mount Airy has scheduled a meeting for residents impacted by the tornado the touched down in town Friday, Nov. 2. Those that accrued damages or that have concerns, town resident or not, can attend the 7 p.m. meeting with the Maryland Insurance Administration Monday, Nov. 12 at Mount Airy Town Hall.
Rain showers and a line of early afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast for Maryland on Election Day. Periods of rain are likely through Monday and into Tuesday morning. A cold front is expected to cross the region midday Tuesday, bringing a chance for severe weather.
After almost 2 inches of rain fell on the region over the weekend, 2018 moved up in the record books to rank as Baltimore's fifth-wettest year on record. There has been more than 57 inches of rain so far this year at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
For those that would like to know a little more about the skies whatever the seasons bring, emergency management will be hosting a SKYWARN Basics Spotter Class on Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Carroll County Public Training Center.
The National Weather Service's Baltimore/Washington forecast office is offering Skywarn weather-spotting classes in Westminster and Ellicott City in the coming weeks. The weather service uses its network of spotters to investigate and verify severe weather events and to measure precipitation.
Baltimore is on pace to set a record for its wettest year ever. All the rain has residents weary, after so many canceled events and even two deaths. "I am just done with this rain," Columbia resident Ian Kennedy said.
With more rainy weather in the forecast this week, Baltimore is on track for a record-setting year of precipitation, or at least its wettest year since 1889. Through Sunday, there has been almost 51 inches of rainfall at BWI — 9 inches more than the region gets in a year, on average.
A coastal flood warning remains in effect along the shoreline in Anne Arundel County through 6 a.m. Friday with an advisory then in effect until 9 p.m. Friday and a watch in effect through Saturday morning.
The University of Maryland’s decision to issue a tornado warning based on a private weather company’s guidance is sparking questions and scrutiny about the accuracy of forecasts and the firm’s role in public institutions.
The University of Maryland warned students and staff on the College Park campus: A Tornado Warning has been issued for the UMD campus ... Seek shelter immediately, avoid windows." But there was no indication of a tornado, according to the National Weather Service.
A Maryland National Guard helicopter rescue team has been sent to North Carolina as Hurricane Florence pounds the state's southern coast. The state is also opening two shelters, in Prince George's and Queen Anne's counties, for storm evacuees.
Hurricane Florence is forecast to hit the Southeast coast as a major storm later this week. What could it bring to Maryland? Strong winds, heavy rain and flooding and/or storm surge, depending on its track.
As Hurricane Florence clobbers the Carolinas, it’s forecast to bring rain and some flooding risks to Maryland on Friday and Saturday. But Gov. Larry Hogan said he wouldn’t cancel a statewide emergency declaration as the threat of Florence’s remnants looms.
Gov. Larry Hogan kept Maryland under a state of emergency Thursday even as the full force of Hurricane Florence approached landfall on the coast of the Carolinas. The governor maintained his declaration even as the storm appeared to be following a more southerly track than some projections.