Business, Sci-Tech

Maryland oyster season dates, limits set for 2019-2020

BALTIMORE, MD-The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. The 2019-20 season will begin October 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in certain areas where there is a low abundance of oysters, low natural spat set or where spat-on-shell plantings are being protected, including …


Health, Sci-Tech

West Nile Virus found in Maryland patient for first time in 2019

Baltimore, MD–The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in Maryland this year. The infected individual is an adult living in the National Capital Region in Maryland. MDH routinely tracks and responds to mosquito-borne infections.  No other locally acquired arbo-viral infections have been identified this year. The number of human West Nile Virus …


Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD – As Hurricane Dorian begins its trek up the east coast, watches are turning to warnings and residents are preparing for the storm’s arrival. Tens of thousands have already been left without power in Georgia and the Carolinas. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for portions of southern Maryland that were previously under a …

Thursday forecast: cooler temps, winds increasing

NOTTINGHAM, MD – It will be a cooler Thursday in the Nottingham area. The National Weather Service says high temperatures will be slightly below normal, reaching into the upper-70s for most areas. Winds will be on the increase as Hurricane Dorian moves northeast near the Carolinas. A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for St Mary’s County. Strongest winds are …

Tropical Storm Watch issued for portions of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD – As fall approaches and schools are back in session, all eyes are currently focused on Hurricane Dorian. The powerful storm has already decimated the Bahamas and, despite early forecasts, it now appears that Florida and Alabama will be spared as the storm looks to make landfall in Georgia or the Carolinas. On Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather …

Coastal Flood Advisory issued, could affect Bowleys Quarters area

BALTIMORE, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which will be in effect from 8  p.m. Wednesday evening through 2 a.m. on Thursday. The advisory covers the shoreline in southern Baltimore County and the city of Baltimore. Tides are expected to be about one foot above normal. NWS forecasters say up to one half foot …