Sci-Tech, Weather

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 …


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Hurricane Dorian projected path: Chesapeake Bay risk increasing

UPDATE: A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for portions of Maryland. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD – Hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in years, may have a serious impact on the Chesapeake Bay. The storm has already devastated the Bahamas and is now beginning to wreak havoc along the eastern coast of Florida. Hurricane …


Six Baltimore County Fire Department members head to Florida to assist with Hurricane Dorian operations

TOWSON, MD – Six Baltimore County Fire Department members assigned to a federal emergency task force are in Jacksonville, Florida to assist with operations related to Hurricane Dorian. The fire department personnel, all tactical rescue specialists, deployed Friday and are staged in Jacksonville, Florida, waiting to see if they will be needed. Hurricane Dorian has been stalled out over the …

Nationwide test of Emergency Alert System set for August 7

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, along with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, August 7th. The nationwide test will be sent to radio and TV stations beginning at 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will not include a message on cell phones via Wireless Emergency Alerts. The test is …

Macroburst caused Wednesday storm damage in Perry Hall, White Marsh

PERRY HALL, MD – The National Weather Service has determined what caused Wednesday’s severe storm damage in Perry Hall and White Marsh – and it wasn’t a tornado. Forecasters say a “macroburst” was responsible for wreaking havoc on trees and power lines in the area. Northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County were hit by a macroburst, which produced damaging …

Perry Hall Y to offer hot showers to those without power following storms

PERRY HALL, MD – In the wake of powerful storms that moved through the Nottingham area on Wednesday, May 29th, one company wants to help. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that hot showers would be available at the Perry Hall Y for residents still without power. The Perry Hall Y is located at 4375 Ebenezer Road (21236) …