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Passing cold front could produce Wednesday night storms

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A passing cold front could produce a few storms late Wednesday night and possibly even a tornado. The National Weather Service says a line of showers and isolated thunderstorms is expected to develop along a strong cold front on Wednesday evening. A few damaging wind gusts are possible, and an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Special Marine Warnings …


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Arctic blast to usher in brief cold snap

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Things are about to get chilly in the Baltimore area, at least for a bit. An Arctic cold front is already progressing through the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest, and will continue to drop south and east bringing cold and drier conditions in its wake, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will drop sharply on Thursday evening with …


Five tornadoes confirmed in Maryland on Friday morning

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that a total of five tornadoes touched down in the Maryland area on Friday. Meteorologists say that EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Montgomery County, Carroll County, Cecil County, and Fredrick County. An EF-0 tornado also touched down in Montgomery County. All five tornadoes struck between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning. …

Wind Advisory issued Baltimore area on Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Baltimore area for Friday. Winds of 20 to 30 mph are expected with gusts of up to 50 mph. The advisory will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could also be blown down and some power …

Flood Watch issued for portions of Baltimore, Harford Counties

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for portions of Baltimore County and Harford County. The Flood Watch will be in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Forecasters say multiple rounds of rainfall will occur through early Friday. The heaviest rainfall potential will begin Thursday afternoon and continue into Thursday night. Storm total rainfall amounts through …

Heavy rain could cause flooding on Thursday

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for portions of Baltimore County and Harford County. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Forecasters say a cold front will drop up to three inches of rain around the Baltimore area on Thursday and into Friday. The National Weather Service says a period of heavy rainfall is likely on Thursday and …

Record high temperatures recorded at BWI, Dulles on Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Record high temperatures for this date were recorded at both BWI Marshall Airport and at Dulles on Monday. The National Weather Service reports that BWI hit a high of 67 degrees on Monday afternoon, which broke the old record of 66 degrees set in 1932. Dulles also hit 67 degrees, which broke the old record of 66 degrees that …

Dense Fog Advisory issued for Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for Saturday morning for the Baltimore area. The advisory covers all of Baltimore County and Baltimore City. Visibility may be reduced to one quarter mile or less in dense fog. Hazardous driving conditions are possible due to low visibility. Motorists should slow down, use their headlights, and leave plenty …