Weather

Much-needed rain to arrive on Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Some much-needed rain is set to arrive in the Nottingham area on Wednesday. On Wednesday and into Thursday, the National Weather Service says an area of low pressure will develop into a coastal storm and spread heavy rain, strong winds, and coastal flooding from the Mid-Atlantic into the Northeast. A low pressure system moving slowly eastward across the Great …


Weather

Severe storms possible Thursday afternoon

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Thursday afternoon could get a bit bumpy in northeastern Baltimore County. The National Weather Service says that scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop later this afternoon and into the evening hours. Eastern portions of Maryland have the greatest risk of seeing severe weather, including Baltimore County and the Eastern Shore. Damaging winds will be the primary threat …


Gov. Hogan authorizes Md. Helicopter Aquatic Helicopter Rescue Team to assist with Hurricane Dorian efforts in NC

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday authorized the deployment of members of the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) to North Carolina to assist in potential rescues from the effects of Hurricane Dorian. As the storm continues its track up the coast, Governor Hogan has been in contact with North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, and …

MDOT SHA prepares for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is preparing for potential flooding along areas of Maryland’s Eastern Shore from remnants of Hurricane Dorian. High tides and storm surge, along with tropical storm force winds are likely to impact some areas of the Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland. The impacts could start early Friday morning, …

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 …

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 …