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Winter Storm Warning issued for northern Baltimore County

As heavy snowfall spreads throughout the area on Thursday, the National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Storm Warning for northern Baltimore County. The NWS had previously issued a Winter Weather Advisory, but the precipitation thus far as been snowier and heavier than expected. Officials now believe the area could see 4 to 6 inches of snow, with a with …


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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Nottingham area

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Baltimore area as the season’s first wintry system approaches. A mix of precipitation is expected to arrive in the area late Wednesday night and Thursday morning, continuing throughout the day. A changeover to rain is expected during the midday hours. The Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. to …


Remnants of Hurricane Michael could cause flash flooding overnight

Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding on Thursday afternoon and into Thursday night for the Nottingham area, according to the National Weather Service. The remnants of Hurricane Michael, along with a cold front, could produce strong northwest winds and heavy rains. A flash flood watch is in effect for the area until 6 a.m. on Friday morning. The strongest winds are …

Remnants of Florence cause mudslide, closed roads

The remnants of Hurricane Florence began pushing through the Nottingham area in the wee hours on Tuesday. Thunderstorms and heavy rains were reported in many areas overnight. At about 3:30 a.m., the Baltimore County Fire Department reported that a vehicle had become submerged in flood waters at Pulaski Highway and Philadelphia Road in Rosedale.  The vehicle was unoccupied. At about …

Officials preparing for potential localized flooding from Hurricane Florence

Although the current projected track of Hurricane Florence would appear to take the storm south of the Baltimore area, County Executive Don Mohler and his top public safety and public health team gathered at Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue and Marine this morning to advise residents to stay alert to possible changes and prepare in case of localized coastal and inland …

Emergency Management, MDOT prepare for Hurricane Florence

Baltimore County Emergency Management officials are preparing for Hurricane Florence to bring heavy rains and serious inland and/or coastal flooding to the Baltimore area. The potential for flooding and for trees to topple and bring down power lines is greater because the ground is already saturated from months of above-average rainfall. Residents should prepare now to get along for seven days without power, …