Weather

Much of Maryland now experiencing moderate drought

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A significant lack of recent rain and unusual heat during the month of September has led to the development of drought conditions across a large portion of the state. The National Weather Service says that the short-term dryness and heat quickly overcame the long-term record wetness Maryland experienced between April 2018 and the early summer of 2019. Although the …


Weather

‘Flash Drought’ conditions developing across much of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A significant lack of recent rain, and unusual late season heat, have led to the development of “flash drought” conditions across a large portion of the area. The National Weather Service says that the short-term dryness and heat have quickly overcome the long- term record wetness the region experienced between April 2018 and the early summer of 2019, and …


Nottingham area officially experiencing severe drought

It’s official.  The Nottingham area, along with much of the Baltimore region, is now experiencing a severe drought. On February 1, the United States Drought Monitor designated the Nottingham area as a “D2” zone – or severe drought. The rain and snowfall thus far this winter have amounted to the second driest on record. The U.S. Drought Monitor indicates that …