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Nottingham area likely to get over 6 inches of snow from Wednesday storm

UPDATE: Forecasters have increased projected snowfall totals for the Nottingham area. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has released a snowfall forecast map for the Baltimore area for Wednesday’s winter storm. The forecast ranges from 4-6″ of snow in southern Baltimore County to 12-18″ of snow in northern Baltimore County. Nottingham and the surrounding communities look to …


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Winter Storm Watch issued for Baltimore area for Wednesday

UPDATE 2: As of 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Nottingham area has been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory – details here. UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued its first call for snowfall totals in the Baltimore area. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch …


2020 Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Another meteor shower is set to grace the skies over Maryland on Sunday night. The 2020 Geminid meteor shower is expected to peak on Sunday night, December 13 and into the morning hours on Monday, December 14. The Geminids are widely recognized as the best annual meteor shower a stargazer can see, occurring between Dec. 4 to Dec. 17, …

Early signs point to possible midweek Maryland winter storm

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Forecasters say Maryland residents could see their first solid “thump” of snow since 2016 next week. The National Weather Service says there is a chance that the mid-Atlantic could get hit with a snowstorm by the middle of next week. Following a weekend warm-up, the “appetizer” will likely move into the Baltimore area on Monday, as rain mixes with …

Dense Fog Advisory issued for Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory will be in effect until noon on Saturday. Visibility in many areas has been reduced to one-quarter mile or less. Motorists should be of hazardous  driving conditions due to low visibility. If driving, slow down, use headlights, and leave plenty of stopping distance. …

Northern Lights may be visible in Maryland on Thursday night

NOTTINGHAM, MD—”Aurora borealis?  At this time of year, at this time of day, in this part of the country?” Forecasters say the Northern Lights may be visible in Maryland on Thursday night, thanks to a geomagnetic solar storm. The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a geomagnetic storm watch this week, stating that there is the potential for an …

Maryland Department of Health reports first cold weather-related death of the 2020-2021 winter weather season

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday reported the first cold-related illness death in Maryland for the 2020-2021 winter weather season. The deceased individual is an adult female in the 60-70 age range. The death occurred in Baltimore City. “As temperatures continue to drop, Marylanders are urged to stay vigilant and to take precautions to limit their exposure to …

NWS: Dusting of snow could disrupt Wednesday morning commute

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service says a dusting of snow could disrupt the Wednesday morning commute. There is the potential for hazardous commuting conditions on Wednesday morning, as a period of snow is possible across portions of the Baltimore metro area. Accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2-inch of snow are possible on area roads. If the threat does materialize during the …