Events, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests June 14–19

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will be conducting daytime and nighttime firing tests this week. The testing is scheduled for June 14 – 19, 2021, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to midnight. Loud noises may be heard in some portions of Harford County and Baltimore County. Officials say these operations are not hazardous …


Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Baltimore area on Monday night

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Nottingham area. The watch will remain in effect through Monday night and until 2 a.m. on Tuesday. Damaging wind gusts and large hail are the primary threats associated with these potential storms. An isolated tornado is also possible. An isolated instance of flash flooding is possible Monday …


Jerusalem Mill’s 2021 ‘Music in the Meadow’ summer concert series kicks off

KINGSVILLE, MD—A popular Kingsville summer concert series is back. Jerusalem Mill Village‘s “Music in the Meadow” summer concerts kicked off this weekend with a performance by Melting Pot. The concerts are held on select Sundays throughout the summer (full schedule below) at 2813 Jerusalem Road (21087). The cost is $10 for members, military with ID, kids 12 – 15 years …

Wildlife officials investigating mysterious bird illness in Maryland, Virginia, DC

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wildlife officials in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. are investigating a mysterious illness that has been affecting local birds. In late May, wildlife managers in the tri-state area (and West Virginia) began receiving reports of sick and dying birds with eye swelling and crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs. No definitive cause of death has yet been identified. …

Flash Flood Watch issued for Baltimore metro area for Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Baltimore County, Harford County, and Baltimore City. The watch will be in effect from noon on Thursday through the evening hours. Forecasters say a cold front will drop southward into the area on Thursday. This front will become the focus for slow moving thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon and …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct firing tests June 7–11

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will be conducting daytime and nighttime firing tests this week. The testing is scheduled for June 7 – 11, 2021, from approximately 8:30 a.m. to midnight. Loud noises may be heard in some portions of Harford County and Baltimore County. Officials say these operations are not hazardous …

Flash Flood Watch issued for Nottingham area on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Nottingham area on Thursday. The watch will be in effect from 3 p.m. through the evening hours. Showers and thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts will average around a 1/2-inch, but locally higher amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in a short …

Harford Road closed due to fallen tree

KINGSVILLE, MD—Harford Road has been shut down in the Kingsville area. At just before 1 p.m. on Saturday, the Maryland State Highway Administration reported that a fallen tree was blocking the roadway in the area of Harford Road at New Cut Road. Harford Road is currently closed in both directions. Motorists should use an alternate route.