Weather

Wind Advisory issued for Baltimore area, storms approaching from the west

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Baltimore area as a line of storms approaches the area on Sunday afternoon. The advisory will be in effect at 8 p.m. on Sunday evening until 4 a.m. West winds of 15 to 25 mph …


Police/Fire

Man dies after getting pinned under vehicle in Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man has died following a tragic, Monday morning accident in Fullerton. At approximately 11:30 a.m., emergency crews responded to the 200-block of Elinor Avenue (21236). At the scene, a neighbor had found a man who had become pinned under a vehicle in his driveway. Paramedics were able to free the man, but he did not survive his injuries. …


Baltimore County Police Department to graduate 157th recruit class

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s 157th Recruit Class will graduate on Friday, March 12th. The ceremony will be held in the Theatre at CCBC-Dundalk, located at 7200 Sollers Point Road (21222). Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join Chief Melissa R. Hyatt in addressing the recruit class. Chief Hyatt will be joined by Sheriff R. Jay Fisher, Baltimore County …

Fire Weather Watch issued for Baltimore area

UPDARE: A Red Flag Warning is now in effect. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for the Baltimore area due to low relatively humidity and gusty winds that are expected on Thursday. The watch will be in effect for Thursday afternoon. Forecasters say southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph are …

BCPS announces meal distribution changes beginning Monday, March 1

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Some Baltimore County Public Schools students will begin attending classes in their school buildings during the week of March 1st. To facilitate the Phase I and Phase II hybrid instruction model, the school system will modify its meal distribution program beginning on Monday. Under this new plan, school officials say all elementary school students who opted for in-person …

BROOD X: 17-year cicadas to re-emerge in Maryland this spring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Brood X is coming.  For the first time in nearly two decades, the 17-year locusts (actually, cicadas) are set to return to Maryland this spring. Trillions of the noisy creatures will begin to emerge from the ground in mid-May and stick around through late June.  They typically begin to make their way upward once the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees …

Councilman Marks presses for eastern Baltimore County vaccination center

UPDATE: An eastside vaccination center has opened at CCBC Essex. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday lent his support for a vaccination center to serve residents in eastern Baltimore County. “I am wholeheartedly in support of a vaccination clinic to serve our residents in places like Perry Hall, White Marsh, Middle River, and southeastern …

Winter Weather Advisory expanded, extended

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has expanded and extended Monday’s Winter Weather Advisory. The advisory now covers all counties shown in blue in the graphic and will expire at 3 p.m. on Monday afternoon. The rapid onset of snow has resulted in snow covered roadways. Snow accumulations of 1 – 3 inches is possible Motorists should plan on slippery road …