Scattered storms possible in Baltimore area on Wednesday afternoon

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service says scattered storms will likely move through the Baltimore area on Wednesday afternoon. Forecasters say scattered shower and thunderstorm activity will gradually increase from west to east during the afternoon hours, through 7 p.m. Gusty winds of up to 40-50 mph and small hail are the primary threats associated with any storms that develop as […]

Nissan issues urgent ‘Do Not Drive’ warning for certain models with recalled Takata air bags

WASHINGTON, DC—Nissan issued a “Do Not Drive” warning on Wednesday for 83,920 model year 2002-2006 vehicles equipped with recalled, unrepaired Takata air bags. Motorists who own one of these vehicles should not drive it until the repair is completed and the defective air bag is replaced. The warning covers certain model year 2002-2006 Nissan Sentra, 2002-2004 Nissan Pathfinder, and 2002-2003 […]

Severe storms possible in Baltimore area on Memorial Day

BALTIMORE, MD—The long weekend could see a few severe storms, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters say that, while some severe thunderstorms are possible on Sunday, a more organized threat looms for Memorial Day. Considerable wind damage, large hail, and even an isolated tornado are possible. Residents are urged to stay tuned to local forecasts throughout the day. Additional […]

Maryland State Police to crack down on impaired, aggressive driving over Memorial Day weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police have announced that they will be increasing enforcement efforts on impaired, aggressive, and distracted driving over the Memorial Day weekend. The State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort (SPIDRE) team—a specialized unit trained to identify impaired drivers—will also work to reduce alcohol-related injuries and fatalities. SPIDRE is funded by a grant from the MDOT MVA Highway Safety […]

Severe storms expected in Baltimore area on Thursday, into holiday weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Stormy weather is expected in the Baltimore area each day as the holiday weekend approaches. The National Weather Service says scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected on Thursday afternoon and into the evening hours.  A few thunderstorms may be severe, with damaging wind gusts and hail as the primary threats. A few isolated instances of flooding are possible on […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch will remain in effect until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Widely scattered thunderstorms are expected on Wednesday afternoon and into Wednesday evening.  A couple of isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and hail are possible. Thunderstorms may also produce hazardous […]

Organic chia seeds sold at Walmart recalled due to possible Salmonella risk

WASHINGTON—Natural Sourcing International is initiating a voluntary recall of one lot of Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds 32 oz. due to the potential presence of Salmonella that may be in some of the finished products, the FDA reports. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. […]