Sunday, January 27, 2013
The advisory lasts from 5 a.m. until noon in much of Maryland.
Much of Maryland—from the D.C. metro area to the Baltimore suburbs—is under a winter weather advisory Monday morning. The advisory is in effect from 5 a.m. until noon in Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Montgomery counties, as well as Baltimore City, the National Weather Service announced Sunday afternoon. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 20s by midday, but morning commuters may encounter freezing rain mixed with sleet and possibly snow, according to the advisory. Only a trace of accumulation is expected. Winds from the south will gust to 10 to 15 mph, the advisory said. The precipitation "will cause travel difficulties," the advisory said. Drivers should use caution and "be prepared for slippery roads and limited" …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Baltimore County is awaiting its first significant snowfall of 2013.
Baltimore County residents could be in for their first big snowfall of 2013 this weekend. Forecasts vary, but a storm projected to reach the Baltimore metro area on Friday could dump a few inches of powder just in time for the weekend. Weather.com forecasts about 1-to-3 inches of snow for the area, depending upon the forecast models. Weather.gov forecasts a 60 percent chance of snow on Friday, and a 50 percent chance on Friday night. The projected high for Friday is 25 degrees, with a low of 18 degrees. There's also a 70 percent chance of snow Wednesday night into Thursday morning, according to Weather.gov. A weather outlook from the National Weather Service states "a clipper system may produce light snowfall accumulations" Wednesday …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Two to four inches of snow may fall in parts of Baltimore County on Dec. 29.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Baltimore County will get another round of snow before the new year begins, according to the National Weather Service. Snow will start falling overnight Friday through late Saturday afternoon in Baltimore County, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Approximately 2 to 4 inches will accumulate, the report said. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the Baltimore-Washington area—including Harford, northern Baltimore, southern Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick—from 3 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. A winter weather advisory means that snow-covered roads and limited visibilities may make travel difficult. Travel conditions Friday evening through Saturday will be "hazardous," the National Weather Service …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Baltimore was under a severe thunderstorm watch Saturday afternoon and evening.
Cooler temperatures have followed a wall of storms that ripped through central Maryland Saturday. Both Baltimore County and Baltimore City were under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Saturday after the National Weather Service issued the alert Saturday afternoon. Temperatures were forecasted to stay 80 degrees or lower on Sunday. Have storm stories, video or photos to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org Stay with Patch for updates.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
BGE said it has restored service to all customers who were without power following last week's violent derecho storm.
BGE said Sunday afternoon it has restored service all of the nearly 748,000 customers that lost power in the aftermath of last week's violent storms. The derecho storm was one of the most damaging storms in BGE's 200-year history, the company said in a news release. “We thank our customers for the incredible understanding and patience they displayed as we worked to repair the devastating damage to our system,” BGE senior vice president and chief operating officer Stephen J. Woerner said in a statement. “We know that, in many ways, this restoration effort was more trying than any other. Multiple severe storms and greater than 100-degree temperatures made the already difficult situation of being without electricity almost unbearable for many…
Saturday, June 2, 2012
BGE restored power to more than 32,000 customers through Sunday morning
(UPDATED 11:00 a.m, Sunday) Power has been restored to practically all of the more than 32,000 BGE customers that were left without power following Friday night's severe storms. BGE reports that it has completed al its restoration work that began Friday when storms, which included at least nine confirmed tornado in Anne Arundel County near Thurgood Marshall BWI Airport, came through the region. According to a news release, BGE said it had 700 workers of its own, along with 69 contractor utility workers from Exelon sister company PECO assisting in the efforts. BGE reports among the hardest hit areas were Towson and Fallston. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down in Pleasant Hills area of Harford County at 5:54 …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
National Weather Service has canceled its advisory for most of the region.
(UPDATED 4:45 p.m.) The National Weather Service has canceled its Winter Weather Advisory for Howard and southern Baltimore counties. Meteorologist Justin Berk said he expects some roads to be slushy in the next hour, but any accumulation should stop by 8 p.m. (UPDATED 2 p.m.) The first flakes have started fall in Catonsville and afternoon activities and evening activities are now canceled at all Baltimore County Public Schools. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for most of central Maryland, including Baltimore County, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Metereologists are predicting total accumulations of 1-2 inches. Light snow will start falling between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Moderate snow is expected to fall around rush …
Friday, January 20, 2012
The advisory goes into effect at 11 p.m. tonight.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for most of central Maryland, including Baltimore County, starting at 11 p.m. tonight. Forecasters are calling for a mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow overnight through Saturday morning and early afternoon. They are predicting between 1-2 inches of snow and sleet, with one-tenth of an inch of freezing rain. The precipitation will end early Saturday afternoon and the advisory ends at 1 p.m. Saturday. Foot's Forecast for Central Maryland is predicting most the accumulations to occurr in areas north and west of Baltimore.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory.
A winter weather advisory is in effect Wednesday for northeast Maryland as well as a hazardous weather outlook for the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected most of Wednesday and is expected to turn into snow for the Baltimore/Washington region by 1 a.m., and then gradually end. During the day, highs are expected to reach 59 and then plunge to 32 at night. Winds at night are expected to be between 13 and 21 miles per hour. Less than 1 inch of snow is expected. Also, a flood watch is in effect from 1 p.m. until late tonight in the D.C./Maryland region. The Weather Service is asking those in flood-prone areas to be prepared.