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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Travel delays likely Saturday in heavy rain

     
    That's a cold rain falling outside this Saturday morning,. And it appears it's just the beginning. Forecasters are predicting 1 to 2 inches of rain in Central Maryland, with more just to our west.The storm is expected to slow traffic......
  • October 1940 snowstorm doused the lights

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We’ve had earlier snowfalls, but the 1.3-inch storm on Oct. 19-20, 1940 dropped the deepest October snow here since the 2.5-inch storm in 1925. Slick suburban streets caused several serious accidents, one fatal, and...
  • Showery midweek will yield to "fallish" weekend

     
    A pair of cold fronts will punctuate the week for Central Maryland, ushering in a fine day on Tuesday, a rainy couple of days at mid-week, followed by a sunny and cool autumn weekend.The first frontal system is due through the......
  • Snow talk cranks up

     
    It is way too early in the season to be writing about snow, but I don't see how I can avoid it this afternoon. Both Eric the Red and AccuWeather.com are posting snow chatter, even snow maps. It's Oct. 27!A......
  • Trick or Treat? Five or more in. of snow due Sat.

     
    This is some sort of cruel joke, right? The old weather guy goes out with not just a farewell cake, but an October snowstorm, too? Really?!?Alas, that appears to be the case. The National Weather Service has posted a Winter......
  • Federal government changes snow policy

     
    The Washington Post is reporting on the federal government's new snow policy to prevent another gridlock crisis that happened during last January's rush hour storm. From the Post: "The Office of Personnel Management now says it will make the call much.......
  • The 'Gails' of November 1953

     
    From the Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell provides this guest post: "Freak storm sweeps in without warning: Motorists stranded" was one of the headlines in The Baltimore Sun, referring to the snow that hit Maryland on Nov. 6-7,....
  • Remembering the helping hands of stormy 2011

     
    Thanksgiving week is a time to remember the gratitude we had for the people that helped see us through this year’s storms and natural disasters: Snow in January; winds in February; heavy rains of March; tornadoes in April and May;......
  • Wintry mix this weekend

     
    The National Weather Service forecast is calling for snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight into Saturday morning. And Sunday isn't looking great either. UPDATE 3 p.m.: A winter weather advisory is in effect from 11 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m.......
  • 1987 storm tested mayor's first day

     
    From the Sun's print edition:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell offers this post: Mayor Clarence H. Du Burns told The Baltimore Sun he was hoping for a sunny day on Jan. 22, 1987, his first full day in office. Instead Baltimore......
  • Possible morning snow showers

     
    The National Weather Service says there's a 40 percent of snow showers before 10 a.m. before turning to rain. Little accumulation expected. Baltimore professional meteorologist Eric the Red has the details: "A weakening storm will swing thru Tuesday,...