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  • Wednesday's forecast: Rainy

     
    The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 63 degrees and winds becoming northerly between 6 and 9 miles per hour. Scattered thunderstorms may develop, mainly south of the......
  • Clouds, sprinkles, showers and storms are welcome

     
    They're calling it "unsettled" weather out in Sterling. It's a complex set of low-pressure systems in eastern Canada and the Great Lakes, and an approaching cold front, which is forecast to stall across the forecast area and return as a......
  • 38 years since Skylab 4 mission

     
    From The Sun's print editions: Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: Today, in 1973, Skylab 4 (labeled Skylab 3 on the patch) blasted off from Florida on an 84-day mission, the last for America’s original spacestation....
  • A new farmers market coming downtown

     
    I stopped at the farmers market under the viaduct yesterday, where I bought some excellent strawberries from Hills Forest Fruit Farm in Baltimore County. The woman selling them and I got to talking about strawberries, and she showed me (camera......
  • Sunny skies behind approaching cold front

     
    Say what you want about today's gray skies and threat of rain. But at least it had the decency to hold off until after we enjoyed a perfect Memorial Day weekend. The satellite photo above shows the clouds that have moved......
  • Wanted: Safe park (or pond) for pooch

     
    I???m tired of politics, elections and conventions, so pardon me if I???m not getting excited about speeches by the Clintons and Obamas this week. This presidential campaign has gone on so long I just want Nov. 4 to come. Quickly.......
  • Hanna "could be a major hurricane"

     
    Hurricane Hanna, which is still dawdling south of the Bahamas and just north of Haiti, is expected to strengthen this week, turn and head up the East Coast. It could be a 'major' hurricane at landfall, according to this morning's discussion......
  • Tropical Storm Watch issued for Maryland

     
    Parts of Maryland is now under a Tropical Storm Watch as TS Hanna continues its advance on the U.S. mainland. A new track forecast brings the storm up the coast, with the center line of the 'cone of uncertainty' passing directly......
  • Trop. Storm Warning Issued; Hanna toting 4 to 7 inches of rain

     
    UPDATE 11:50 A.M.: The Tropical Storm Watch issued for Maryland has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning. That means tropical storm conditions are now expected here within 24 hours. The warning includes all of the Chesapeake Bay, the Tidal Potomac......
  • Hanna pulling away; rains near end

     
    The radar loop for the Northeast at 4:40 p.m. shows that most of Hanna's rains have passed through Central Maryland. Although the center of Hanna's rotation remains in the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Delmarva Peninsula, there......
  • Coastal storm brings wind, rain Thursday PM

     
    Get outside today and enjoy the warm, sunny, early-autumn weather, because it's all downhill from here. The radar loop shows a strong coastal low developing a couple of hundred miles off the Carolina coast. This system has top sustained winds......