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  • Big BGE bills at your door this month

     
    Dave G. left a comment on this blog Sunday about his high BGE bill, just arrived at his home. He was actually responding to a post we wrote a year ago, when THAT January's bills were coming in after a......
  • 2010 Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoors

     
    Welcome to the 2010 Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoors. Check out the variety of gift ideas both here and at the websites of the manufacturers listed below. Some of these items are true outdoors essentials while others are just plain fun to use. Local...
  • Two months in, it's been a cold winter

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Don Dobrow, in Baltimore, asks how January stacked up against December for cold temperatures: “December seemed much colder.” Both were cold, and I think lots of us are ready for a break. December averaged 32.4...
  • Ski Liberty snow cat waded in to "groom" BWI

     
    Here's a story we missed during last year's twin blizzards: When BWI-Marshall Airport found itself without the equipment they needed for snow removal around sensitive runway "glide slope" antennas, they lifted their eyes unto the hills, whence came...
  • How are degree-days calculated?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Chuck Grene, CQ in Westminster, was looking at our new print weather page: “I noticed a section called ‘degree-days’ …How are degree-days calculated?” Simple. It’s the difference between the...
  • Hold onto your hat; high wind watch up tonight

     
    Sounds like a wild weekend ahead, with highs in the 70s Friday afternoon, gusts to 50 mph overnight into Saturday, and some whispers about rain and snow Monday into Monday night. Ready? Here goes:This morning's overcast skies will burn off and......
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • iBike Dash CC cycling computer for iPod, iPhone

     
    The $199 device promises to track your speed, power, heart rate, wind speed, time, trip, elevation and calories. The heart-rate tracker also shows zones for different goals, from weight loss to improving fitness, burning fat or maximizing performance....
  • NWS weather summary for February is in

     
    For those who love statistics, here is the monthly weather summary for Baltimore, just in from the National Weather Service:"THE FEBRUARY 2011 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BALTIMORE WASABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS THE FIRST MONTH TO AVERAGE ABOVE NORMAL...
  • Climate change: Silicon Valley invests in extreme weather insurance

     
    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and Google Ventures have invested $42 million in a start-up run by former Google employees, which helps insure farmers against losses from increasingly volatile global weather. Khosla Ventures and Google...
  • Long-term weather averages change this year

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Joe Bollinger, in Glen Burnie, asks: “When will we begin to see the revised 20-year temperature averages?” Joe is referring to the National Weather Service’s long-term averages, to which current weather data...