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  • 2010 weather records update

     
    The Baltimore weather records just keep falling this year. Here's an updated and re-organized version of the tally we ran last month:1. Most snow: The official total (for the season, which includes December 2009) was 77 inches. That broke the......
  • Rainy day Thursday; sunny, cold for weekend

     
    Low pressure approaching from the west, and a coastal storm off the Carolinas will combine to bring us a rainy day Thursday in Maryland. Once the bad weather moves off, Saturday and Sunday should clear off, but with below-average temperatures and......
  • October was mild; November can bring snow

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS: October at BWI-Marshall ended 2.2 degrees warmer than average, our eighth such month in a row. Temperatures ranged from 85 on the 11th to 35 on the 30th. Rainfall totaled 2.95 inches, a little below the norm.......
  • Dry weather signaling start of another round of South Florida water fights

     
    After South Florida???s record dry October, drought concerns are already ramping up the seemingly annual political fights over how to divvy up Lake Okeechobee???s water. The lake serves as South Florida???s primary backup water supply. This week,...
  • Wintry, or just cold and damp for Thanksgiving?

     
    If this forecast proves accurate, you read it here first. If not, forget I even mentioned it.Forecasters are beginning to talk about a surge of arctic air into the mid-Atlantic states next week. Just add water and you could have......
  • NE Baltimore windstorm ruled an EF-1 tornado

     
    The National Weather Service concluded tonight that the violent windstorm that struck Northeast Baltimore and Parkville was an EF-1 tornado with top winds of 85 to 100 mph. Damage was tracked along a path five miles long, all done within......
  • Why do some temperature records endure?

     
    FR0M TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The human brain is wired to seek patterns in its environment. From babyhood we look for faces, and see them everywhere – in clouds, wallpaper, even rock profiles. I see and wonder about patterns in weather statistics....
  • Garrett, Allegany due up to 12 to 18 inches of snow

     
    While we marveled at a few flurries and flakes here in the Tidewater Sunday, our fellow Marylanders out in Garrett and western Allegany counties were under a Winter Storm Warning. The National Weather Service says they can expect as much......
  • It takes two storms for a record soaking

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Continuing today with more wet-weather statistics from the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. Science Officer Steve Zubrick points out that it was Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee that made Aug. 13-Sept. 11...
  • NWS forecasts may be just a starting point

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Dotti Fielder, in Catonsville, asks: “Why is it that forecasts on TV, The Baltimore Sun, online, etc. at any given time or day give different highs/lows, percent of precipitation expected. Don’t all forecasters...
  • Second-coldest start to October here since 1899

     
    Darn right it's cold. Steve Zubrick, science officer at the National Weather Service regional forecast office in Sterling, Va. says this has been the second-coldest two-day start to an October in Baltimore in 112 years.Steve said the two-day average...