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  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • After the clouds and rain Weds., 74 on Friday

     
    We always look forward to Fridays, but this week there's an added bonus - a forecast of partly sunny skies and a high of 74 degrees. That would be our first foray into the 70s since Feb. 18, and only......
  • What the heck is a "degree day"?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The new tally of “degree days” on our print weather page is puzzling some readers. Degree days measure neither degrees, nor days. It’s a proxy for estimating the energy used to heat or cool our homes and......
  • First tornado confirmed for Maryland, in PG County

     
    A National Weather Service survey team has made the first confirmation of a Maryland tornado during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday.Damage indicated an EF-0 twister - the weakest category, with winds of 65 to 85 mph - touched down......
  • Wet April topples records, adds to record flooding

     
    NOAA has run the numbers for April and in addition to historic flooding, a record-breaking tornado outbreak and huge wildfires, the month ended as the 10th wettest since national record-keeping began in 1895. The average temperature across the Lower 48......
  • Airplane contrails can reduce solar heating

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:A new study seems to confirm that airplane contrails can reflect sunlight into space, reducing daytime warming below. British researchers studied European weather data from stations below a huge flight of 700 Allied bombers and...
  • "Derecho" winds not expected to reach Baltimore

     
    Steve Zubrick, the science officer at the National Weather Service's forecast office in Sterling, Va., doesn't think the "derecho" winds that have caused damage in a swath across the Upper Midwest today will remain intact by the time they reach......