Thursday, May 23, 2013
The brunt of the severe weather is anticipated in late afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for most of Maryland, including Harford County, Thursday afternoon. Severe thunderstorms, which may produce strong winds and hail, could sweep through Bel Air and surrounding areas, according to the weather service. The forecast shows that 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday is when the storms are most likely to occur. A small craft advisory is in effect Thursday and Friday on the Chesapeake Bay.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Expect rain in the area for much of the week.
It's going to be cool and rainy for much of the early part of this week, according to the National Weather Service forecast. A chance of rain is in the cards through Wednesday, with the showers set to move out of the area by Wednesday night at the latest. Highs will stay in the 60s for much of the week.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Here is what's in this week's forecast.
Bel Air's forecast this week is cool, with highs mostly staying in the upper 50s, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast also notes a chance of a drizzle Monday night and a better chance of storms Wednesday and a chance of showers Thursday. The Orioles finish their three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays with a 12:35 p.m. game on Wednesday, which may be affected by the rain.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The first bout of snow may come early Friday morning.
(UPDATE) 2:17 p.m.—Stormy weather is in the forecast over the next few days in the Baltimore metro. Heavy rain is expected with a thunderstorm possible Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. A coastal flood advisory has been issued for Harford County from 4 p.m. Wednesday until 4 a.m. Thursday. In a news release, Baltimore Gas & Electric warned residents to prepare for possible power outages. A Maryland State High Administration statement advised motorists to exercise caution when traveling. Additionally, there is a chance of snow starting after 1 a.m. Friday, with a low temperature of 32 degrees expected in the Baltimore metro area, according to the National Weather Service. Snow showers may continue until noon. After…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
AccuWeather is warning of a storm possibly bringing snow, power outages and coastal flooding next week.
A "substantial" winter storm could blow its way through Maryland by the middle of next week, according to the weather website AccuWeather. The website’s current forecast predicts a potential for rain that could turn into snow, with coastal flooding and power outages. “While the details are still uncertain, a larger, slower-moving and more powerful storm could slam the mid-Atlantic and New England with heavy precipitation, strong winds and above-normal tides Tuesday (Dec. 18) into Thursday (Dec. 20),” according to an email from AccuWeather. The current forecast from the National Weather Service calls for a chance of rain through the early part of next week, but doesn’t currently predict any snow for the area.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey a couple of hours ago and Marylanders can expect heavy rain and strong winds for the next 12 hours.
The eye of Hurricane Sandy is making its way through the upper Chesapeake Bay and 280,000 Maryland residents are without power, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Monday night. The storm made landfall near Cape May, New Jersey, earlier Monday night, according to meteorologist Ken Wedelski of the National Weather Service. It is moving on a north/northwest course but is slowing down, moving at about 23 mph. About half of the citizens in Cecil and Harford counties are without power. Rain and strong winds will continue in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. Blizzard warnings are in effect for Western Maryland and tidal flooding is expected, Wedelski said at MEMA headquarters in Reisterstown during the governor’s 9:30 p.m. press conference. “The next 12 …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article pertains to Tuesday's weather. The watch has expired. ——— Harford County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service has announced. In all, 13 counties in Central Maryland—including Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Carroll—are under the watch. Temperatures remained in the upper 80s early Tuesday evening. Lows overnight into Wednesday are expected to reach the upper 60s. Have storm stories to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org For live weather alerts, check out Patch's emergency communication tools here: Aberdeen Patch: Facebook | Twitter | Newsletters Bel Air Patch: Facebook | Twitter | Newsletters Havre de Grace Patch: Facebook | Twitter | Newsletters …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
What's with the warm temperatures and what's the impact?
No, you didn't sleep all the way through to April. It's actually in the high 60s in the end of January. Forecaster Heather Sheffield at the National Weather Service's office in Sterling, VA, said the high temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday in the Baltimore area are due to a high pressure system off the East Coast. But before you go trading snowshoes for skateboards, Sheffield said, expect a cold front to put a damper on those plans, with a 40 percent chance of rain by Wednesday night and a 70 percent chance of rain on Thursday. Temperatures, however, will only go as low as 34 degrees on Friday night, according to the NWS forecast. Temperatures have been mild all winter, and snow has been light. On average, Baltimore sees 18.2 inches of …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Forecasters predict 1 to 3 inches of snow by Saturday night.
UPDATE (1:14 p.m.)—Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? How about a white Halloweekend? Forecasters are calling for as much as 3 inches of snow Saturday in parts of Baltimore and Harford counties. A winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service until 8 p.m. Around an inch of snow hit parts of Harford County by the late morning, but precipitation slowed around 1 p.m. Baltimore Gas and Electric Company officials are warning customers of possible power outages caused by rain, snow and strong winds. According to a company press release, "the majority of the trees in BGE’s service territory have not yet shed their foliage. As a result, the foliage will provide more surface area for the snow to stick to, adding to …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Here are some guidelines for keeping safe in case the hurricane affects the D.C./Baltimore area, including advice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Baltimore County Office of Emergency Management in Towson.
The rain we're experiencing today has nothing to do with Hurricane Irene, a category three hurricane, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Ocean City, MD, officials have ordered an emergency evacuation by midnight of the resort town. Gov. Martin O'Malley declared a state of emergency. Irene could hit the Baltimore area as a tropical storm on Sunday. To find out where Irene is now, and get details about the storm, visit the National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center. As of 8 a.m. today, Irene's probable path could touch the southern tip of the Virginia coast, as well as Maryland's Eastern Shore, on Sunday as a hurricane, according to the website. At 2 p.m., that storm is expected to hit in and near Maryland at …