Monday, April 22, 2013
Here is what's in this week's forecast.
Dundalk'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. Temperatures could get up to to 67 for the day. 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.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The National Weather Service reports that the wintry mix is slated to begin after noon.
Those planning to leave the office for lunch may want to stay indoors Friday. The National Weather Service predicts that rain and sleet are likely to start after noon. Snow and sleet accumulation are anticipated to be less than half an inch, with temperatures near 39, according to the weather agency. The rain and snow are expected to return after midnight, and a precipitation amount of less than a tenth of an inch is possible.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Rain and show showers are expected to start early Saturday morning.
Following a mild Friday, the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Baltimore metro area. Rain and snow are likely after 1 a.m. Saturday, the weather agency predicts. The overnight snow accumulation is expected to be less than half an inch, with temperatures around 38 degrees. Snow and rain are forecasted to continue intermittently throughout the day on Saturday, with temperatures near 43 degrees and an additional less than half inch of snow accumulation. The weather agency also anticipates snow between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday, with a low around 32. Another bout of snow is possible between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Temperatures are expected to drop down to a brisk 25 degrees Sunday night, with a slight chance of…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A wintry mix is predicted for Thursday night.
Winter storm Nemo may be pounding the New York City area with 30 inches of snow, but Baltimore metro residents are in for much milder winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Maryland, the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay, northern Virginia and D.C. The outlook warns of a possible light wintry mix and freezing rain. Rain that may be mixed with snow and sleet is expected to fall Thursday night, and will turn to all rain after 4 a.m. Friday, according to the weather agency. Temperatures are predicted to range from a low around 34 to a high near 39. The rain is anticipated to continue until around 4 p.m. Friday, with a chance of rain and snow showers before 7 p.m. and snow between …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The first bout of snow is expected to strike late Monday afternoon.
Motorists should exercise caution and plan for extra travel time as snow is expected to hit the Baltimore metro area late Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service predicts a chance of snow showers, starting after 4 p.m., although daytime snow accumulation is anticipated to be less than half an inch. Snow is likely to start up again before 1 a.m. Tuesday, adding approximately another inch of snow, according to the weather site. Temperatures are expected fluctuate between a high near 33 and a low near 29. On Tuesday, the forecast calls for a chance of rain and snow showers after noon and additional snow showers after midnight Wednesday. Temperatures are estimated to range from a high near 40 and a low around 33. After a two day …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The tornado watch & flood advisories cover much of Maryland Wednesday night into Thursday.
(Update 8:00 p.m.)—The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 10 Maryland counties. Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Carroll, Harford Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties were listed on the weather site's alert. The watch is in effect until 2 a.m. Thursday. Harford, Carroll, Howard, Northern Baltimore, Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties, and South Baltimore are under flood advisories until 4 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm warning is also in effect until 8:30 p.m. Wednesday for Baltimore City, and Howard, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Approximately two inches of rainfall is expected tonight—much of it …
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…
Monday, December 24, 2012
A winter storm could mean snow for some of the region, but probably not for areas south of Baltimore.
We've all been listening (since before Thanksgiving) to Bing Crosby and many other singers as they dream about a white Christmas. While snowy Christmas mornings are rare in Baltimore, at least one forecaster says there is a slight chance of a white Christmas this year in parts of the region, though probably not for areas south of Baltimore. This statement came from Foot's Forecast Winter Stormcast Director Zachary Fasnacht: "A storm pushing through late on Monday could provide some with a white Christmas. Christmas Eve morning should start out dry, but by mid-afternoon light snow will begin pushing into the area. Areas to the south of Baltimore should quickly begin to mix with some rain as warm air pushes in. And by late evening, most …
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.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The State Highway Administration warns travelers to plan for a long afternoon commute.
Although it's only early November, locals may soon feel the first bite of winter. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory predicting one to two inches of snow across most of the Baltimore metro region, although northern Baltimore and northern Harford counties may see two to four inches. The advisory is in effect from 2 p.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. The steadiest precipitation—snow mixed with rain at times—is expected to occur through the afternoon and evening hours. Temperatures will be in the lower to mid 30s, according to the National Weather Service. The Maryland State Highway Administration is also monitoring the storm and advises commuters to plan for a longer trip during peak travel times. According to …