Severe Weather

Hail, Lightning & Tree-Toppling Winds: Md. In Line For Massive Storms

An unusually massive line of storms packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds Wednesday could affect more than one in five Americans as it reaches Maryland from Iowa.



Wind, Heavy Rain To Halt 2-Way Traffic On Westbound Bay Bridge

Maryland Transportation Authority officials say winds and heavy rain will likely prevent two-way traffic on one Bay Bridge’s span.


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WEATHER BLOG: Storms Possible

The combination of some very light winds and the ever present marine influence early Friday morning has led to the formation of patchy fog. With the wind out of the south expected to pick up during midday, any low visibility issues, while isolated, should disappear.


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Clouds have gathered across most of Maryland. And, while there is going to be an old front that will manage to trigger a spotty shower or even a touch of drizzle early, most of the time Thursday afternoon will be rain-free with some sunshine breaking through the clouds.


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127 Sign Petition For Fourmile Wind Project In Md.

A petition for proposed wind power farm near Frostburg has drawn 127 signatures in support of the project.



WEATHER BLOG: Cautious Optimism

Dry Wednesday, but still on the chilly side for this time of year with a good deal of sunshine. It’ll be breezy for a while, but we expect a high pressure system to settle into the Eastern Region late Wednesday, which will cause the wind to relax quite a bit.



WEATHER BLOG: March Madness

We’re expecting some sunshine Friday across the Greater Baltimore Area, but there will also be a brisk northwest wind that will average 12-25 mph with some higher gusts.


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Driver Of Overturned Truck Fined For Crossing Bay Bridge

A Maryland truck driver is slapped with a fine for crossing the Bay Bridge during a wind storm, causing a big mess.


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Bald Eagles Focus Of Eastern Shore Wind Farm Dispute

A proposed wind farm off Maryland’s shore could kill up to 20 bald eagles a year, according to federal regulators who have asked the developer to take steps to cut those numbers in a move that could affect developing the electricity source along the Eastern Seaboard.



Northeast Region Embraces Mild Temperatures After Recent Storm

The first week of March saw a drastic contrast in weather. From the mid-Atlantic to New England, rain, snow and winds caused many areas to react.


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Bay Bridge Administrator Says Closure Was Success

The man who makes the decision to close Maryland’s Bay Bridge says the closure during last week’s winter storm was a success.


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Restaurants, Bars Benefit From Bay Bridge Closure

The closure of the Bay Bridge for several hours during this week’s winter storm had one positive impact with a big boost for nearby bars and restaurants.





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