Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Temperatures creep up this week according to the National Weather Service.
We will see typical Maryland spring weather this week - with mild temperatures and rain, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Today we can expect showers, mainly before noon, with a high near 57 degrees. According to the NWS, Wednesday will be ... interesting. NWS forecasts both "scattered rain and snow showers before 2 p.m., then scattered rain showers" and "partly sunny with a high near 47." Thursday and Friday will be partly sunny with highs in the low to mid-40s. There is a chance of rain on Saturday but forecasts suggest we will see partly sunny skies with highs in the mid-40s both Saturday and Sunday. What is your favorite part of spring in Carroll County? Tell us in comments.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The National Weather Service reports that Carroll County could see sleet and snow after 1 p.m.
You shouldn't be surprised to hear that we are expecting wintry weather as it seems that wintry weather on Friday has been a recurring theme in 2013. The National Weather Service predicts that there is a 60 percent chance of snow and sleet between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. with little or no ice or snow accumulation expected. Friday night freezing rain is likely before 3 a.m., then a chance of snow, freezing rain and sleet according to NWS. There is a 70 percent chance of precipitation and little to accumulation is expected. On Saturday, expect snow, freezing rain and sleet before 10 a.m., then rain. The high will be near 40 according to NWS. This article was updated with the most recent weather forecast after midnight Friday.
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 …
Heavy rainfall in a short period of time could cause flash flooding in portion of Maryland this afternoon and tonight.
A strong cold front will create the potential for several weather threats in Carroll County this afternoon into tonight to include flash flooding and high wind gusts. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch from 3 p.m. today through late tonight for portions of Maryland including Carroll and Howard Counties. A line of heavy rain and possible thunderstorms will push across the Baltimore and Washington metro areas late this afternoon and evening, according to the NWS. The NWS forecasts a total rainfall of one to three inches, but most of this will fall in a very short period of time, which could cause flash flooding. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Strong winds will…
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.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Be prepared for winter weather, and possibly messy roads, Tuesday morning.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Carroll County from 1 a.m. until noon on Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) Carroll County could see accumulations of one to two inches, mainly along the Mason Dixon line Tuesday morning. A mix of rain and snow is expected to develop between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m., changing to all snow after 3 a.m. and continuing through late morning according to the NWS. We will see temperatures in the lower 30s overnight and the upper 30s during the day Tuesday. The NWS warns that a slushy accumulation could form on roads. Drivers could also face snow covered roads and limited visibility at times.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Take advantage of the great fall weather to get some colorful holiday photos.
Weather this week isn’t looking too exciting; some sun, some clouds, cool temperatures – a typical fall week, according to the National Weather Service. Today should remain cloudy with temperatures in the low-50s dropping to about 40 degrees tonight. Tuesday will be partly sunny, with temperatures in the mid-50s during the day, dropping to the high-30s at night. Partly sunny skies are forecast for Wednesday, with temperatures again in the mid-50s. At night, temperatures drop to the high 30s. The sun should return for Thanksgiving Thursday, with temperatures in the high-50s during the day and the high-30s at night. Don't miss a great opportunity to get outdoor fall photos! After a big dinner, send the kids outside to make a leaf pile. When …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Carroll County is no longer under a winter weather advisory.
Update 3:50 p.m. Forecasters are lowering their expectations for the impact this afternoon's storm will have on Carroll County. Carroll County is no longer under a winter weather advisory and reports now suggest we may see less than an inch of snow. According to a Baltimore Sun article, the storm has tracked slightly more east than expected. Story as posted at 11 a.m. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Carroll County from 2 p.m. today to 6 a.m. Thursday morning. The entire central Maryland region is under a hazardous weather outlook. According to the NWS, Carroll County could see snow mixing with rain this afternoon and evening with accumulations of one to two inches across most areas and two to …
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, September 18, 2012
Showers throughout the day, thunderstorms predicted in late afternoon.
Bring out the rain gear, showers are expected throughout the day, with the potential of severe thunderstorms in the late afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS is predicting over an inch and a half of rainfall over 12 hours on Tuesday. Wind will range from 10-31 mph, high of 76 and there's a chance of fog between 9-11 a.m., reports NWS. But don't worry, the wet weather will likely clear out for Wednesday. NWS reports that Wednesday is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 69. Do you love the fall weather we're getting? What do you love most about fall in Carroll County? Tell us in comments.