Wednesday, May 8, 2013
A line of thunderstorms is set to move through Prince George's County.
The National Weather Service is warning of heavy rains, strong winds, and possible hail Wedenesday afternoon as a line of thunderstorms moves through Prince George's County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a line of thunderstorms extending from Odenton to four miles southwest of Brandywine was moving north at 5 mph as of 3:45 p.m. The rain is expected to reduce visibility below one mile and may cause pooling of water on roadways. Hail in the penny- to nickel-size range is also possible, the NWS warned. Anne Arundel and Howard counties are also covered by the alert. Patch will have more information as it becomes available.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
If you plan on leaving the house this week, bring an umbrella.
Grab your umbrella and your galoshes because this week is going to be a wet one in Prince George's County. The National Weather Service is calling for some chance of rain through Saturday this week. Heavy rain is expected Tuesday evening, followed by an 80 percent chance of showers on Wednesday with a predicted high temperature of 69 degrees. Thursday should warm up slightly with temps just over 70 and a 40 percent chance of showers predicted. Friday will be warmer still with a high of 77 and only a 30 percent chance of rain. The weekend will kick off with, you guessed it, more rain. NWS gives Prince George's County a 50 percent chance of rain on Saturday with temperatures predicted to hit a high of 71 degrees.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Rain is expected to continue into the evening hours.
Update, 3:21 p.m.: A flood watch issued earlier in the day for Laurel and the surrounding region has been canceled. More rain is still expected through this evening. Original article: Laurel and much of the region will be under a flood watch Tuesday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service reports. The watch goes into effect at 3 p.m. Rain is forecast to begin around noon and continue overnight. Between one and two inches of rainfall are expected by day's end, with temperatures ranging from the low- to mid-40s. Winds may pick up too, with gusts in the low 20 mph range. Patchy fog is likely between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. More rain is possible Wednesday, mostly before 1 p.m. Expect cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid-50s during …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Friday evening commute could get messy.
Laurel and much of the Baltimore-Washington corridor are in for another dose of mixed precipitation Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow and sleet are likely to begin sometime after noon, with a daytime high near 38°. Forecasters say accumulations of under half an inch are possible. Rain and snow are also likely in the evening hours, but the precip is expected to switch over to just rain after midnight. Less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation is forecast, with an overnight low of around 33°. Still more precip—all rain—is likely on Saturday and Saturday evening, with a daytime high of around 42°.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Here's a look at the week ahead in weather courtesy of the National Weather Service.
It’s not New England, but we may see some snowflakes this week, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), as well as rain. The rain will begin Monday, falling mostly before 1 p.m. and will accompanied by heavy fog. Temperatures should reach the low-50s, dropping to the mid-30s at night. Skies should be sunny on Tuesday, with a high temperature in the high-40s, dropping to the low-30s over night. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow Wednesday morning and afternoon, turning to rain later in the day. Temperatures will reach the low-40s. There’s a 50 percent chance that rain will continue into the evening, possibly turning to snow later; temperatures will drop to the low-30s over night. We may see snow again Thursday – there’s a 30 …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Heavy rainfall overnight on Wednesday soaked Howard County.
A rain storm that poured down on the county overnight on Wednesday caused flooding, road closures and downed trees. The storm swept through Maryland leaving approximately two inches of rainfall in an 18-hour period, according to National Weather Service (NWS) data. On Main Street in Historic Ellicott City, the Patapsco River rose so high it nearly reached the bridge that leads into Catonsville. Officials closed Main Street in the morning due to flooding and some businesses were dealing with the after-effects. Phoenix Emporium, Great Panes and Discoveries were just some of the Main Street businesses that said they experienced flooding due to the storm. “You get used to it,” said Len Berkowitz, owner of Great Panes, who was cleaning up …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The flood watch begins at 3 p.m. and continues through late tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Howard County starting at 3 p.m. today through late tonight. NWS reported a line of heavy rain is making its way through the Shenandoah Valley and will hit the Baltimore and Washington metro areas this afternoon and evening. NWS predicted rainfall beween one and one and a half inches over a very short period of time. BGE announced that residents should expect wind gusts between 40 to 50 mph. “While we have enjoyed unseasonably mild weather the past two days, we expect conditions to drastically change with an approaching cold front that will likely bring thunderstorms and high wind and wind gusts to BGE’s service area later this evening,” said Jeannette M. Mills, vice …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Here's the week's forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service.
There’s a 50 percent chance it may rain more Monday afternoon, after 4 p.m., otherwise the National Weather Service is forecasting cloudy skies with a high temperature in the mid-50s. More rain is expected late Monday night, and patchy fog after 10 p.m. when temperatures drop to the low-40s. There’s a small chance of rain Tuesday afternoon, otherwise again we’ll have cloudy skies with a high in the mid-50s, dropping to mid-30s at night. The sun should return on Wednesday, though temperatures will be cooler, peaking around 50 degrees, dropping to the mid-30s at night. There’s a 40 percent chance that rain may return Thursday, otherwise expect cloudy skies and temperatures in the md-30s at night. Friday the sun should return, but the high …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Here's the week's forecast from the National Weather Service.
Rain is in Tuesday’s forecast, mostly in the morning. Clouds should clear to mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 50 degrees. Tuesday night, temperatures drop to around freezing. Wednesday we’ll see mostly sunny skies, but chilly temperatures, peaking in the mid 40s. Wednesday night temperatures again will drop to the low-40s. Thursday skies will be mostly sunny and the temperature should hit about 50 degrees, dropping to the mid-30s at night. Friday, again, mostly sunny with highs in the mid-50s, dropping to the mid-30s at night.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued the following warning.
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) A flood warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Tuesday afternoon expired at 3:30 p.m.. Showers will continue to pass through the area this evening, according to NWS. Some areas may see as much as a quarter of an inch of rain by 5 p.m., but most places will see up to a tenth of an inch. -- Original article: The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood warning for parts of Maryland, including Howard and Carroll counties. More than 2 inches of rain has fallen in some places, according to NWS and another inch may fall before the rain subsides. The warning was issued just after 12:30 p.m. and is in effect until 3:30 p.m. It extends to Howard, Montgomery, Carroll and Baltimore counties, according to …