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, January 14, 2013
Check out the week's forecast, according to the National Weather Service.
Keep an umbrella handy this week. According to the National Weather Service, we’ll likely have precipitation through Wednesday, with rain potentially turning to snow later in the week. Say goodbye to the mild temperatures, too. According to NWS, temperatures will peak today, then drop as the week goes on. Adding to the decline in conditions, NWS has issued a dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. Monday. After that, there’s an 80 percent chance of rain, mainly before 2 p.m. Temperatures will hit the mid-50s today, but, according to the forecast discussion, the high temperature may come early in the day "with temperatures steady or even falling during the afternoon," dropping to the mid-30s at night. Rain should continue through the night. …
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 …
Monday, September 17, 2012
The National Weather Service is predicting a soggy week.
This week we should see more mild temperatures, but with rain added to the picture. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), temperatures will be in the 70s all week and there’s a good chance of rain every day until Thursday. Today, temperatures should reach the high 70s with mostly sunny skies until the afternoon, then there’s a 30 percent chance of rain. Tonight temperatures drop to the mid-60s, with a chance of rain after 11 p.m. There’s an 80 percent chance of rain Tuesday, and temperatures should reach the mid-70s. Tuesday night will likely be rainy also, with temperatures in the high 50s. Wednesday’s temperatures will reach the low 70s and there’s a 40 percent chance of rain in the morning; otherwise expect partly sunny …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Rain is the name of the game in Howard County this week.
The sun made brief appearances Sunday and Monday morning, but don’t get used to it. The National Weather Service is predicting rain four out of the next five days. According to NWS, there is a 40 percent chance of rain Monday afternoon. In its hazardous weather outlook, NWS warns that storms could become dangerous, with gusty winds. Daytime temperatures will reach the low 90s and drop to the mid-70s at night, and there’s a 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Tuesday's forecast is similar to Monday: highs in the low 90s and a 40 percent chance of rain. Tuesday night will be cooler, however, with temperatures dropping to the mid-60s and a 30 percent chance of rain. NWS is forecasting a mid-week reprieve, with sunny skies …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Head into the day a little more informed.
Expect mild temperatures and rain today. Temperatures should reach the mid 40s according to the National Weather Service, and there's an 80 percent chance of rain. More showers are likely early tonight -- and fog -- as temperatures drop to about 38 degrees. Howard County Public Schools are closed today, for students at least. Teachers will be hitting the books, however, for a Professional Work Day. The Howard County Council is meeting at the George Howard Building at 4:30 p.m. for a work session. See what's on the agenda; watch live online today, or tomorrow on Verizon Channel 44 or Comcast Channel 99. The Commission on Aging is meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the George Howard Building. For more information about the Commission, call the Office …
Monday, April 11, 2011
Head into the week a little more informed.
The roads may be messy today, as the National Weather Service is forecasting heavy fog all day, and thunderstorms overnight. And it's going to be muggy, with temperatures in the low 80s. Rain is also in the forecast for tomorrow, but temperatures should drop to the mid-60s, where they'll stay the rest of the week. Tomorrow is the big day; report cards will be issued April 12 for Howard County Public Schools. The County Council will be having a public hearing on the proposed capital budget in the Banneker Room at the George Howard Building. The education budget will not be on the agenda. The hearing begins at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, April 12. You can also watch online or on GTV (Comcast channel 99/Verizon channel 44). Ellicott City …