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Mar 17, 2014

Record-breaking snowfall around nation’s capital

The National Weather Service says a winter storm is breaking snowfall records around the nation's capital.

Winter Weather Maryland
Mar 3, 2014

Snow predictions lowered as another storm hits U.S.

School is canceled, buses are halted and federal government workers are staying home as a storm dumped snow on the nation's capital and parts of the East Coast.

Valentine's flowers
Feb 13, 2014

For florists, snow fun

This week’s winter weather was inconvenient for many people and businesses, but the timing of the storm was extremely problematic for some local florists.

Feb 13, 2014

Cold winter causes slow economy?

The Baltimore metro area's long cold winter may cause some short term discomfort for the local economy.

Winter weather
Feb 13, 2014

Winter storm dumps 15 inches on Baltimore

After pummeling wide swaths of the South, a winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Mid-Atlantic region as it marched Northeast and threatened more power outages, traffic headaches and widespread closures for millions of residents.

Snowy road
Feb 7, 2014

Keep your cool in winter weather

A few guidelines on how to handle foreboding forecasts.

Jan 23, 2014

Unsung heroes

As the rest of us panicked, avoided the outdoors and drank hot cocoa, a few individuals did the dirty work involved with a snow storm.

Oct 8, 2013

You’ll pay more to keep warm this winter, Energy Dept. forecasts

The government forecast Tuesday that most households will pay more for heat this winter. Heating oil users will catch a slight break, but will still pay near-record prices to keep warm. Prices for natural gas, electricity and propane should be higher, the primary reason that more than 90 percent of U.S. homes will incur higher […]

Apr 2, 2013

Cold weather keeps crabs at bottom of Chesapeake

ANNAPOLIS — For months, there’s been a countdown on the Maryland Seafood website, ticking down the months, days, hours, minutes and even seconds to the most anticipated seafood season of the year: crabbing season. Monday marks the start of crabbing for both commercial watermen and recreational crabbers who seek the sweet meat of Maryland’s blue […]

Nov 16, 2012

BGE forecasts colder winter, higher heating costs

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. is forecasting customers’ heating costs will be more this winter than last, due to an colder weather. Customers will likely use more natural gas this winter than they did last year, as the coming winter is expected to be colder than last winter, the utility said in a statement. “… […]

Sep 20, 2012

Move over, Groundhog Day

On Wednesday, under the auspices of the Department of Natural Resources and Old Bay, we will see the debut of Baltimore Bill, who will tell us how soon winter is going to get here.

Apr 19, 2012

O’Malley to release crab data

RIVA — Crabs in the Chesapeake Bay had an easier winter this year than last when cold killed off nearly a third of them. But while the winter was warmer, it followed two major fall storms that dumped tons of trash, mud and sediments into the bay. Answers to how the weather has treated the […]

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