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 College Park and the surrounding region has been canceled. More rain is still expected through this evening. Original article: College Park and much of the region will be under a flood watch Tuesday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service reports. 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 possible gusts in the low 20 mph range. More rain is forecast for Wednesday, mostly before 1 p.m. Expect cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid-50s during the day. There’s yet another chance of showers on Thursday…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Friday evening commute could get messy.
College Park 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, followed by rain after 3 p.m. Little or no accumulation is expected, with daytime highs around 34°. Rain is also likely in the evening hours and early Saturday. Still more precip—all rain—is likely on Saturday and Saturday evening, with a daytime high of around 42°.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The National Weather Service now expects light precipitation only.
Updated, 4:47 p.m.: The National Weather Service has downgraded its hazardous weather outlook, stating they only believe there will be light snowfall without any accumulation. Updated, 1:30 p.m. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is asking that residents prepare for the storm by making sure they have plenty of gas in their car and keep a winter supply kit — blankets, bottled water, snacks and portable snow shovel and kitty litter or sand— in the vehicle in addition to the basic auto safety kit. MEMA also asks that residents stay off the roadways unless absolutely necessary as road crews find it difficult to remove snow and ice when a storm hits during rush hour. Original Story The springlike weather of Tuesday had disappeared…
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
A mix of rain and snow likely will turn into all flakes later on tonight.
Be on the lookout for the first snow of December tonight as we’re likely to see a mix of rain and snow turning into all snow after 1 a.m. You should be OK heading into work because it’s all supposed to be over during the dark hours, but the National Weather Service is predicting snow accumulation of less than one inch. As of now, we’re not likely to see any more snow this week, but it’s a good time to be prepared with a good mini snow shovel, blankets and a bag of salt or sand in the trunk of your car. Stay tuned to Patch for winter weather updates.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Mini-bites of news to start your morning.
1.Today's Forecast Turn off the rain already, please? There is a 70 percent chance of precipitation today. Showers are likely with thunderstorms possible after noon. Expect a high near 81 degrees. There is a 60 percent chance the precipitation will continue into this evening. 2. Roads to Watch A handful of county roads were closed by Wednesday afternoon. For a list, check here. They will have been open by now if flooding receded, but keep a watch on the roads today, since the rain will continue. 3. Rainy Day Activities If you need a little pick-me-up on yet another dreary day, consider these ideas. Supplies for these activities are available at local retailers. 4. Rain Boots If there's one enjoyable part of all this rain, it's those sweet …