March 5, 2012
Winter storm warnings are in effect in parts of Virginia around Fredericksburg and Charlottesville, but up here in Baltimore, skies are sunny. Snow showers could come later, but don't expect much. The National Weather Service is calling for a 20 percent chance of isolated snow showers in the Baltimore area, but with highs in the lower 40s, accumulation is unlikely. AccuWeather.com meteorologist Henry Margusity is calling it one of the last snow events for the region this season.
December 21, 2009
The Canadiens were forced to spend an extra night on Long Island because of a storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the area. After a 3-0 victory Saturday night over the Islanders, the team waited an hour on its charter plane before the flight from Farmingdale, N.Y., was postponed until 4 p.m. Sunday. Canadiens spokesman Dominick Saillant said the team arrived in Atlanta early Sunday night for its game Monday night against the Thrashers. •Blues coach Andy Murray's job is safe for the time being, according to team President John Davidson . With the Blues lagging at the bottom of the Western Conference, the question of Murray's job security is in play.
February 9, 2010
T he balmy strains of Gershwin's "Summertime" went unheard at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. No one got a glimpse of "The Glass Menagerie" at Rep Stage or lived through the trauma of "Two Rooms" at Everyman Theatre. The adventures of the long-nosed hero of "Cyrano" went unlived at Center Stage. It was the snow that ate the arts, along with everything else. "The long and short of it is that it has taken quite a hit on us," says Ian Tresselt, managing director of Everyman, where performances Friday through Sunday had to be canceled because of the weather.
March 6, 2012
Unofficial totals are in for yesterday's snowfall, and there aren't any for Greater Baltimore. Maryland did see some measurable snow -- weather spotters and media counted an inch in St. Mary's County and 0.7 inches in Frostburg, according to the National Weather Service. Eheart and Barboursville in rural Virginia, just north of Charlottesville, posted 9 inches and 10 inches, respectively, the storm's highest totals in the area covered by the National Weather Service's Sterling, Va., office.
March 23, 2011
Spring may have arrived in Maryland, but we might not have seen the last of winter. The weekend's forecasts include a chance of snow, according to National Weather Service forecasts. However, the confidence level for such long-term predictions is kind of low, warn officials at the weather service's Sterling, Va., office. There's a 30 percent chance of rain on Saturday, which changes into a 50 percent rain or snow overnight. The chance of rain or snow decreases back to 30 percent again on Sunday.
February 8, 2010
The big snow arrived at just the wrong time for the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland - at tournament time. Sunday night, IAAM officials announced changes to the schedules for basketball and swimming. Indoor soccer tournament details will come later. In basketball, the B and C conferences are to play their first-round games Wednesday. The quarterfinals in the A, B and C conferences will go Thursday, with the semifinals Saturday. The title games, originally scheduled for Sunday at Stevenson, will be moved to next Monday at a site yet to be determined.