Monday, October 29, 2012
In case you need to go to a shelter, here's the list for the entire state, including twonear the Pikesville area. One is in Baltimore City, and another at the Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills.
Baltimore County recommends sheltering in place during the storm, that means staying at home. But if that's not possible, and you need somewhere to go because of Hurricane Sandy and its effects, here's a list of shelters, provided by Maryland Emergency Management Agency. On the list are the following, near the Pikesville area: Visit the MEMA website for the full list of shelters in Maryland. Winds are strong now, as of 12:34 p.m., but they're going to increase through Monday night, when the forecast calls for gusts of up to 70 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Read the Pikesville area forecast by NWS. Here's what you might see at a shelter.
Hurricane Sandy is moving northward along the East Coast, and could make landfall Monday night or Tuesday morning, bringing winds gusts of up to 55-80 mph.
High winds and heavy rainfall are increasing as Hurricane Sandy makes her way northward along the East Coast. During the day Monday, in the Pikesville area, winds will be 29-39 mph, with gusts of up to 55 mph. But, later Monday, those gusts will increase to 70 mph, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Pikesville. Monday night's weather will be the worst the area receives from the effects of Sandy, which is expected to make landfall in New Jersey tonight, according to the forecast. There are high wind and flood warnings in effect for our area, as well as a hazardous weather outlook, as of 10:12 a.m. Monday. The storm is expected to leave up to 6 inches of rain throughout Monday, the forecast states. Gusts will continue, at…
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
A hazardous weather outlook, which could include "isolated tornadoes," is in effect for Baltimore County and surrounding areas, according to the Pikesville forecast.
Because rain and possible thunderstorms are expected throughout the day, the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Pikesville. Up to a half inch of rain is expected to fall Wednesday, with an additional half-inch at night, according to the NWS. Thunderstorms before 2 p.m. Wednesday and after 2 a.m. Thursday could bring additional rain, the forecast states. Gusts and tornadoes are also possible Wednesday, according to the hazardous weather outlook. The outlook covers the Maryland counties of Baltimore, Harford, Prince Georges and Anne Arundel, as well as Washington, D.C. and parts of northern Virginia. On Thursday no rain is expected, but wind gusts could reach 30 mph. It will be sunny during the day, with a …