Record-breaking heat representative of overall hot autumn

This year, early October’s record heat kept people, boats and mosquitoes busier outside and air conditioning on longer.  Baltimore Washington International Airport’s blistering 98 degrees broke the 89-degree daily record set in 1986. It also shattered a 97-degree monthly record for the airport set on Oct. 5, 1941.

Maryland eyes Dorian for coastal flooding, rip current risks

Maryland lifeguards and emergency managers kept a close eye on possible threats from coastal flooding and rip currents as Hurricane Dorian meandered up the mid-Atlantic coast Friday afternoon and began a projected arc out to sea.