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September 10, 2010

Our 6th anniversary

Today, Sept. 10, marks the 6th Anniversary of the Maryland Weather Blog, The Baltimore's Sun's first online blog. Here, in its entirety, is our first entry:

Flowers"Current track of Ivan

"Hurricane Ivan is now tracking directly toward the Florida Keys. It is predicted to make landfall Monday morning."

We've learned a lot since Sept. 10, 2004, and I think the Maryland Weather Blog has become a much more interesting place to tap into what's happening in the atmosphere and beyond.

Thanks to all our readers - those who have been with us from the start, and the thousands who have joined us along the way. We especially value your comments and feedback. Reader interaction is the lifeblood of the blog biz. Let us hear from you.

May your weather always be interesting.  - FR

(SUN PHOTO: Frank Roylance) 

Posted by Frank Roylance at 7:00 AM | | Comments (7)
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Comments

Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary from me as well!

FR: Thanks to all!

Thanks for six years of giving us useful and interesting information on local weather and atmospheric phenomena! May you continue for many more.

Happy Anniversary! I look forward to every post and really enjoy all the work you do for us weather junkies!

Happy anniversary, Mr. Roylance and the Maryland Weather Blog! Here's to more years of weather and stargazing!

I moved to Maryland just over 6 years ago, but I only found the blog last fall. Happy Anniversary!

FR: Thanks. And welcome!

May your weather always be interesting may sound like ancient Chinese curse, but it is one of the things I love about living in Maryland. I grew up in California, where the attitude was "Ho hum, another beautiful day."

Long live the weather blog.

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About Frank Roylance
This site is the Maryland Weather archive. The current Maryland Weather blog can be found here.
Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff
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