Nathan Sterner

Local Host, Morning Edition Director/Co-Host, Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

You can hear Nathan from 5:18am to 3pm on weekdays, giving you news headlines, weather, and interviews during Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast.  Nathan also co-hosts WYPR's Friday morning Spotlight on Station North.Before coming to WYPR in September of 2005, Nathan spent 8 years at WAMU in Washington -- working every job from part-time receptionist to on-air host, gaining experience in promotions, fundraising, audience analysis, and program production.  Nathan has also served as a fundraising consultant, and helped dozens of public radio stations nationwide with their on-air fundraisers.Nathan originally hails from rural Pennsylvania, but has lived in Baltimore since 2005.

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5:10 am
Tue February 10, 2015

School Delays for February 10, 2015

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the listening area through 9am.

Patchy ice on untreated surfaces could make for dangerous driving conditions this morning.

Some of the region’s public schools are changing their schedules.

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6:39 am
Mon February 2, 2015

School Delays: February 2, 2015

Snow and ice on the ground this morning have caused some public schools to stay closed a bit later than usual.

Baltimore City schools and Baltimore County schools are on a 2-hour delay.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed January 28, 2015

The Swan at Loch Raven

Credit David Simpson

We stroll along the banks of Loch Raven reservoir – one of the three primary sources of drinking water to Baltimore City and Baltimore County, listening to wildlife and author and photographer David Simpson's story of creating a children's book inspired by this place. His book, called The Swan at Loch Raven, is designed for beginning readers.

The book is available at Greetings & Readings, The Ivy Bookshop, and Amazon. David will be reading from the book at a National Reading Month event at Loch Raven United Methodist Church on March 3rd.

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5:06 am
Tue January 27, 2015

School Delays and Closures: January 27, 2015

Total snow accumulations as of 5am.
Credit National Weather Service / http://www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx/events/snowmaps/

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through 10am, with snowfall possible through the morning. Total snow accumulations remain well below what's being seen farther up the East Coast. But the snow is enough to prompt some schedule changes.

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6:55 am
Mon January 26, 2015

School Delays and Closures: January 26, 2015

Total snow accumulation expected by 10am Tuesday.
Credit National Weather Service / http://www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx/winterstorm/

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 10 tomorrow morning for much of the listening area. Washington County and areas farther west are under a Winter Storm Warning. The total snow accumulation is likely to range between 2 inches and 6 inches for most of the listening area; Baltimore City will likely see 3 to 4 inches of snow.

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Headlines
6:39 am
Thu January 22, 2015

School Delays: January 22, 2015

With freezing fog and scattered snow showers in this morning’s forecast, many schools are changing their schedules.

There’s a 2 hour delay in effect for public schools in Baltimore County.

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Headlines
5:39 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Winter Weather And School Delays: January 14, 2015

The National Weather Service's map of predicted snow accumulation, as of 5:12am.
Credit National Weather Service / http://www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx/winterstorm/

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory that had been issued for this morning is now over.

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Headlines
6:42 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Forecast of Freezing Rain Prompts School Delays and Closures (January 12, 2015)

A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect through 9am, with less than a tenth of an inch of ice possible before temperatures rise and this morning’s mix of rain and freezing rain becomes all rain.

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Headlines
5:39 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bitter Cold Prompts School Delays (January 8, 2015)

Bitter cold in the forecast this morning... with lows in the single digits and high winds making it feel as cold as 11 below. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect through 8am.

Many public schools in the WYPR listening area will open late.

There’s a 2-hour delay in effect for schools in: Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

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4:58 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Icy Roads, Bitter Cold, School Delays: January 7 2015

Snowfall on N. Charles St.
Credit Nathan Sterner / WYPR

Bitter cold and strong winds are following the Alberta Clipper system that dropped several inches of snow on Maryland yesterday. And the icy roads the storm left behind are prompting many schools to change their schedules.

On a 90 minute delay: schools in Kent CountyQueen Anne's County, and Talbot County.

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