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Hurricane Isaac (2012)

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  • Tropical Storm Karen could near hurricane status at landfall

    Tropical Storm Karen could near hurricane status at landfall
    Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to make landfall on the coasts of Louisiana or Mississippi on Saturday, possibly as a weak hurricane, or at least close to that strength.
  • Warming to the subject

     Warming to the subject
    As much as this week's bone-chilling temperatures might offer "cold" comfort to those who deny its existence, the threat of climate change earned a prominent spot in President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Monday. That was welcome, if overdue, given...

    'Unusual' hurricane season among busiest, but lacked strength besides Sandy

    'Unusual' hurricane season among busiest, but lacked strength besides Sandy
    Despite being one of the most active on record, the 2012 hurricane season lacked power -- Superstorm Sandy notwithstanding  -- making it a "highly unusual year", according to one storm forecaster. The season officially ends Friday, and some...

    Researcher aims to take guesswork out of utilities' storm preparations

    Researcher aims to take guesswork out of utilities' storm preparations
    If a hurricane threatens to barrel up the Chesapeake Bay in the next month, many Marylanders will watch the forecast with dread. Memories of spending days without power after Hurricane Irene and the June derecho are fresh and painful. Utilities such as...

    Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous

    Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous
    The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center calls for Tropical Storm Isaac to pass by Florida's west coast toward Alabama and Louisiana, but there is disagreement from at least one meteorologist on that. The hurricane center's 2 p.m. update on...