| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:40 AM
I had a moment looking around my living room this morning where I thought it looked like a tornado had hit. Maybe it was actually Tropical Storm Isaac.
The National Hurricane Center predicts that Tropical Storm Isaac is likely to form in the Caribbean...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Federal officials shut the government down as Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore late last month, but NOAA employee Holly Bamford remained hard at work.
While heavy rain and wind lashed her Silver Spring office, the National Ocean Service manager oversaw...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The massive snowstorm that blanketed Baltimore and much of the northeast in February 2010 garnered the name "Snowmageddon" from social media users suffering from extreme cabin fever. This winter, how about storms named Brutus, Iago, Helen or even Q?...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Tropical Storm Patty has formed and should be a short-lived sixteenth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
The storm is 230 miles northeast of the Bahamas, not too far from Florida, but there are no storm watches or warnings in effect. The storm...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Tropical Storm Nadine has formed, and was quickly nearing hurricane status Wednesday. But named storms Michael and Leslie have also dissipated, and there appear to be no storms threatening land anytime soon.
Nadine was packing winds of about 45 mph...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Hurricane season is off to an early start in the Pacific, but not quite yet in the Atlantic.
The season’s first tropical depression has formed in the Eastern Pacific, about 645 miles from the Mexican coast. A low pressure system in the Eastern...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Just as the early parts of the Atlantic hurricane season saw some action, the tropics are still stirring in the last six weeks or so of the season, with Hurricane Rafael showing there is still some fight out there.
The storm is about 345 miles south of...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Colleen Wilson of Ellicott City became the first person to enroll in the University of Maryland, College Park's new meteorology degree program a year ago. Now she's embarking on research with some of the nation's top weather watchers.
The program and the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Tropical Depression 19 is holding strength in the middle of the Atlantic, and if it gains strength as expected and becomes Tropical Storm Tony, it will make the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season the third-busiest on record.
Tony would be the 19th named...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Hurricane Sandy is a category 2 storm with 105 mph winds, and though it will be weaker than that five days from now, it could wreak havoc anywhere from the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod, an increasing number of models are showing.
The storm is still...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Weather forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow early next week as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between the Delmarva peninsula...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Hurricane Sandy has weakened with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of 2 p.m., but it is still expected to be a massive and powerful system for the next several days that could strike the Delmarva peninsula at hurricane strength and cause hundreds of...