| 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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Tropical Storm Ernesto will strike Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as a hurricane early Wednesday, the first Atlantic hurricane to make landfall this year. Two other potential storms meanwhile churn in the middle of the Atlantic.
Ernesto's winds reached 80...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region.
The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Update, 6:06 p.m.:
Tropical Storm Andrea has formed about 300 miles west of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Florida's Gulf coast, with tropical storm watches from the Jacksonville, Fla.,...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Officially, hurricane season runs from June through the end of November. And according to the experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this season might be stormier than usual.
We have a 70 percent chance of 13 to 20 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...