| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Tropical Storm Jerry formed in the middle of the Atlantic on Monday morning, but it's not forecast to make landfall anywhere.
The tenth tropical cyclone of the season is ahead of the climatological norm; a J-named storm typically doesn't arrive until...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The tropics are quiet again, as a system that threatened to strengthen on Mexico’s Gulf coast lost organization Monday.
The system had high chances of forming into a tropical cyclone as of last week, but the likelihood faded. The National...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:27 PM
The deluge intensified Friday, with more than 3 inches of rain on top of the pools that formed across Maryland on Thursday, flooding roadways, clogging drains and requiring rescues from trapped vehicles.
The wet weather is forecast to stretch into the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A tropical system over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is likely to develop into a tropical storm in the coming days, and it could tread over the same area Hurricane Ingrid drenched last week.
The National Hurricane Center estimates a 70 percent chance...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Tropical Storm Karen, which had previously been thought to have the potential to turn into a hurricane once it made landfall, fell apart on Sunday.
Andy Woodcock, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said Karen's "final death knell" was at...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:23 AM
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.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph as of Friday morning, moving...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Tropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall somewhere between New Orleans and Panama City Beach, Fla., this weekend, and beyond that, could bring much-needed moisture to the mid-Atlantic.
The storm is forecast to reach the Carolinas as a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:29 AM
The tropical system known as Gabrielle has again weakened into a tropical depression, while another system in the Gulf of Mexico could form into Tropical Storm Ingrid within the next few days.
Gabrielle was downgraded for a second time late Wednesday....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The tropical system known as Humberto reached hurricane force late Tuesday, making it one of the latest first hurricanes of a season in modern history but not setting a record.
Hurricane Humberto had 80 mph winds as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, having...
| Sep 11, 2013
Uh, oh, dear readers,
It's Friday the 13th. Take care!
Yom Kippur begins at sundown this eve for our Jewish readers. Shalom!
Today (Sept. 13) is Fortune Cookie Day. Celebrate your lucky fortune with a Chinese meal at our local eateries: China Kitchen,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Former Annapolis Police Chief Joseph Johnson and children wielding plastic pirate swords made sure Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen fulfilled a promise Saturday morning.
The police-and-pirate crew rounded up the mayor and marched to a faux pirate ship,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:19 AM
It started two years ago this weekend. I was pregnant with our second baby, and we wanted to be closer to family and away from big-city madness. So, after 13 years in Los Angeles, we packed up a pod, our two-year-old daughter and cat, and moved clear...