| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
5 P.M. UPDATE: Chantal has dissipated into a tropical wave southeast of Jamaica, expected to bring rain to that nation, eastern Cuba and Florida by Friday. The system is still packing some tropical storm-force 45 mph winds.
ORIGINAL POST, 10:23 A.M.:...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Tropical Storm Dorian, the fourth cyclone of the Atlantic hurricane season, is moving through the Atlantic, tracking to pass north of Puerto Rico by early next week.
The storm was becoming more organized early Thursday, with maximum sustained winds of...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The former tropical storms Dorian and Flossie are similarly facing unfavorable conditions thousands of miles apart, making it unlikely either will regenerate into tropical cyclones.
Dorian, which late last week was tracking toward the Bahamas with 60...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The peak of hurricane season is approaching later this month, but storm activity in the middle of the Atlantic is unlikely to develop during the first half of August because of a massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert moving across the ocean....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:00 AM
About 50 people showed up early Sunday to witness demolition of an already collapsing distillery warehouse in Cockeysville — the first step in a plan Baltimore County officials say will help mitigate flooding in the area and, they hope, encourage...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Approaching the heart of hurricane season, government forecasters say indicators are pointing to a potentially "very active" pattern in the tropics, affirming pre-season outlooks.
"Our confidence for an above-normal season is still high because the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Two possible tropical storms are developing just in time for the traditional peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.
One system is forming between Cuba and Central America and the National Hurricane Center estimates it has a 50 percent chance of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Tropical Storm Erin has formed just west of the Cape Verde Islands and is forecast to strengthen as it moves across the Atlantic, at least for a couple of days.
The storm was moving at about 15 mph to the west-northwest, with maximum sustained winds...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:51 AM
When the historic Annapolis Market House reopens in the next couple of weeks, patrons will walk underneath Jean Tyson's bright red hollyhocks and Dixie Sangster's Cubist rendition of a vase of flowers.
The two women are among 16 artists who...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The Market House at City Dock in Annapolis, an iconic 18th century structure that has struggled to stay in business following Tropical Storm Isabel damage 10 years ago, will stage its grand reopening Sept. 7, city officials said Tuesday.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Last week, it appeared the tropics were gearing up for a flurry of activity, with Tropical Storm Erin and another system in the Gulf of Mexico. But now there is little action expected this week.
There are no systems forecasters are eyeing for possible...
| Sep 2, 2013
I know at least one person on the list this year, and at least one person on the list every year through 2018, but I'm pleased to say I'm not on any of the lists.
What I'm talking about is the list of personal names to be given to strong, cyclonic storms...