| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's health improved last year, University of Maryland scientists reported Wednesday, and the leader of the troubled estuary's annual checkup said he sees signs the cleanup effort is making progress.
The bay's overall health earned a 'C'...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
From an enormous command center in West Laurel, Karen Wright and her staff with the Systems Control Group of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission constantly check the 10 color-coded computer monitors that ring the curved room. Many of the large...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Gwynn Oak Park I visited this week, as maintained by the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, looks pretty much like what you would expect of a 64-acre grassy picnic area. There's a set of playground equipment, playing fields, a...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:58 PM
The wooden roller coaster and the Dixie Ballroom are long gone.
Gone, too, from Gwynn Oak Park is the merry-go-round where a toddler in a pink dress took a historic spin on a summer afternoon a half-century ago.
That simple pleasure, a first for a...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:25 AM
A city tow-truck driver was knocked 25 feet off the Jones Falls Expressway on Friday and a police officer was injured in a pair of afternoon rush-hour crashes that involved a water rescue of the victim who'd fallen into the storm-swollen stream below,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Minor storm damage was reported from the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea in Harford County, where it rained steady most of the day.
As early as 7 a.m., Carsins Run in the 600 block of North Gate Road in Aberdeen was reported to be overflowing,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:39 PM
After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages.
"The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...