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  • Atlantic storm pops up on Opening Day

     
    Floridians are looking at an unusual storm system moving onto the peninsula from the Atlantic Ocean today, the first official day of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. This weird disturbance actually began as a squall in Michigan. The concentration of...
  • Season's third tropical storm no threat to land

     
    The hurricane season is picking up the pace, but so far there's no threat to land. Tropical Storm Cindy formed today in the open Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters say it is headed away from the U.S.Cindy, the third named storm......
  • More showers and storms ahead

     
    The barrage of showers and thunderstorms we've been seeing for the last couple of days seems likely to continue Monday and Tuesday. But forecasters at the National Weather Service expect the atmosphere will be drying out some, allowing the storms......
  • Tropical Depression 12 forms in the Atlantic

     
    A new tropical depression has formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters expect it will become Tropical Storm Katia later today, and strengthening to hurricane force by Thursday as it steams to the west-northwest in the mid-Atlantic. Tropical...
  • Plenty of uncertainty about Katia, Gulf storm

     
    There's plenty of activity in the tropics this morning, but also plenty of uncertainty about where these two storms might pose a threat.The most immediate concern is with the thunderstorms and gusty winds in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters at......
  • Next storm now organizing in the Atlantic

     
    A big tropical low is getting better organized in the central Atlantic Ocean, and forecasters are giving it a 70 percent chance of becoming the next named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season, sometime in the next 48 hours.The storm......
  • September 21: Fall travel guide

    Fall getaways Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel. Harpoon Octoberfest If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • Meet Virginia at the beach

    Meet Virginia at the beach
    If your idea of a breezy beach vacation involves a plane or passport, then hold off on the tropics and head instead to Virginia Beach. This resort city of nearly 438,000 people is a laid-back East Coast destination about a five-hour drive from Baltimore....
  • Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years

    Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years
    Geologists say Tuesday's magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Central Virginia released forces that have probably been building for tens of thousands, perhaps millions, of years. And the event may not be over. "Aftershocks are always a possibility, and they're...
  • As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured

    As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured
    As Hurricane Irene advanced toward Harford County Saturday evening, firefighters and other emergency responders were being kept busy responding to calls of wires down, utility poles on fire, at least one electric transformer knocked out and several...
  • A journey across the state

    A journey across the state
    You made me cry. Of course I made myself cry, too. Knife wounds, insect attacks and tandoori-hot temperatures aside, my favorite story involved me and you and the outdoors. In July, during one of the hottest stretches in a summer of hot stretches, I...