| Dec 13, 2010
| 4:22 PM
With the return of cold weather, last Friday's flurries, and the mayhem that resulted on the roads north and west of Baltimore, the winter weather season is undeniably here. So let's have some fun with it.The Friday Flurrimageddon put a TRACE......
| Aug 20, 2011
| 3:25 PM
They were called "beach boys", the natives who would teach the tourists how and where to surf in Hawaii. They would paddle out into the Pacific Ocean standing up, reading the next big wave for the surfers to ride the way as a caddie would a double-...
| May 8, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Regarding your editorial arguing that renewed interest in water-boarding after the killing of Osama bin Laden is misplaced because it simply does not work and reflects poorly on the values of our nation ("Tortured arguments, revisited," May 5), I...
| Jun 2, 2011
Ah, the quintessential time-honored family road trip. Maui's Road to Hana? Sure, a nice family drive. The breathtaking Mount Blanc circuit of France, Italy and Switzerland? Without doubt, a family bucket list candidate.
But for my tastes nothing can hold...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The climatic pattern known as La Niña is expected to end its cycle next month, and that could be contributing to extreme weather around the world and record warmth across the U.S., says AccuWeather meteorologist Henry Margusity.
Under La Niña, surface...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:21 AM
As the No. 2 leader of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. — and Vice Commandant — Sally Brice-O'Hara is the chief operating officer of an organization with a $10 billion budget and 58,000 military and civilian employees, plus 31,000 volunteers....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
AccuWeather.com is forecasting a relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season, predicting a dozen named storms, including two major hurricanes.
The weather service is anticipating five hurricanes in all, and seven tropical storms. That is about average,...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:32 AM
AccuWeather.com is predicting an active summer for severe storms in Maryland, but not any prolonged heat spells, according to its summer weather outlook released Thursday.
Storms are expected to ride along the northeastern edge of hot-weather systems...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:15 PM
You may need your mittens more frequently than normal this winter. Or not, apparently.
Maryland's winter temperatures and precipitation are equally likely to be above, near or below normal, according to an assessment released Thursday by the National...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Hesston, Ka., population 4,000, is just one small town among others on America's Midwestern plains.
But the town left an indelible impression on John Windsor and Jonathan Zorn after their short stay there during a recently completed 73-day...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The world is on an El Nino watch, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center said Thursday.
The global climate pattern is well-known for an inundation of snow it can bring the Baltimore area, though its impacts can be varied. There is a...