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  • 2010-11 Snowfall Contest opens

     
    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......
  • Riding the wave of stand-up paddleboarding

    Riding the wave of stand-up paddleboarding
    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-...
  • Water-boarding worked

    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...
  • Making the Vancouver circuit

    Making the Vancouver circuit
    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...
  • An end to La Niña, and an El Niño on the way?

    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...
  • The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara

    The Interview: Sally Brice-O'Hara
    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....
  • AccuWeather predicting quiet hurricane season

    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,...
  • AccuWeather predicts stormy summer with normal temperatures

    AccuWeather predicts stormy summer with normal temperatures
    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...
  • Toss-up winter weather prediction offered by NOAA

    Toss-up winter weather prediction offered by NOAA
    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...
  • Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders

    Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders
    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...
  • SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space

    SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space
    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...
  • World placed on El Nino watch

    World placed on El Nino watch
    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...