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  • NOAA: More dry weather ahead for S. Md., Delmarva

     
    NOAA's Climate Predicition Center has issued its three-month precipitation outlook for the nation, and it shows continuing dry weather for Southern Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula (brown and tan on the map at left). Both regions were hit hard by......
  • Mercury touches 30s overnight

     
    The official thermometer out at BWI-Marshall Airport dipped to 39 degrees overnight, the first time we've seen that territory since May 11. It wasn't a record. The coldest reading for an Oct. 21 in Baltimore is 26 degrees, set in 1952. The coldest......
  • NOAA still expects "very active" hurricane season

     
    With only three named storms on the books so far as we move into the traditional August-to-October peak of hurricane activity in the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center has trimmed the top end of its predictions for hurricane activity during the 2010....
  • Jan. - April was planet's warmest on record

     
    This just in from the National Climatic Data Center:"The April 2010 map of temperature anomalies shows that for the first four months of the year anomalous warm temperatures were present over much of the world, with the exception of cooler-than-average...
  • First tropical storm of NE Pacific pounds Guatemala

     
    It's the beginning of the hurricane season in the north eastern Pacific Ocean, too, and it's off to a tragic start as remnants of Tropical Storm Agatha continue to drench parts of Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador with up to 20......
  • Tropics are stirring

     
    Hurricane forecasters are watching a stormy area in the Atlantic that could become the season's first tropical storm - Alex. The low-pressure center is currently far from any land mass, more than 1,400 miles east southeast of the Windward Islands......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...