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  • Hurricane forecast raised despite now imminent El Nino

    Hurricane forecast raised despite now imminent El Nino
    The last four months of hurricane season could be busy ones in the Atlantic Ocean, with government forecasters raising their expectations to an 85 percent chance of a normal or above-normal season. The Atlantic could be in for three to six hurricanes,...
  • El Nino likelihood rising, signaling chance for snowy winter

    El Nino likelihood rising, signaling chance for snowy winter
    The likelihood of El Nino is increasing, with onset of the climate phenomenon known for snowy winters in these parts expected by fall.  There is "increased confidence" in a weak to moderate El Nino, according to the Climate Prediction Center. Forecasters...
  • 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...
  • Catching up with Phelps much easier on land

    There was a big personality waiting to leap out of Michael Phelps. He was just waiting for someone to ask the right questions after he waved to a crowd of fans in a celebratory parade hosted by Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom yesterday. Phelps, of Rodgers...
  • Weekend snow forecast still uncertain

     
    The National Weather Service has posted the flakey icons on its main page today, a recognition that forces are aligning to bring some sort of wintry storm to the region as early as Friday night, continuing into Sunday. Sterling forecasters......
  • 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......
  • 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....
  • Investigation focuses on left wing, heat sensors

    Grieving NASA scientists began painstaking detective work yesterday to pinpoint the cause of the catastrophe that tore apart the space shuttle Columbia as the aging spacecraft plummeted into the atmosphere at more than 12,000 mph. They have a critical...
  • On good day, 'exhilarating' glide on brick

    A space shuttle gliding into the Kennedy Space Center may look like a beefed-up airliner ending its milk run from Cleveland. But astronauts say the ride home from space is a fiery toboggan ride on a vehicle they liken to a plummeting brick. A shuttle...