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Guest blogger“Would you like to buy a carbon offset with your purchase today?” That’s a question you hear more often when you rent a car or buy groceries at MOM’S Organic Markets. Now, you also have that option when you buy natural gas to...
AccuWeather.com is predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season, particularly for the U.S. coastline. While the Pennsylvania-based meteorology company is calling for fewer storms in all, with 16 tropical storms versus 19 in 2012, AccuWeather's...
It has been a year since the climate pattern known as La Nina ended, the longest period of so-called "neutral" conditions since 2004. And there is no sign of the phenomenon, or its counterpart El Nino, through summer, climate forecasters say. La Nina,...
Tags: Weather Reports, Pacific Ocean
Sandy is the 77th name to be retired from the World Meteorological Organization's Atlantic hurricane season lists, joining memorable storms to hit Maryland like Irene, Isabel, Gloria and Agnes. Sara will replace it on a list that will next come into use...
The National Hurricane Center will in the future maintain any necessary hurricane watches or warnings even if a storm is no longer technically a hurricane, as in the case of Superstorm Sandy. Center officials made the changes permanent Friday in light...
Thanks for your article on climate change and rising sea levels ("Survey shows Americans wary of sea level rising," March 29.) Global warming is driving major change in sea levels. In 2001, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world's...
Crabbing season officially begins in Maryland today, but the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs apparently haven't gotten the word. My colleague Richard Gorelick reports that watermen, seafood dealers, restaurateurs and state natural resource officials all...
Winter is not quite ready to leave Baltimore. Weather forecasters called for a wintry mix of rain and snow to start falling late Sunday and into Monday that was likely to complicate morning commutes. The forecast is for "a slushy inch" of accumulation...
It's been colder than is normal for this time of year in Maryland, but things are eventually going to warm up. As spring, which officially began Wednesday, gets further underway, Maryland will see a change from cooler-than-normal temperatures to warmer-...
Tags: National Weather Service
Foremost on my mind as the days lengthen is where I might get my ocean "fix" once summer arrives. Sometimes I crave the New Jersey shore where I vacationed as a kid, other times the Maryland beaches since I lived there during summers in college. This...
Tags: Chris Christie, Executive Branch, Government, FEMA, Andrew Cuomo
Weather can change in the blink of an eye, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. When it’s for the worse, the weather can have severe repercussions, and more than 100 Howard County ninth-graders learned about how to predict,...
The average temperature across the country was almost 2 degrees above normal this meteorological winter, ranking as 20th-mildest in the past 118 years, according to climatologists. In Maryland, the winter was even more of an aberration, ranking 15th-...
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