Hurricane forecasters at Colorado State University are calling for a below-average hurricane season this year, with 10 expected named storms and about a one in four chance a major hurricane will hit the East Coast.
February is coming to a close the same way it started, with unseasonable warmth, and climate experts expect the increased probability of above-average temperatures to continue through the early summer.
A freezing rain advisory, predicting slick roads and icy conditions, has been issued for regions throughout Maryland, including Baltimore City and its surrounding counties, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Sunday.
A freezing rain advisory predicting slick roads and icy conditions has been issued for regions throughout Maryland, including Baltimore City and its surrounding counties, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, endorsed Rep. Donna Edwards for reelection on Thursday, the first high-profile endorsement in a primary election race that, so far, has mostly taken place behind the scenes.
John Harris Clotworthy, a key figure along with the French explorer Jacques Cousteau in building a submersible watercraft that took researchers to a depth of 4,000 feet, died of cancer Wednesday at his home in Annapolis. He was 87.
Mary L. Lagerquist, 78, of Sequim, Wash., was a passenger Oct. 2 in a plane piloted by her son, Lanson C. Ross III, 48, of Fort Washington. Ross told investigators the two-seat, single-engine aircraft lost power and that he was trying to reach Smith Island. Lagerquist died while her son tried to lead her to shore.
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 Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Everything in Ocean City is empty. Tourists are not walking on the beach or boardwalk, staying in hotels or eating in restaurants. Sea gulls flew elsewhere for the weekend. The city even emptied the dumpsters in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.