| May 13, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Cook and Lake counties are under a flood warning this morning following storms that swamped some northern suburbs with up to 4 inches of rain and forced the closing of schools in Lake Bluff.
The flood warning was issued after reports of "significant...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:59 PM
More heavy rain is possible Friday evening, on top of the quick deluge from storms that flooded roadways and spawned a tornado warning in the afternoon.
A flash flood watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Flood warnings around Baltimore had expired by...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:59 AM
Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to continue throughout the day Friday, with heavy rains that could produce flash floods and coastal flooding possible.
The National Weather Service called for a flash flood advisory for Howard, Harford, Anne...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Scattered showers and likely thunderstorms are forecast Thursday, with more intense humidity and highs in the mid-80s.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for much of the state from noon Thursday through the evening. The areas...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A flash flood watch is in effect across Central Maryland through late Tuesday, with storms and heavy rain possible. A burst of heavy rain inundated College Park and surrounding areas Tuesday morning.
The watch is in place across greater Baltimore. The...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:29 AM
At least 80 people have been killed and more than 100 are missing in two days of severe flooding in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Families were searching desperately for loved ones amid the wreckage of waterlogged villages after flash...
| Jun 7, 2014
Five years ago this December, I took a "climate-change" tour of the Florida Keys. It wasn't the most idyllic of excursions, even if it was time well spent away from the office. Seeing the impact rain and high tide can have on the Keys was eye-opening....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Louisana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed a bill Friday to quash a landmark lawsuit brought by a local flood protection agency that sought damages from the oil and gas industry to restore the state’s vanishing coastline.
Jindal signed the legislation --...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Q: Why has there never been a guide rail erected at the hard curve on Schantz Road at the Schantz Spring reservoir to protect the spillway from wayward vehicles? PennDOT rumble-stripped the center line last year, but no guide rail. Also, repeated runoff...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Flood warnings are in effect across the region through Friday afternoon, though rain tapered off by midday.
A coastal flood advisory is in effect along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, with high tides expected to be 2 feet above normal Friday...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Severe storms pounded parts of the central United States on Tuesday producing baseball-sized hail, unconfirmed reports of several tornado touchdowns and a line of intense, dangerous winds known as a derecho, weather forecasters said.
Strong winds and...