| Jul 17, 2011
| 12:42 PM
A tropical disturbance about 125 miles off the coast of Melbourne was showing signs of organization on Sunday and could help bring heavy rains to Central and South Florida by the afternoon, forecasters said.
In its 2 p.m. tropical outlook, the National...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:24 AM
Thanks in part to Tropical Storm Bret, parts of South Florida received a good soaking on Monday. More scattered rain is expected on Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.
Other than contributing moisture to South Florida's atmosphere, Bret should...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Personal preparedness is critical. Individuals and families should be ready to take protective actions even before a storm is forecast.
FEMA wants the public to make sure it has provisions for at least 72 hours after a storm strikes. This includes food...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:41 PM
Dominion Virginia Power is preparing for hurricane season and urging its customers to get ready, too.
With meteorologists predicting an active hurricane season, the company is working with state and local authorities and double-checking its inventory...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:11 PM
As the demands on high school athletes to play year-round increases, so does the need for parents and coaches to be aware of the signs of burnout.
The symptoms aren't always easy to recognize. And sometimes, the adults are part of the problem.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 2:00 AM
Tropical Storm Cindy lost a little steam late Thursday, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.
Both Cindy and Tropical Storm Bret are expected to fizzle within the next day or so, as both are aiming into the cold waters of the North Atlantic.
At 5 a.m....
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:49 PM
When the Heritage football players go to work in the weight room, there are no earrings or necklaces allowed. Or cell phones or iPods. It's just the kid and the clothes on his back.
That's the way it is at Hampton, where Hurricanes coach George "Chubs"...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:52 AM
A tropical wave near the Leeward Islands could bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the islands and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola on Saturday night into Sunday.
However, it has a low chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.
| Jul 24, 2011
| 10:53 AM
2 p.m. update:
The tropical wave over the central Caribbean is producing only a few disorganized showers and thunderstorms.
It is moving westward at about 20 mph. It has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Saturday afternoon I posted questions that needed or figured to be asked at the ACC’s annual football kickoff here in Pinehurst. Well, here are the answers.
* Virginia cornerback Chase Minnifield on volunteering weekly at Charlottesville’s...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:10 AM
Expect another steamy hot day.
Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s and heat index readings - or feels-like temperatures - of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the low 80s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and...