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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Sunny, hot week ahead

    Sunny, hot week ahead
    Expect lots of sun and heat in the upcoming week, although isolated showers and thunderstorms still are likely in the afternoons. Monday's forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 70s. The heat index, or feels-like...
  • Homestead duo Herb Waters, James Burgess commit to Miami

    Homestead duo Herb Waters, James Burgess commit to Miami
    Herb Waters mentioned being part of the family at the University of Miami that was cause for him and best friend James Burgess Jr. to make their decision to commit to the Miami Hurricanes on Sunday. What better way to join the big family that is the UM...
  • Damaged homes attract no bids

    CITY HALL — Officials are evaluating options for several damaged hillside properties currently owned by the city after attempts to auction two of them off last week were unsuccessful. The city acquired five hillside properties as a result of a...
  • Commins takes first overall in Women's Distance Festival 5k

    Commins takes first overall in Women's Distance Festival 5k
    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • Some must-have hurricane supplies – all under $25 -- fly off the shelves fast

    Some must-have hurricane supplies – all under $25 -- fly off the shelves fast
    What do sterno stoves, LED lanterns and water purifiers have in common? They are among the hottest and hardest-to-get hurricane supplies once authorities announce a major storm is headed toward Florida neighborhoods. And worth mentioning: They are...
  • Day Trips: From arts to action sports

    Philadelphia "X-tink-shun" exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo Featuring puppets by the Jim Henson Company, "X-tink-shun" has characters of endangered or extinct species stationed throughout the zoo, educating visitors about the plight of their particular...
  • 'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans

    'The Big Uneasy' taps into outrage over flooding of New Orleans
    Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster." The comedian, actor, radio...
  • Tropical disturbance forms off coast of Central Florida

    Tropical disturbance forms off coast of Central Florida
    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...
  • Tropical Storm Bret weakens, not expected to threaten land

    Tropical Storm Bret weakens, not expected to threaten land
    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...
  • Hurricane prepardedness: Store 72 hours of provisions for after storm strikes

    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...
  • Dominion Virginia Power: when a hurricane or storm strikes, be prepared

    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...