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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Tropical Storm Arlene making landfall near Cabo Rojo, Mexico

    Tropical Storm Arlene making landfall near Cabo Rojo, Mexico
    Tropical Storm Arlene strengthened slightly as it neared landfall Thursday morning along Mexico's eastern coast, the National Hurricane Center reported. Arlene, the first named storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, was moving west at about 9 mph,...
  • Tropical Storm Arlene hits Mexico at near hurricane strength

    Tropical Storm Arlene hits Mexico at near hurricane strength
    Tropical Storm Arlene struck the east-central coast of Mexico near Cabo Rojo at about 5 a.m. on Thursday at near hurricane strength. At 1 p.m., the slow moving system was inland about 55 miles southwest of Tampico, Mexico, with sustained winds of 50 mph....
  • Gaby Sanchez named to NL All-Star team; only Marlins player selected

    Gaby Sanchez named to NL All-Star team; only Marlins player selected
    On Saturday when he was asked about the possibility of being named an All-Star, Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez said teammate Anibal Sanchez would get his vote. But National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy had the vote that counted, and Bochy used...
  • Tropical wave expected to bring rain

    Tropical wave expected to bring rain
    Thanks to a tropical wave approaching from the southeast, South Florida likely will see afternoon showers and storms through Saturday. Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, highs in the upper 80s, lows in the upper 70s and a 70 percent...
  • Thursday off to a wet start; more to come

    Thursday off to a wet start; more to come
    Numerous showers and gray skies blanketed South Florida on Thursday, courtesy of that tropical wave, and more rain is on the way. Thursday's forecast calls for an 80 percent chance of showers and possibly thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 80s...
  • 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...