| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:24 AM
After struggling for decades, the National Hurricane Center saw marked progress with intensity predictions in the past season. Yet its track forecasts, an area where it generally excels, were only so-so.
The up and down projections both stemmed from a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:48 AM
If a hurricane is headed your way, you better pronounce its name right. To that end, the National Hurricane Center offers a storm name pronunciation guide on its web site, nhc.noaa.gov.
Some are a bit tricky, such as Cristobal (krees-TOH-bahl) and...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:38 AM
It should be a great holiday weekend for a backyard barbecue or hitting the pool - if you don't mind the heat. Temperatures are predicted to reach 90 degrees or higher today, Saturday and Sunday.
Monday, Memorial Day, is expected to be a few degrees...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:29 PM
For openers, a hurricane will likely be unleashed on one neighborhood in Anne Arundel County, and then the disasters will spread from there.
The storm will lash the area with heavy rain, whipping wind, floodwater and power outages, causing road closings...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Worried about storm surge affecting you should a hurricane threaten?
A new map available on the National Hurricane Center’s online site, nhc.noaa.gov, shows which areas would be most vulnerable.
Being offered on an experimental basis in 2014,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:32 PM
With Ocean City about halfway through its busiest season, we talked with Mayor Rick Meehan about how this summer is going.
Meehan, who grew up in Towson and graduated from Dulaney High School, said things have gone very smoothly, despite a scare from...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday.
The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:12 AM
A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power and prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, rescue officials said Wednesday.
The eye of Typhoon Rammasun, the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Typhoon Rammasun swept through the Philippines on Wednesday, leaving 40 dead and 17 injured, according to the government disaster management agency.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in a statement early Thursday that...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week.
Typhoon Rammasun struck the island province of Hainan on...
| Jul 3, 2014
Arthur isn't the earliest tropical storm ever to form in the Atlantic, but it did spring up about a week earlier than the 43-year average, according to the National Hurricane Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
And if Arthur...