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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Peninsula spared from major damage after Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula spared from major damage after Hurricane Arthur
    The Peninsula was spared from any major damage after the first named hurricane of the Atlantic season stormed by the region Thursday night and Friday morning. Local emergency dispatchers, National Weather Service meteorologists and Dominion Virginia...
  • Dangerous rip currents possible for beachgoers in Ocean City

    Dangerous rip currents possible for beachgoers in Ocean City
    Tropical Storm Arthur, rapidly making its way up the East Coast, is predicted to become a hurricane by Thursday afternoon. While Fourth of July festivities in Ocean City won’t be a total wash, the National Hurricane Center is advising beachgoers...
  • Checking in with Ocean City's mayor: Smooth summer so far but boycott idea is 'ludicrous'

    Checking in with Ocean City's mayor: Smooth summer so far but boycott idea is 'ludicrous'
    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...
  • Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines

    Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines
    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...
  • Philippines death toll from Typhoon Rammasun rises to 40

    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...
  • Tropical wave expected to become depression

    Tropical wave expected to become depression
    Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Thursday update OUTLOOK: The tropical wave in the Central Atlantic has been battling dry air and wind shear but shower activity increased a little during the overnight hours.  The system could develop into a tropical...
  • Experts still call for slower season

    Experts still call for slower season
    Storm prognosticators Phil Klotzbach and William Gray are standing pat, still calling for a slower than normal hurricane season. In an updated outlook released Thursday, they continue to predict 10 named storms, including four hurricanes. They project...
  • Tropical wave in the Atlantic becomes better organized

    Tropical wave in the Atlantic becomes better organized
    Hurricane forecasters continue to watch an area of disturbed weather about 850 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. In its 8 p.m. update this evening, the National Hurricane Center said the tropical wave of shower and thunderstorm activity...
  • No denying climate change deniers

    People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
  • With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004

    With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004
    The tropics are quiet nearly a month into the Atlantic hurricane season, and that could eventually mean the season's latest start since at least 2004. No tropical cyclones have formed yet this year, whereas in each of the past nine years, a tropical...
  • Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast

    Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July Fourth holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Arthur formed...