| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| 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 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 31, 2014
| 1:58 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
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...