| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:11 AM
Tropical Storm Humberto, 5 a.m. Wednesday
OUTLOOK: Humberto has become this season's first hurricane. The storm remains over the open water of the far eastern Atlantic Ocean. Humberto reached hurricane strength one day after the peak of hurricane...
| Dec 4, 2013
Virginia is among a handful of states with no land-based wind farms to generate electricity.
But environmental and industry advocates say the commonwealth could become a leader in offshore wind energy — if it only harnesses the political will...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:53 AM
It was a dream job that Jeff Holland didn't even realize was his dream: patrolling the water and advocating for the environment as the West/Rhode Riverkeeper.
Holland was still settling into his other new gig, running the Captain Avery Museum, a small...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982.
Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
| Nov 29, 2013
Hampton Roads dodged a blow this year as the Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Saturday with only two hurricanes on record — the fewest in 31 years — neither of which made landfall in the U.S.
And for the first time in 19 years,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Why did all the experts get the hurricane season outlook so wrong?
Twelve forecast teams predicted an average of 16 named storms, including eight hurricanes, four major. Yet this season, which ends Saturday, saw only 13 named storms, including two...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Tropical Depression Lorenzo , 11 a.m. Thursday advisory...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:12 AM
Tropical Storm Lorenzo , 5 p.m. Wednesday advisory...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Mike Pantelides can't go anywhere these days without being stopped.
Walking down Main Street to a meeting, he meets people offering ideas. At a post-workout stop at the drug store, someone wants to talk to him. In the Market House, a merchant offers a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Tropical Storm Lorenzo , 5 p.m. Tuesday advisory...