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  • Warmth, humidity may fuel weekend storms for Air & Water Show

    Chicago's highs in the 70s on Thursday were reminiscent of late September rather mid-August. Temperatures will quickly rebound to a more seasonable 80 on Friday and into the mid-80s Saturday, but the warmup will be accompanied by more humidity. The...
  • 2015 Subaru WRX: July/August 2014

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Subaru, Long-Term Garage Literally minutes after snapping the photo you see above, I was soaked - hit by the third round of storms that brought absolutely insane rainfall to Detroit this week. Amateur mistake, right there;...
  • Ask Tom: Was 1954 flooding related to a remnant hurricane?

    Dear Tom, Growing up in Chicago I remember some very heavy rain and flooding in October 1954. Was that related to a remnant hurricane? — Shirley V., Hazel Crest   Dear Shirley, October 1954, with 12.06 inches of rain, stands as the city's...
  • The heart of the hurricane season is here

    The heart of the hurricane season is here
    The mean season has arrived. During the 10-week stretch from mid-August through October, the most powerful storms tend to form in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. It's also when South Florida is most likely to be struck. "Almost all South...
  • From discovery to flavor, Hungary's truffles add a mystery touch

    JASZIVANY Hungary (Reuters) - Fallen branches crack under Istvan Bagi's muddy boots as he paces through a damp forest in the morning mist, tracking his trusty black Labrador on another outing for truffles, a coveted underground fungus some call the...
  • Tuesday's rainfall was a 500 to 1,000-year event, meteorologists say

    Tuesday's rainfall was a 500 to 1,000-year event, meteorologists say
    Nearly four inches of rain fell in the span of one hour at BWI on Tuesday, an event that can be expected to occur only once every 500 to 1,000 years, according to the National Weather Service. What weather service meteorologists called an "incredible"...
  • Heat index in 100s; storms likely

    Heat index in 100s; storms likely
    A hot and humid day is in the afternoon forecast for Central Florida. The National Weather Service in Melbourne is calling for partly sunny skies and a high near 95 degrees. A heat index value of 103 will make the region feel much hotter this...
  • To stop global warming, reduce use of coal

    Patrick Henderson's letter to the editor makes no mention of global warming. If global warming is to be halted, the use of coal on a worldwide basis must be drastically curtailed. With an increase in the use of solar and wind technology, many more jobs...
  • Weather: Storms are ripping into Osceola

    Weather: Storms are ripping into Osceola
    Storms are marching across parts of Central Florida, prompting a warning about dangerous conditions. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts over eastern Okeechobee, southeast Osceola, southern Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie,...
  • Crippling California drought levels off, latest map shows

    After months of worsening drought across California, conditions appear to have leveled off, at least for now. According to the latest assessment released Thursday, more than 80% of California continues to suffer extreme drought conditions -- a figure...
  • Wildfires are increasing, but funds to battle them are shrinking

    OLYMPIA, Wash. It's an unsettling trend: Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent, and money to prevent and fight them continues to be scarce. As wildfires blaze across Washington, state and federal officials are running out of firefighting...