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  • Cruise plane crashes, all 9 on board die

    SEATTLE A small plane carrying eight passengers from a cruise ship that departed from Seattle on June 20 crashed in southeast Alaska Thursday afternoon. All nine people on board, including the pilot, were killed, Holland America Line confirmed Thursday...
  • 2nd tornado confirmed in Massachusetts

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a second tornado touched down in Massachusetts earlier this week when a series of violent storms worked their way across the state. A weak tornado with wind speeds of about 75 miles per hour touched down in...
  • W. Pennsylvania in flood watch, 1.75 inches of rain expected

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia. Forecasters expect 1 to 1.75 inches of rain in the Pittsburgh area through Saturday night, which could cause urban and small stream...
  • Recovery team heads for wreckage of plane crash that killed 9

    SEATTLE A recovery team will attempt to reach the wreckage of a sightseeing plane Friday to begin the grim task of removing the bodies of the pilot and eight passengers from a Seattle-based cruise ship. The DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter float plane crashed...
  • South Florida's weather forecast was almost issued from Texas

    South Florida's weather forecast was almost issued from Texas
    As absurd as it sounds, South Florida's weather forecasts were almost issued from Fort Worth, Texas - not Miami. Under a proposed Senate bill earlier this year, 122 local weather offices nationwide would have been consolidated into six regional forecast...
  • Severe thunderstorms predicted for Laurel on June 27

    Laurel residents are urged to prepare for severe weather on Saturday as the National Weather Service is predicting heavy rainfall and potential severe thunderstorms for the entire National Capital Region during the day. The storms may include an inch or...
  • Boaters urged to avoid upper Potomac due to rain threat

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is urging boaters and other recreational users to avoid the upper Potomac River due to the threat of high water from heavy rain. The advisory was issued Friday and continues through Monday. It includes the...
  • Heavy rain, possible flash flooding Saturday

    Heavy rain, possible flash flooding Saturday
    Enough already. A cold front sliding east out of the Midwest will smack into a warm front stalled south of our area tonight and early tomorrow to bring a Saturday deluge. Forecasters at the National Weather Service posted a flash flood watch Friday...
  • Weather: Take an umbrella, H 88, L 72

    If you are headed out on this fine day you should find it a little cooler. But Saturday will also have you toting an umbrella as it brings a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the afternoon. Even though temperatures could climb as high as 88,...
  • Power out, trees down after storm hits much of Missouri

    Storms with wind gusts up to 80 mph and torrential rains swept across Missouri overnight into Friday morning, leaving more than 150,000 homes and businesses without power and forcing dozens of water rescues. Damage was widespread. Power outages were...
  • Federal employees honored for innovation

    Federal employees honored for innovation
    Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers has long been interested in sickle cell anemia — back to high school, when he saw the first of three friends die of the painful disease. "You hate for anyone to die, but parents don't really want to bury their children,"...