| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:06 AM
The ripple effect of Japan's deadly earthquake and tsunami appeared Friday to spare Hawaii and the U.S. mainland from major damage, although it damaged vessels and washed fish up on the shore in Maui.
A tsunami warning in Hawaii was downgraded...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 7:12 PM
Mooring charges in Newport Harbor should be revenue neutral and not be subsidized by the non-boat owners of the city ("Newport could say no to bigger boats," Nov. 19). In addition, the availability of the leases, which are public property, should not be...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Two days after slamming into northeast Florida, Beryl -- slightly strengthened but still a tropical depression -- prepared to re-enter the Atlantic on Wednesday, spreading heavy rain and blustery winds along the coast of the Carolinas.
The storm, which...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Baltimore County officials said on Monday that power outages from Hurricane Irene's winds this past weekend caused 12 sewage pump stations located across the county to overflow at various times, and for varying periods on Sunday.
The overflow was...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 8:57 AM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- A high surf advisory is in effect as some of the biggest waves of the year pound the Orange County coast.
Forecasters say coastal areas will see dangerous swimming conditions in the coming days.
A southwest swell of 6...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Hurricane season may still be months away, but the threat of flooding is already on the rise in Maryland, as documented by the latest reports on climate change released this week. Rising sea levels have raised the risk of coastal flooding, particularly...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:45 PM
We have a mystery on our hands — and an error to report — here on the Maryland Weather blog. I’ve received questions from astute reader Bob West in Ellicott City about dramatic fluctuation in Chesapeake Bay water temperatures, at least...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:30 PM
Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Severe flooding in Thailand on Saturday threatened central areas of Bangkok, a bustling capital barely above sea level and facing inundation at the next high tide predicted at 13 feet.
Residents who decided to stay in their...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:29 PM
SEAL BEACH (KTLA) -- Swimmers expecting to spend their Labor Day weekend at the beach are being warned of high surf and rip tides along the Southern California coast.
A high surf advisory has been issued through at 6 p.m. Monday night for south facing...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Blood drives need donors
The Red Cross is hosting two blood drives July 18, according to a press release.
The first takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mission Hospital Laguna, 31872 Coast Hwy., in the auditorium on the basement level. Parking is...
| May 8, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The coastal flood advisory that has been in effect for parts of the Chesapeake Bay the last two mornings is a result of the full moon and sustained winds, according to the National Weather Service.
Tides a foot higher than normal are expected, and have...