| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Most years, the Coast Guard's vessels start spending their nights in Calumet Harbor around the end of February. This year, they remained in heated garages until recent weeks, safely away from the shrinking but still formidable ice cover on Lake Michigan...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:06 AM
What does misery look like from miles up in space?
A day-by-day slide show of satellite photos shows a steady march of winter storms across the Midwest and the East Coast from the beginning of January until early this week.
Or as someone from NASA...
| Mar 25, 2014
Whether you hunt, fish, hike or bird watch, spring is a time for renewal, and after this past winter's weather, everyone is certainly up for a little renewal and invigorating return to outdoor pursuits.
Despite the potential for a small accumulation of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Spring is here, and with it comes flooding risks that are heightened this year because of heavy snow and ice across much of the country this winter.
The northern tier of Maryland all along the Mason-Dixon Line is included in an area with minor...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:36 PM
WASHINGTON — As part of its campaign to address climate change, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a website to serve as a one-stop location for the enormous amount of climate data housed at different federal agencies.
The initiative to make...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- As part of its campaign to step up efforts to address climate change, the White House on Wednesday announced the creation of a new website to serve as a one-stop location for the enormous amount of climate data housed at different federal...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:22 PM
If a 9.0 earthquake were to strike along California's sparsely populated North Coast, it would have a catastrophic ripple effect.
A giant tsunami created by the quake would wash away coastal towns, destroy U.S. 101 and cause $70 billion in damage over a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Expect an overall nice week with lots of sun, mild mornings and warm afternoons. A weak cold front is expected to increase the chance of rain on Wednesday.
South Florida's Monday forecast calls for sunny skies with highs in the low 80s and lows in the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Thanks to beautiful weather, spring break and tourists escaping from winter storms, the beaches are jam-packed now — and potentially deadly.
March is the beginning of the rip current season, when the number of ocean rescues significantly...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:42 AM
It should be nice and warm today and Wednesday - then considerably cooler on Thursday and Friday.
The forecast calls for the mercury to dip into the low 50s on Thursday night and Friday morning across the region. High temperatures on Thursday and Friday...