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  • Brutal winter should lead to rise in lake levels

     Brutal winter should lead to rise in lake levels
    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...
  • Satellite slideshow shows 'brutal winter,' day by day

    Satellite slideshow shows 'brutal winter,' day by day
    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...
  • Spring is the time to fish for new outdoors gear

    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...
  • As spring arrives, NOAA cautions of flooding risks ahead

    As spring arrives, NOAA cautions of flooding risks ahead
    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...
  • White House unveils one-stop website for climate change data

    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...
  • White House announces new climate change data website

    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...
  • A potent threat of major earthquake off California's northern coast

    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...
  • Sunny start to week

    Sunny start to week
    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...
  • Rip currents: Our most deadly weather-related hazard

    Rip currents: Our most deadly weather-related hazard
    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...
  • Where are the most pleasant cities in Florida?

    Where are the most pleasant cities in Florida?
    "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....
  • Warm today, cooler by Thursday

    Warm today, cooler by Thursday
    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...