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  • 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...
  • Northern California gets a big drink, but the state is still thirsty

    Northern California gets a big drink, but the state is still thirsty
    The storm system that soaked much of Northern California over the weekend didn't end the state's punishing drought. But it just may have kept it out of the record books. "We're out of the cellar, I think," said chief state hydrologist Maury Roos, a...
  • 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...
  • Hail falls in Bay Area as storm brings slim chance of tornado

    Wild wintry weather hit the Bay Area on Tuesday as hail fell in some areas, including San Francisco's Mission District, and unstable conditions created the possibility of a rare tornado. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration risk map...
  • Watch X1 solar flare erupt from sun: Flare was unusually strong, fast

    Watch X1 solar flare erupt from sun: Flare was unusually strong, fast
    An immense solar flare burst from the sun Saturday, and as of Monday there were "several coronal mass ejections in play," according to NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center. A coronal mass ejection is a huge release --billions of tons -- of solar...
  • Klotzbach-Gray: only three hurricanes this year

    Klotzbach-Gray: only three hurricanes this year
    The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with nine named storms, including three hurricanes, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said Thursday. The two Colorado State University climatologists say they expect El Niņo, the...
  • Chance of El Niņo this year is increasing, forecast says

    Chance of El Niño this year is increasing, forecast says
    A weather-altering El Niņo is increasingly likely to develop in the Pacific Ocean later this year, according to a U.S. government forecast issued Thursday. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meteorologists now believe an El Niņo has a 66%...
  • Klotzbach-Gray: Only three hurricanes forecast in 2014

    The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season could be a real yawner if early forecasts hold true. Phil Klotzbach and William Gray released their outlook Thursday, calling for nine named storms, including three hurricanes, one intense. That's far below the average...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 16 Concert The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum presents the Anne Arundel Community College Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Singers in a "Salute to the Pops" at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn...
  • Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford's latest endurance adventure

    Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford's latest endurance adventure
    Having circumnavigated the Americas on his own, Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford has turned his attention to researching plastics' effects on environment Matt Rutherford is more comfortable on water than he is on land. As he sat recently for an...
  • State Water Project to make small deliveries this year

    The State Water Project, which helps supply a majority of Californians, will make small deliveries this year, officials said Friday as they increased the system's allocation to 5% from the historic zero announced in January. February and March storms in...