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  • Report outlines impact of climate change on Virginia, Southeast

    Report outlines impact of climate change on Virginia, Southeast
    Longer, hotter summers, more heat waves, more floods, water supply stresses, worsening air quality, more crop damage, an uptick in asthma and respiratory ills — this is a taste of what Hampton Roads and the rest of the Southeast can expect as the...
  • Hampton Roads dodged a blow as 2013 Atlantic hurricane season ends

    Hampton Roads dodged a blow this year as the Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Saturday with only two hurricanes on record — the fewest in 31 years — neither of which made landfall in the U.S. And for the first time in 19 years,...
  • Crystal Ball Cloudy With Chance Of Storm

    Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
  • 4 sea lions with evidence of gunshot wounds have been found in Malibu

    4 sea lions with evidence of gunshot wounds have been found in Malibu
    Four sea lions with evidence of gunshot wounds have been recovered from Malibu beaches in the last two months, wildlife rescuers said Thursday. The two such sea lions found this month had confirmed gunshot bodies, though it is unclear if they were...
  • National Weather Service Gets Big Computing Boost

    The U.S. National Weather Service is getting a quantum jump in computing power that will significantly improve its forecasting and storm tracking abilities to better protect the country from severe weather. "This is a game changer," Louis Uccellini, who...
  • Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close

    Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close
    With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982. Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
  • Dozens of whales trapped in Everglades National Park; 10 die

    Ten short-finned pilot whales were dead and more than 40 marooned in shallow water in a remote area of Everglades National Park in Florida, and officials warned Wednesday they were not likely to survive. "Most of these mass strandings that occur do...
  • Stranded Florida whales move to deeper water; outlook still grim

    Stranded Florida whales move to deeper water; outlook still grim
    Florida whales that were trapped in water only a few feet deep Wednesday moved to deeper waters Thursday morning, but prospects for the animals remained grim, wildlife officials said.  More than 50 short-finned pilot whales were stranded in shallow...
  • Lost whales move to safer Everglades waters; deaths rise to 11

    Another whale trapped in shallow waters in Everglades National Park was found dead Thursday, but the survivors in the pod continued to swim into deeper waters, increasing their chances of survival. On Thursday, one more pilot whale was found dead and...
  • A hopeful turn for whales stranded in Everglades

    Brian Sanders, a charter boat captain in Everglades National Park in Florida, was returning from a fishing expedition when he thought he saw black kayaks trying to come ashore. After moving closer, he realized the strange black forms were pilot whales...
  • Trapped Florida whales have disappeared, may be free in deep water

    Wildlife experts said Friday that most of the 50 pilot whales caught in shallow waters of the Florida Everglades this week had disappeared, a sign that they have likely swam off to their deep-water home.  A rescue team on Wednesday found dozens of...