| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:51 PM
GREAT DROUGHT OF 2012 – IT WILL GET WORSE…
Sadly the drought conditions in Indiana will continue to worsen over the coming weeks. While rain “chances” are small through the weekend and are more hopeful with a cold front next...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 2:40 AM
It looks like we will likely break the stretch of 90 plus degree days today. If we somehow manage to top 90 today it would seem the streak of 23 straight days set last year would be in danger of falling. It is one of several records that the National...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 7:14 PM
ALGORITHM - A computer program (or set of programs) which is designed to systematically solve a certain kind of problem. WSR-88D radars (NEXRAD) employ algorithms to analyze radar data and automatically determine storm motion, probability of hail,...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 7:22 PM
ACCAS (usually pronounced ACK-kis) - AltoCumulus CAStellanus; mid-level clouds (bases generally 8 to 15 thousand feet), of which at least a fraction of their upper parts show cumulus-type development. These clouds often are taller than they are wide,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration called on Congress Wednesday to assist farmers suffering from the worst drought in 25 years. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said three-fifths of the U.S. land mass and much of the country's corn and soybean...
| Jul 24, 2012
The drought continues to spread in South Dakota, with 90 percent of the state classified as either being in a severe or moderate drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. That is an increase of 13 percent from the week of July 13.
The area of...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Policies to change building codes in flood plains and on shorelines, construct offshore wind turbines and manage suburban sprawl could gain political traction, officials hope, as recent extreme weather renews a conversation on climate change in Maryland...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Despite it being one of the hottest summers on record in Baltimore, "code red" air pollution days are at their lowest levels since 2009.
There has been only one "code red" day, considered unhealthy for everyone -- June 29, the day intense heat fueled...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Scaffolding that collapsed during a storm and killed seven people during the Indiana State Fair last year was not up to standard, and the fair's commission did not have adequate emergency planning in place, according to two investigative reports presented...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:46 AM
(CNN) -- The July heat wave that wilted crops, shriveled rivers and fueled wildfires officially went into the books Wednesday as the hottest single month on record for the continental United States.
The average temperature across the Lower 48 was 77.6...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The July heat wave that wilted crops, shriveled rivers and fueled wildfires officially went into the books Wednesday as the hottest single month on record for the continental United States.
The average temperature across the Lower 48 was 77.6 degrees...