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  • NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino

    NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino
    A developing El Nino is forecast to suppress tropical storms and hurricanes this summer and fall, contributing to a below-normal storm season, U.S. forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts eight to 13...
  • Politics Catches Up With Climate Change

    Finally, the federal climate watchdogs got it right. The just-released U.S. National Climate Assessment avoids pie-in-the-sky abstractions like "saving the planet before it's too late" and instead concentrates on regional changes affecting our lives...
  • Rainy end to April forecast, keeping up wet weather pattern

    Rainy end to April forecast, keeping up wet weather pattern
    A stalled rainy system is forecast to make for a wet and cool end to April, likely a third consecutive month with more than 4 inches of precipitation here. As much as 2-3 inches of rain could fall across Maryland over the next week, according to...
  • Nice week ahead

    Nice week ahead
    Expect a pleasant week with lots of sun, comfortable temperatures and little chance of rain. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s. Tuesday should be a degree or two warmer....
  • Correlation between weather and homicide rates unclear

    Correlation between weather and homicide rates unclear
    As temperatures dipped in February and March, Baltimore's homicide count dropped, as well, prompting many on social media to wonder if there's a correlation. Arguments on both sides can be bolstered by just looking at the first three months of 2014....
  • Chesapeake Bay vulnerable to climate change

    Historians say the Chesapeake Bay has changed since Capt. John Smith first landed at Jamestown four centuries ago. And scientists say it will change again by the end of this one as a rising, warming ocean with more acidic waters carves out a different...
  • After 10th-coldest March, 2014 pacing to be 7th coldest on record

    After 10th-coldest March, 2014 pacing to be 7th coldest on record
    It's not just you. It has been exceptionally cold so far this year -- on average, the coldest in more than 30 years now. March ended with an average temperature of 38.5 degrees at BWI Airport, 5.1 degrees colder than normal. On only about two dozen...
  • Cold temperatures break, tie records Wednesday, Thursday

    Cold temperatures broke one record and tied another, one for Wednesday's high temperature and another for Thursday morning's low. BWI Airport, the point of record for Baltimore, peaked at 36 degrees at 3:55 p.m., according to preliminary readings from...
  • A Smart Meter saved me money (just not the way BGE expected) [Letter]

    A Smart Meter saved me money (just not the way BGE expected) [Letter]
    A Smart Meter was recently installed on my house. I was skeptical as to whether this would help me save energy. As it turns out, I think it is. I live in a house with heat pumps and programmable thermostats. I have long been leery of claims that a...
  • This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall

    This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall
    Complaints from winter-worn Chicagoans are warranted. The weather for the past three months has broken into the top three snowiest and coldest winters on record. Between the months of December and February, known as the meteorological winter, 67.4...
  • Despite 'polar vortex', January was globe's warmest since 2007

    Despite 'polar vortex', January was globe's warmest since 2007
    While most of the continental United States shivered amid the "polar vortex" last month, globally, it was the fourth-warmest January on record and warmest since 2007. The average temperature was 1.17 degrees above the 20th century average of 53.6...