| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Meteorological fall ended Sunday, and the average temperature from September through November in Baltimore was the coolest since 2002.
Temperatures averaged 56.8 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport over those three...
| Dec 1, 2014
Just like every character in "Game of Thrones," we know that winter is coming. According to the 2015 Farmer's Almanac, this winter promises to be packed with freezing temperatures and above-average snowfall, which can only mean lots of fun on......
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Monday could be the warmest Oct. 27 in 74 years, but a cold front will drive temperatures down through the week and Halloween could see highs only in the 40s.
The high Monday is expected to be in the middle 70s, about 20 degrees above normal thanks to...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Southern California could see above-average rainfall this winter, but it won't be enough to shake the drought that is likely to persist or intensify in large swaths of the state, federal forecasters said Thursday.
"The drought has been so severe and...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:43 PM
It seems as if Chicago's normal daily temperatures aren't reliable because the actual high temperature on a day rarely matches the day's normal high. Your thoughts?
"Normal" temperatures are average temperatures...
| Oct 14, 2014
What is the highest wind speed recorded for Chicago?
— Miles Rose, Oak Park
Excluding tornadoes where winds have approached 200 mph, the city's highest sustained wind was clocked at 87 mph from the northeast during...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Snow has crept back into the forecast after taking only a four-month break.
It's a slight chance, and mostly around Rockford this weekend, but it doesn't take much to clench our teeth after last winter.
State climatologist Jim Angel says we can relax....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If the summer of 2014 felt unusually warm to you, you were right -- at least on a global level.
From June through August of 2014, the average temperature of our planet was 62.78 degrees Fahrenheit -- 1.28 degrees higher than the 20th century average,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:51 PM
As President Obama and more than 100 other heads of state gather Tuesday in New York to spotlight the severity of global warming and the need to act on it, the scene will be more pep rally than policy negotiation.
The meeting is a launchpad for the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:19 AM
Almost daily thunderstorms soaked Broward in July, a pattern that should continue for the rest of this week. But it was also abnormally steamy – with record heat in Fort Lauderdale.
The average temperature for July, recorded at Fort Lauderdale-...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:01 AM
The statistics are in, and one of Baltimore's coolest months of August on record helped make it the mildest summer here since 2000.
The average temperature at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in August was 72.5 degrees....