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  • Meteorological fall was coolest since 2002

    Meteorological fall was coolest since 2002
    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...
  • Get Winter-Ready for the Road

     
    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......
  • Unseasonably warm today, but chills by Halloween

    Unseasonably warm today, but chills by Halloween
    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...
  • No end to Southland drought seen in winter rain forecast

    No end to Southland drought seen in winter rain forecast
    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...
  • Ask Tom: Why aren't normal daily temperatures reliable?

    Dear Tom, 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? Alan Bennington Dear Alan, "Normal" temperatures are average temperatures...
  • Ask Tom: What's city's highest wind speed?

    Dear Tom, What is the highest wind speed recorded for Chicago? — Miles Rose, Oak Park   Dear Miles, Excluding tornadoes where winds have approached 200 mph, the city's highest sustained wind was clocked at 87 mph from the northeast during...
  • Snow back in forecast, can another hard winter be far behind?

    Snow back in forecast, can another hard winter be far behind?
    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....
  • Summer of 2014 hottest on record, officially

    Summer of 2014 hottest on record, officially
    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,...
  • International summit just a first step on climate change

    International summit just a first step on climate change
     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...
  • Rain-soaked Broward saw record heat in July

    Rain-soaked Broward saw record heat in July
    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-...
  • August ranked as 4th-coolest on record amid mildest summer since 2000

    August ranked as 4th-coolest on record amid mildest summer since 2000
    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....