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  • Don't let chilly ending fool you; California was toasty in 2014

    Don't let chilly ending fool you; California was toasty in 2014
    A cold snap this week brought snow and freezing temperatures to much of California during the final days of the year, but for the most part 2014 was hot. In fact, it was the warmest year for California since record-keeping began in 1877. The average...
  • Dry season: Less rain, more breeze in South Florida

    Dry season: Less rain, more breeze in South Florida
    Get ready for a lot of bad hair days in the months ahead. South Florida tends to see its breeziest weather during the dry season because of the steady arrival of cold fronts, the National Weather Service said. Yet overall, Florida is one of the least...
  • How much will heavy rains ease California's drought?

    How much will heavy rains ease California's drought?
    As the biggest rainstorm in years slams into California, some are wondering how much it will mitigate California's epic drought. The rain will definitely help. But by any measure, the drought is far from over. The storm is expected to dump 2 to 8...
  • Amid record global warmth, Baltimore on pace for coldest year in at least a decade

    Amid record global warmth, Baltimore on pace for coldest year in at least a decade
    Though the globe is expected to have its warmest year on record, in Baltimore, 2014 is pacing to be the coldest year since at least 2003, if not 1996. Through November, the average temperature at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
  • December has seen persistent cloudiness — but above-average temperatures

    Friday marked the twelfth day this month with no sunshine registering on veteran observer Frank Wachowski's official Chicago sunshine recorder. Cloudiness is expected to persist the next few days, possibly jeopardizing the record of 16 sunshine-free...
  • California needs more rain, any way you count it

    California needs more rain, any way you count it
    So how many more storms like the ones California experienced this week would it take to end the drought? The easy answer is: a lot. But the more complex answer involves looking at historic rain patterns and reservoir levels in different parts of the...
  • Ask Tom: What was city's greatest temperature deviation from normal?

    Dear Tom, What was the city's greatest temperature deviation from normal on any day in its history? — Allen Moody, Island Lake Dear Allen, The date was Christmas Eve in 1983, the coldest day in Chicago's history based on the average temperature....
  • Rain barely made a dent in California drought

    Rain barely made a dent in California drought
    Fall has arrived, but in Southern California, warm, dry conditions remain. While the state has received some rain in recent weeks, the overall picture remains largely unchanged. Q: How did we do in October? Last month was the third-warmest October...
  • Lake records nearly 7 inches of rain in 'rare occurrence'

    Mother Nature dumped several inches of rain on Lake County this week. The Lake County Water Authority measured 6.75 inches of rainfall over the past two days based on numbers collected from three facilities near Astatula, Leesburg and Groveland, said...
  • Los Angeles can expect a sunny and warm Thanksgiving

    Los Angeles can expect a sunny and warm Thanksgiving
    People who endured the busiest travel day of the year Wednesday will be rewarded with good weather until at least Sunday night in the Los Angeles area, although there may be showers in San Francisco starting Saturday, according to the National Weather...
  • 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...