| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
One day last fall, while ag engineer Dan Humburg was perched atop a combine during sunflower harvest in central South Dakota, the grower operating the machine stopped at the end of the field and asked, “Do you smell that?”
The South Dakota State...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Somerset County maple producers said the weather for this year's maple season left them with less syrup than usual.
"It's been a weird year," said Eric Arnold of Arnold's Sugar Camp in Rockwood.
The weather this winter was finicky, with colder-than-...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Meteorological spring 2013 ended with a burst of heat in Baltimore but, overall, saw normal temperatures, according to National Weather Service data. Rainfall, however, was a few inches below normal.
The average temperature from March through May was...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane!
Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck."
Very appropriate, since I am sure...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:29 PM
South Florida is unlikely to ever see a tornado as devastating as the one that tore through Oklahoma on Monday. The atmospheric conditions aren’t conducive here.
Yet the region could see a Category 5 hurricane, which could pack winds almost as...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Well, well, what have we here? A disappointing early spring perhaps?
It just so happens that many are frustrated with what's been happening lately, but at least the gravel is getting picked up.
Record snowfall in the winter of 2011-2012 was followed...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:40 AM
March 2013 brought a chill to Maryland and much of the eastern U.S., but the global average temperature for the month was meanwhile 10th warmest on record, according to U.S. climate researchers.
Around here, March temperatures were about 3 degrees below...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Maryland skipped over spring and went straight to summer-like weather Tuesday, as a "Bermuda high" system more common to June or July created a chance for record-breaking heat on Wednesday.
Temperatures reached 85 degrees at Baltimore-Washington...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - What a difference a year makes. Statewide, March 2013 in South Dakota was cooler and wetter than a year ago, where extremely warm temperatures contributed to a record warm year nationally and eventual drought development in South Dakota.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:01 AM
After a brief warm-up this weekend, chilly temperatures are expected to delay spring weather until about mid-April, according to climate forecasters. March is meanwhile all but assured to be more of a fourth month of winter than a first month of spring....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Consistent rain and slowly melting snow this spring have mostly alleviated the drought in northeastern South Dakota, Aberdeen ag officials said.
Today marks the last day of spring, but showers might not be finished. According to the National Weather...