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  • Brush fires keep firefighters busy in Malibu area and Orange County

     
    Firefighters battled separate brush fires in Los Angeles and Orange counties Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A small fire reported shortly before noon near Encinal Canyon Road and Mulholland Highway burned 2 acres before it was extinguished about 1:...
  • Airplane contrails can reduce solar heating

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:A new study seems to confirm that airplane contrails can reflect sunlight into space, reducing daytime warming below. British researchers studied European weather data from stations below a huge flight of 700 Allied bombers and...
  • "Derecho" winds not expected to reach Baltimore

     
    Steve Zubrick, the science officer at the National Weather Service's forecast office in Sterling, Va., doesn't think the "derecho" winds that have caused damage in a swath across the Upper Midwest today will remain intact by the time they reach......
  • Maybe it's not the heat or the humidity

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Gene Ricks, in Glyndon, goes for lunchtime walks. He checks the temperature and heat index first “to see how much I’m going to swelter.” He’s noticed that a nice breeze makes a Heat Index of even 100.......
  • More records broken or tied Saturday

     
    Another record-hot day in Central Maryland.Saturday's high at BWI-Marshall Airport was 102 degrees. That tied the record set for this date in 1991. The downtown high looks like it was 103 degrees. Down at Washington-Dulles International Airport, they also...
  • Cutting off the grass

     
    Dear Lawn, Monday, you're on your own. Since the first thaw of spring I've been seeding you, weeding you (by hand) and watering you all in an effort to make you look respectable enough to save you from my wife's......
  • July 2011 looks like hottest on record for Baltimore

     
    It won't be official until all of today's numbers are in. But it looks from here like July 2011 will finish tonight as the hottest July on record for Baltimore.Through Saturday, the average temperature for the month at BWI-Marshall Airport......
  • Climate change and health: How vulnerable is your city?

     
    As temperatures rise, so could the threats to your health. Climate experts predict average temperatures in California could rise between 4.7 to 10.5 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century, potentially worsening illnesses related to extreme heat and...
  • Below-normal temps by 2nd half of the week

     
    Central Maryland could see a few showers and thunderstorms along with 90-degree weather during the next few days as a series of cold fronts approach, and pass through the area. But beyond Wednesday, skies should clear behind the last of......
  • The Dry Garden: How to water and mulch in the heat of summer

     
    Atop California gardeners' to-do list in August and September: irrigate and mulch....
  • Terrific rainstorm in downtown Baltimore

     
    It's been absolutely pouring in downtown Baltimore since shortly after 6 p.m. There were no warnings from the weather service. There is almost nothing showing on radar. But the streets are full of water, the visibility is much reduced in heavy......