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  • Strong chance of below-normal cold forecast for next week

    Strong chance of below-normal cold forecast for next week
    An atmospheric pattern known to send Arctic air rushing southward is looking more likely next week, according to forecasters who have been monitoring the phenomenon. Around Jan. 21-25, colder-than-average temperatures are looking like a virtual...
  • First tornado confirmed for Maryland, in PG County

     
    A National Weather Service survey team has made the first confirmation of a Maryland tornado during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday.Damage indicated an EF-0 twister - the weakest category, with winds of 65 to 85 mph - touched down......
  • Northbound lanes of Interstate 15 reopened; brush fire along Cajon Pass continues to burn [Updated]

     
    North bound lanes of I-15 reopened after brush fire swept through the area. Three northbound I-15 lanes have reopened after a fast-moving brush fire along the Cajon Pass swept through the area, scorching more than 500 acres and prompting the evacuation of...
  • California trails in online tools for voters, study finds

     
    This post has been corrected. See below. Why would you want to be in Minnesota in November rather than in sunny California? Because Minnesota has far better online tools for voters than the Golden State, according to a new study......
  • Weather page: Times’ San Clemente temperatures are out to sea

     
    A reader in San Clemente noticed a pattern on the weather page. The reported temperatures for his city frequently were off 3 to 5 degrees and tended to be missing on weekends. Why wasn’t the temperature reported regularly, and from......
  • 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......