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  • Cajon Pass fire grows to 800 acres; southbound lanes of I-15 still closed [Updated]

     
    A brush fire along the Cajon Pass has grown to about 800 acres, with mandatory evacuations still in effect in some areas while the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 are expected to remain closed until at least Saturday morning, officials said....
  • Clean natural gas? Not so fast, study says

     
    “Relying more on natural gas would reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, but it would do little to help solve the climate problem,” says Wigley, who is also an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide in Australia. “It would be many...
  • U.S. endures second-hottest summer on record

     
    Texas had its driest summer on record, with a statewide average of 2.44 inches of rain, more than five inches below the long-term average, and one inch less than the previous driest summer in 1956. New Mexico had its second driest summer and Oklahoma...
  • Dense fog forecast for Friday morning commute

     
    Southern California weather: dense fog expected to snarl traffic in Friday commute....
  • Why do some temperature records endure?

     
    FR0M TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The human brain is wired to seek patterns in its environment. From babyhood we look for faces, and see them everywhere – in clouds, wallpaper, even rock profiles. I see and wonder about patterns in weather statistics....
  • EPA scolded on greenhouse gas report review process

     
    We concluded that the technical support document that accompanied EPA’s endangerment finding is a highly influential scientific assessment and thus required a more rigorous EPA peer review than occurred. EPA did not certify whether it complied...
  • It takes two storms for a record soaking

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Continuing today with more wet-weather statistics from the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. Science Officer Steve Zubrick points out that it was Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee that made Aug. 13-Sept. 11...
  • NWS forecasts may be just a starting point

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Dotti Fielder, in Catonsville, asks: “Why is it that forecasts on TV, The Baltimore Sun, online, etc. at any given time or day give different highs/lows, percent of precipitation expected. Don’t all forecasters...
  • Second-coldest start to October here since 1899

     
    Darn right it's cold. Steve Zubrick, science officer at the National Weather Service regional forecast office in Sterling, Va. says this has been the second-coldest two-day start to an October in Baltimore in 112 years.Steve said the two-day average...
  • Dense fog advisory issued; motorists urged to drive safely

     
    A dense-fog advisory has been issued for Los Angeles County coastal cities from Malibu to Long Beach....
  • Severe weather threat later today

     
    Forecasters have dialed back their predictions for rain totals from the twin lows that will be affecting Central Maryland Wednesday. But there remains some threat of severe weather for some locations later in the day. Moderate coastal flooding may also...