| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:20 AM
No automaker is currently offering a fully autonomous vehicle for sale to the public. If there were such a car or truck, it would be able to drive itself. Think of George Jetson’s vehicle, minus the aerial capabilities.
What we do have today is an...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday challenged Los Angeles residents, businesses and city agencies to cut water use by 20% over the next 21/2 years and warned of new water restrictions if conservation targets aren't met.
In announcing the plan, Garcetti said...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:46 AM
A tornado warning was issued for parts of Anne Arundel, Prince George's and Howard counties, including Laurel, Beltsville and Elkridge, as a severe storm moved through the region.
The warning was in effect until 1:30 p.m.
As much as 1-3 inches of rain...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A tropical cyclone named Gonzalo became the year's sixth hurricane as it moved through the Virgin Island on Monday afternoon.
The storm was about 20 miles southeast of St. Martin with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of Monday afternoon, and...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:43 AM
India began stocking shelters with rations, deploying disaster response forces and planning mass evacuations as an increasingly powerful cyclone hurtled towards its southeast coast on Thursday.
Cyclone Hudhud is moving in from the Bay of Bengal and is...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:28 PM
A super typhoon that currently has winds of more than 150 mph could make landfall in Japan this weekend, making it the second storm to head for the country in recent days.
Typhoon Vongfong on Tuesday was about 750 miles southeast of Okinawa, Japan, and...
| Oct 24, 2014
Ford plans to add pedestrian detection and auto-braking to its forward-collision warning system with a network of radars and windshield-mounted cameras. Dubbed Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, the technology debuts on the 2015 Ford Mondeo...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:09 AM
With minor flooding forecast Wednesday morning for Baltimore and elsewhere along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, there's a new warning that rising seas are likely to encroach more often and reach farther inland in coming decades.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Tropical Storm Simon off Baja Mexico is creating high surf along local beaches, prompting warnings of strong rip currents and possible coastal flooding.
The National Weather Service issued a warning Monday for high surf and strong rip currents along...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:43 AM
The National Weather Service is adjusting weather warning boundaries in Howard, Baltimore and Harford counties to reflect geographic differences that can cause wide weather variations.
The changes could help reduce false alarms and make advisories...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The heavy showers and thunderstorms aren't over just yet, meteorologists say.
A flood warning is in effect for Volusia County — where it's been raining since midnight.
According to the National Weather Service in Melbourne, Daytona Beach had a...