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Maryland WeatherI've been working on a story about the growing potential for oil spills from old shipwrecks off the U.S. coast, many sent to the bottom during 1942, when German U-boats lay off the coast attacking coastal shipping. So, I was......
KickingTiresSince Japan???s earthquake and tsunami, we???ve learned a little more each day about where many of the materials for our cars come from. Even the paint that coats cars and trucks is impacted, at least on Ford and Nissan vehicles.......
Tags: Japan, USA Today, Lincoln, Tsunamis, Disasters and Accidents
Maryland WeatherSteve 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......
Maryland WeatherTropical Storm Bret, the second named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season, is smacking the northwest Bahamas with heavy rains and wind. But the tempest is not expected to head for U.S. shores. The latest advisory from the National Hurricane......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsWith $150,000 from Florida???s Division of Emergency Management, the city of Delray Beach will provide hurricane-proof improvements for about 20 homes in need of work. The grant came from the Florida???s Residential Construction Mitigation Program,...
Maryland WeatherForecasters in the National Hurricane Center in Miami are watching another stormy region of the northwest Caribbean today. While it's given only a 20 percent chance of becoming a named storm in the next 48 hours, the disturbance is expected......
Maryland WeatherThe fourth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season formed today in the southern Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Don was located about 120 miles north of Cozumel, Mexico, and 755 miles east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane......
Maryland WeatherTropical Storm Emily was looking a bit disheveled this morning, with no increase in strength and increasing signs of disorganization as the storm approached Hispaniola. Top sustained winds remained at 50 mph.The storm's primary threat to the island's...
Tags: Floods, Tropical Storms, Florida, Cruises, Hispaniola
Maryland WeatherThe National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Emily, which struck the island of Hispaniola Thursday, has degenerated into a tropical low after colliding with the island's mountains. Forecasters said they have not pronounced Emily dead yet:"THERE IS...
Tags: Tropical Storms, Floods, Disasters and Accidents, Bahamas, Cuba
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:It’s easy to dismiss the risks of hurricane strikes, especially when three years have passed since the last one (Ike) struck the U.S. But the dangers are there every summer, and they’re real. Consider: Eight of the....
KickingTiresMay was a tough month for automakers still reeling from the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and high gas prices. Still, one man's loss is another man's gain, and automakers like Hyundai, Ford, Chevy and Chrysler are......
Maryland WeatherTropical Storm Gert - the seventh named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season - was still churning up the Atlantic well east of the Delmarva Peninsula on Tuesday. But the storm was moving briskly off to the northeast at 30 mph,......
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