National Hurricane Center


O’Malley Declares State Of Emergency Due To Irene

Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Irene.



East Coast Checks Bridges, Readies Plans For Irene

All along the East Coast, officials are calculating what they need to do if Irene becomes the first major hurricane to strike there in seven years. A hurricane watch was issued Thursday for much of the North Carolina coast.


Bernadette Woods

BLOG: Humidity Will Start To Climb

Believe it or not, a cold front went through. It turned our winds around to the northwest, dropped our dewpoints/humidity significantly, but didn’t do much with the temperatures.


Bernadette Woods

BLOG: Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms

Rounds of rain and thunderstorms have been skirting across southern Maryland over to the Eastern Shore today. They are running along the stalled front.


Bernadette Woods

BLOG: Scattered Showers Coming Soon

Gorgeous sunshine gave way to some afternoon clouds and then a quick blast of showers and a few thunderstorms. That small batch of stormy weather came racing southeastward from PA, where it was much stronger.


(Credit: AP)

June 1 Marks Start Of Atlantic Storm Season

Coastal residents, you’ve been warned: Hurricane season has begun.