Hurricanes: Hermine, 1944, and the price of progress

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Waves up to 25 feet high crashed on the Atlantic City surf, smashing the world’s most famous promenade into perilous chunks of debris... Read more

World temperature stays on hot streak

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The warming levels aren’t quite as robust as they were during the winter months, but last month was the warmest August on record in the... Read more

Louisiana aftermath: Anonymous devastation

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Seven storms, including three hurricanes, have earned names so far this year in the Atlantic Basin by generating winds of at least 39 m.p.h... Read more

Hurricane season: Rush hour in the Atlantic

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As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Tropical Storm Gaston is just a few puffs away from becoming the season’s third hurricane. Its peak winds were... Read more

Winter hors d’oeuvres in fall outlook

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Everything we’ve encountered regarding long-range forecast has provided convincing evidence that nature’s secrets remain safe. Nevertheless... Read more

Got allergies? It could be a rough week

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With Monday’s 24-hour sample, officially the Asthma Center’s listed the ragweed-pollen count as “moderate.” But that... Read more

Global temperatures: July sets another record

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Not since the Bicentennial year, when Gerald Ford was in the White House, have July temperatures finished below 20th Century global averages... Read more

Hurricane season: Fiona born; traffic building?

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Based on climatology, a good 75 to 80 percent of the tropical-storm activity in the Atlantic Basin is still ahead. And some signs point to... Read more