• NOAA releases Atlantic hurricane season forecast

    Forecasters expect a slower-than-average Atlantic hurricane season this year.

  • Scientists measuring height of Washington Monument

    For the first time in 80 years, scientists are posting equipment at the peak of the Washington Monument to measure the obelisk\’s height.

  • NOAA kicks off Lightning Safety Week

    NOAA wants residents to brush up on their knowledge of lightning safety, considering June, July and August are peak months for lightning storms and lightning deaths.

  • Hurricane season likely to be active

    Hold on to your hat! Hurricane season is here. So what can you expect this year?

  • Pepco readies for hurricane season

    With forecasters predicting an active hurricane season, Pepco\’s is bracing for the storms. But the company is still battling a public perception based on past storm response problems.