WASHINGTON (AP) — El Nino this winter will leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California, forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration issued…
WASHINGTON — Solar storms affect everything from GPS for airplanes to the power grid on the ground. Scientists watch out for them 24/7. But until now, the best they could do was send a warning just an hour…
Forecasters expect a slower-than-average Atlantic hurricane season this year.
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 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.
Hold on to your hat! Hurricane season is here. So what can you expect this year?
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.