| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A "good Samaritan" rescued multiple passengers onboard a 45-foot cabin cruiser that caught fire and sank off Ocean City over the weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.
On Sunday, Coast Guard officials said, a boat named the Sea Witch caught fire and a...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The miniscule mollusks nestle into the sea grass like hidden Easter eggs. The larvae settle into the shallow flats of the Gulf of Mexico, growing to peak size around mid-August, the heart of Florida’s recreational bay scallop season, which runs...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly.
"I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The moon will be a little more neighborly than usual this weekend.
What astronomers call a supermoon will appear in the sky this weekend, reaching its pinnacle about 6:30 Sunday morning.
A supermoon, or perigee full moon, is when there's a full...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Jan 5, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The Shell drilling rig Kulluk has spent nearly five days aground near Sitkalidak Island and the Unified Command monitoring the situation announced Saturday that a tow plan was approved to move the rig 30 miles to Kiliuda Bay.
Weather and sea conditions...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Once again, the Shell drill rig Kulluk has a tow line after a salvage team successfully attached it Sunday afternoon, according to the Unified Command.
The vessel has spent nearly six days near Sitkalidak Island after running aground on New Year’...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:31 AM
NEWPORT BEACH (KTLA) — A so-called “King Tide” is being blamed for flooding in several coastal communities in Orange County on Thursday, according to KTLA.
The National Weather Service is forecasting high tides along with rip...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Hurricane season may still be months away, but the threat of flooding is already on the rise in Maryland, as documented by the latest reports on climate change released this week. Rising sea levels have raised the risk of coastal flooding, particularly...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:45 PM
We have a mystery on our hands — and an error to report — here on the Maryland Weather blog. I’ve received questions from astute reader Bob West in Ellicott City about dramatic fluctuation in Chesapeake Bay water temperatures, at least...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:36 AM
The 9th U.S. Coast Guard District seeks to remind those in the Great Lakes Region of ice and cold water safety precautions to take this winter, according to a news release.
Cold water is defined as any water colder than 70 degrees Fahrenheit,...