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Super Typhoon Haiyan smashes into Philippines

Four people killed as a typhoon thought to be the most powerful ever to make landfall hits the Philippines, bringing with it winds close to 200 miles per hour<p>A typhoon thought to be the most powerful ever to hit land battered the central Philippines on Friday, forcing hundreds of thousands of …

Arctic sea-ice minimum is sixth smallest on record

Any day now, the annual thaw of Arctic sea ice will peak and make it official: the minimum extent of ice in 2013 will be the sixth lowest since …

Death Toll At 80 And Likely To Rise As Storms Slam Mexico

On 'Morning Edition': Host Renee Montagne talks with the AP's Michael Weissenstein<p><b>Listen · 4:00</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>Mud slides, flash floods and rising waters are proving to be a deadly combination in the mountains near Acapulco, Mexico, where dozens of people have died in recent days as a …

Mexico: hurricane bears down on coast reeling from storms

Tropical storm Manuel has surged to hurricane strength off Mexico's Pacific coast, with the potential to strengthen further before crashing ashore in a country already reeling from deadly storms.<p>Packing top sustained winds of almost 75 miles per hour, "some slight strengthening is possible before …

New massive earthquake rocks southwest Pakistan

A major earthquake rocked Pakistan's southwest Saturday, sending people running into the street in panic just days after another quake in the same region killed 359 people, officials said.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey said on its website that a 6.8 magnitude quake was felt in Pakistan's southwestern …

US Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Karen

<b>Residents along the US Gulf Coast have been placed on alert as an approaching tropical storm threatens damaging winds, heavy rain and high tides.</b><p>Oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico have also started shutting production as Tropical Storm Karen sweeps in.<p>The White House said the Federal Emergency …

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Scientists May Have Source For A.D. 1257 'Mystery Eruption'

Scientists think they've identified the source of a massive volcanic eruption that occurred in A.D. 1257 and spread telltale traces across the globe.<p>The culprit in the "mystery eruption" appears to be the Samalas volcano, part of the Mount Rinjani Volcanic Complex on Indonesia's Lombok Island, an …

Here's Something Congress Can Agree On: Helium

With the government on the brink of a shutdown, Republicans and Democrats in Congress have come together to compromise on helium. Legislation passed late last week will keep the gas used in party balloons flowing from a national reserve.<p>The helium bill's passage shows that compromise is still …

Is Living With Extreme Wildfires The New Normal?

It has been a deadly year for the people who fight wildfires. In total, 32 people have lost their lives fighting fires in 2013; the highest number in nearly 20 years, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.<p>Just one incident accounts for most of those deaths, the Yarnell Hill fire in …

Associated Press News

Australian bush fires: Military probes link to Lithgow blaze

<b>Australia's military is investigating whether a training exercise using explosives may have started one of the huge bush fires burning in the state of New South Wales.</b><p>The exercise took place at a base near the town of Lithgow in the Blue Mountains region on Wednesday.<p>It was the same day that a …

Australia

Super-large-scale solar installations are surging in the US

Don’t write Big Solar off yet. With the plunge in photovoltaic panel prices, US utilities that once enthusiastically signed deals for massive solar power plants to be built in the desert began to favor small installations deployed near cities that don’t require the construction of …

Renewable Energy

Air-movement pattern portends US heatwaves

Large-scale atmospheric circulation system signals greater chance of extreme heat weeks later.<p>Scientists studying US climate models have identified …

Associated Press News

Travel warnings as UK braced for severe storm and rain

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Australian bushfires: weather set to worsen after respite

High temperatures and winds are likely to mean a heightened fire danger for days in New South Wales as firefighters battle some of the most destructive bushfires ever to strike Australia's most populous state.<p>The fires have killed one man, destroyed 208 homes and damaged another 122 since Thursday, …

Weather Service Issues Frost Advisory for Overnight

The temperature is dropping, making for some cool nights and colder early mornings.<p>A frost advisory is in effect for 2-9 a.m. Thursday, so take steps …

National Weather Service

<b>Today</b><p>Rain. Temperature falling to around 35 by 3pm. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. …

Brrrr! Weather Service Issues Freeze Watch for Harford

A freeze watch means temperatures below freezing are possible, according to the National Weather Service.<p>On Wednesday, snow that looked like "little …

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Sweater Weather | 7 Sweaters for the Fall/Winter Season

Model Images – Bekah Jenkins by Libby Gray<p><b>Sweater Style</b> – Cool days are finally here and it’s time for sweater weather. Whether you’re pairing a …

Clothing

Talking Horses: weather wipes out racing

The scope for today's Talking Horses has been severely curtailed by the fact that no horse racing will take place in Britain today, following the overnight rain. There seems to be a certain amount of chatter this morning about the extent of the storm being exaggerated but there was easily enough …

Bad News for Storm-Battered Europe: There’s More Extreme Weather on the Horizon

Europe began this week bracing itself against one of the most powerful storms in years. Gusts of 99 m.p.h. trailed across parts of southern Britain …

Despite Flak, Weather Channel Will Still Name Winter Storms

This winter, Hercules, Titan, Vulcan or Ulysses may clobber your town with snow, winds and disruption. If everything goes according to plan, they'll …

NASA's James Hansen: Data Proves Global Warming is Causing Crazy Weather

James E. Hansen, head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, declared Aug. 3 that a new study by him and colleagues Makiko Sato and Reto …

Climate Change

Halloween weather, parade forecast and a sunrise solar eclipse

Here comes the wind. We haven’t had a real weather event around here in months. We did have some big thunderstorms over the summer or some heavy rain …

Weather App Brings Grumpy Cat to Your Daily Forecast

It's going to be cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms today, and Grumpy Cat is pretty pleased about that — at least in this new app.<p>Released Monday, …

The weather in October

October's weather can be summed up as mild, cloudy and wet. It was the warmest October since 2006, the dullest since 2005 and the wettest since 2000. Rain frequently fell, often heavily and accompanied by strong winds, as a series of vigorous low pressure systems travelled eastwards across the …

Clever Frog Weathers Storm Under Tiny Umbrella

Who else needs a mini-break from all the royal baby hoopla, political scandals and binge-watching of <i>Orange is the New Black</i>? Don’t worry. They’ll all …

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This Week's Weather Forecast for Wheaton

Find out what is expected for weather this week in Wheaton.<p>More from Wheaton Patch<p>Up next on Wheaton Patch

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