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File photo of a bull shark. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Two Bull Sharks Caught in Potomac River

A Southern Maryland fisherman caught two bull sharks near where the Potomac River flows into the Chesapeake Bay earlier this week.

08/21/2013

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 120 Dolphins Found Dead Off 5 States

Federal officials are investigating what’s causing an unusually high number of dolphin strandings on the East Coast.

08/08/2013

Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NOAA Trims Forecast for Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as federal forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.

08/08/2013

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Fed Study: Climate Change Continues, World Getting Warmer

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10.

08/07/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy churns off the coast of Florida on Oct. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Va.-Based Nat’l Weather Service Supercomputer To Improve Forecasts

Reston, Virginia is now home to a National Weather Service computer that can make 213 trillion calculations per second, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says will improve forecasts.

07/29/2013

A flooded street. (Photo credit: Chief Scott Graham/Montgomery County Fire Dept.)

Flash Flood Watch in Effect

As rain moves through the D.C. Metro area this afternoon and evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of region.

06/18/2013

More than six months after Superstorm Sandy, homes remain destroyed on May 14, 2013 near Mantoloking, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

NOAA Predicting Up To 6 Major Hurricanes

Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season.

05/23/2013

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing To Media, Public

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.

05/16/2013

File photo of a severe weather sign in Washington, D.C. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

NOAA: ‘This Is The Worst-Case Scenario’

NEW YORK (AP) — A strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed across the region of 50 million people, the floor […]

10/29/2012

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