It’s all happening at the zoo – at night during the holidays

WASHINGTON – Each holiday season since 2007, after the animals go to sleep, the rest of the Smithsonian National Zoo comes to life as a colorful winter wonderland.  More than half a million LED lights are transforming the zoo’s grounds…

Climate change threatens flooding and hurts crabbing in Maryland

The effects of climate change are hitting Maryland hard. University of Maryland Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Associate Professor Tim Canty says climate change has already played a role in Ellicott City’s floods.

NOAA releases prediction for the upcoming winter

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that this winter will be pretty standard. It could be wetter than normal, meaning rain and snow, thanks to El Niño.

Washington’s cherry blossoms finally hit their peak

The region’s extended winter weather hasn’t been kind to one of the area’s biggest spring attractions. But, Washington’s cherry blossoms have finally hit their peak period and visitors say it was worth the wait.

Maryland shows off new snow plow and infrared reader

The Maryland State Highway Administration is preparing for winter with improved technology that the agency said will clear roads more efficiently, curb salt usage and provide more information to drivers.

Remember when Phil predicted more winter?

Punxsutawney Phil’s streak of inaccurate predictions seems to continue as today’s 73 degree high in College Park leans more toward spring than winter.

Maryland Officials Seek Federal Aid for Blizzard Costs

The Maryland congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting federal assistance to cover costs related to last month’s storm.

Montgomery County Has Mock Snow Day to Prepare for Inclement Weather

The Division of Highway Services in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation conducted an all-day exercise to test the preparedness of the County’s snow plans and fleet.

Flu Is Around the Corner, So Experts Urge Marylanders to Get Their Shots

Flu vaccines expected to provide better protection this flu season

Chesapeake Bay Watermen Battle With Cold and Ice

This winter’s combination of cold and ice are making life difficult for Chesapeake Bay watermen.