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