The United States sees an average of 1,000 tornadoes a year. The history and the latest research on American twisters.
Lawmakers say Ocean City's beach replenishment program proved its worth during Hurricane Sandy.
How local beachfront communities are preparing for the worst, and whether those efforts are enough in an increasingly unpredictable climate.
The destruction of the Ocean City pier was one of the more dramatic moments in the D.C. area when Hurricane Sandy made landfall, but efforts are already underway to restore the landmark.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 2011 east coast earthquake was felt over an area 20 times larger than previous research suggested.
Our region may have dodged the worst of Superstorm Sandy, but experts say now's the time to check your insurance policy to make sure you're covered when the next storm hits.
The effects of Sandy have mostly abated in the D.C. area, but out in western Maryland, as many as 3,900 homes remain without power after Superstorm Sandy dumped feet of snow on them.
A portion of Maryland's Assateague Island National Seashore has partially reopened, after sustaining storm damage last week.
Already the physical rebuilding has begun on the Eastern Shore in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. For those who felt the storm's effects most acutely, there comes emotional rebuilding as well.
The District is testing out a new program that will give plow drivers a live view of the streets they're covering, instead of relying on the old system of paper maps.
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