August 1, 2014; 10:51 AM ET
A type of potentially toxic algae known as "red tide" is blanketing an area roughly the size of Connecticut in the northeast part of the Gulf of Mexico. more >
A morning shower followed by a couple of thunderstorms around in the afternoon
Cloudy with widely separated thunderstorms
Rises at 6:53 AM with 13:15 of sunlight, then sets at 8:08 PM
Rises at 8:48 PM with 12:07 of moolight, then sets at 8:55 AM
Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.