| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms.
Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Some homeowners fearful of high hurricane winds damaging their residences believe they have found a solution.
They have opted to build circular-style homes manufactured by Deltec in Asheville, N.C.
Although Deltec's homes are often described as...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:29 PM
If you moved to South Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and are wondering what the big deal is about storm season, a free Hurricane Expo in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday will help get you motivated to prepare.
It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Thousands of properties would be added to flood zones in Palm Beach County under proposed new federal flood maps.
Although 35,891 parcels would be removed, 62,041 would be added because they at least border a Special Flood Hazard Area, according to a...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:25 AM
UPDATE: The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that the the digital maps of the preliminary Palm Beach County flood zone were mailed the day after the paper maps were mailed.
"The county and communities are free to post them on their...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The White House is expanding a public campaign aimed at dispelling rumors in the U.S. and Latin America about its rules regarding deportation of young immigrants — part of an effort to slow the rising number of minors crossing into the U.S....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Connecticut towns have experienced some rough few years weather-wise, with the unprecedented October 2011 snowstorm and hurricanes Irene and Sandy not that far behind us. Without heat or electricity, gas for vehicles, and, in many cases, water from the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Homeowners in Palm Beach County are about to find out whether they'll still need to buy flood insurance.
Federal officials in the next few weeks will release preliminary flood zone maps for the county, the first done in more than 30 years.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore.
The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Public meetings over Palm Beach County's proposed federal flood maps have ended. Now what?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency had four open houses this week to explain the first map revisions in more than 30 years. The maps help determine whether...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Thousands of Palm Beach County homes will be taken out of flood zone maps in a preliminary federal plan, county officials said.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday evening posted the proposed maps for the county on the agency's new Flood...