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Meteorological Disasters

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  • National Hurricane Center now on Twitter

    National Hurricane Center now on Twitter
    For those who want tropical news in 140 characters or less, the National Hurricane Center is now on Twitter. The hurricane center will tweet whenever it issues public advisories on tropical systems or outlooks on potential disturbances. It also will let...
  • Caribbean system becoming disorganized

    Caribbean system becoming disorganized
    That low pressure system in the Caribbean has become somewhat disorganized, and there's now a 30 per cent chance it will be a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours, the National Hurricane Center reported in its 2 a.m. update. Early Tuesday the system...
  • Disturbance weak but might bring rain to Florida; Adrian forms in eastern Pacific

    Disturbance weak but might bring rain to Florida; Adrian forms in eastern Pacific
    For the past week, the disturbance in the Caribbean has been up and down, pulsating in strength and organization. Starting Tuesday and continuing early Wednesday, it was down and appearing less likely to grow into a bona fide tropical system. In its 2...
  • Florida's two largest private home insurers deemed weak at start of hurricane season

    Florida's two largest private home insurers deemed weak at start of hurricane season
    The state’s two largest private insurers – State Farm Florida and Universal Property & Casualty – are in poor financial shape, according to Weiss Ratings, a firm that evaluates the financial health of companies. The companies were among...
  • Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today

    Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today
    South Florida remains stuck in a nice weather pattern, meaning we're probably not going to see much rain over the next few days -- and we need rain. Wednesday's forecast: Mostly sunny and breezy with highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s....
  • Deadly Caribbean disturbance now just a rainmaker

    Deadly Caribbean disturbance now just a rainmaker
    The Caribbean disturbance is on its last legs. In its tropical outlook issued at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center gave the expansive elongated area of low pressure a near zero chance of developing. Even so, the system is drifting...
  • Hurricane center: Tropics quiet

    Hurricane center: Tropics quiet
    For the first time since the hurricane season started -- eight days ago -- the tropics are quiet. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center discontinued monitoring the large disturbance in the Caribbean, and noted on its main blue map: "No...
  • Walk-off homer lifts Hurricanes to title

    Jimmy Meehan hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday to give the Miami Hurricanes a 7-6 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in the championship game of the Majors Division tournament at Huntington Valley Little League. Both...
  • Hurricane Adrian Strengthens in Pacific

    Hurricane Adrian Strengthens in Pacific
    MEXICO CITY -- Hurricane Adrian, the first of the 2011 Pacific season, became a category 3 storm on Thursday as it moved out to sea to the northwest, away from Mexico's coastline. The hurricane, with 115 mph/(185 kph) winds, was "well off the Pacific...
  • Risk For Severe Storms

    Risk For Severe Storms
    Reminder about the FOX 4 Weathering The Storm Seminar @ Union Station's Extreme Theater on Saturday the 18th from 9AM to about Noon. A benefit for the Tornado Victims in MO/KS. 1st come...1st serve, tickets are free but we're asking for a $5 donation to...
  • Breezy and hot today; better chance of rain over weekend

    Breezy and hot today; better chance of rain over weekend
    We're now two weeks past the official start of rainy season, and the skies have yet to open up. The hot and mostly dry weather likely will continue on Friday. The forecast: Mix of sun and clouds with highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s....