| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:21 AM
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon today announced President Obama has approved his request for a major disaster declaration for Missouri as a result of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and prolonged flooding that...
| Feb 11, 2013
Tom Nervine, Lehigh County's director of emergency services, announced today that he plans to retire next month. Nervine, according to a county news release, has helmed the emergency management department since 2005. He's often thrust into the spotlight...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:56 PM
With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House.
Since 1960, only one...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:51 PM
An urban flood advisory issued for Broward and Miami-Dade counties until 8:30 p.m. on Friday has been canceled.But all is not sunny: Expect a cloudy wet weekend.
Because of that disturbance in the Gulf, portions of south Florida can expect 4 to 6 inches...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:08 AM
As previously noted, Miami has been sweating through a record string of days with 90-degree plus temperatures.
Doesn't look like the streak will end anytime soon.
Tuesday's forecast for Miami and the rest of South Florida: Partly sunny with highs in the...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Getting ready for hurricane can be fun if you apply your creativity, experience and word-of-mouth tips. Think of it as taking on Mother Nature's worst, and winning.
Here are three preparation tips passed on by local readers and retailers:
1. Keep a...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:30 AM
A new hurricane season has already started and South Floridians need to plan how to safeguard their valuables -- including financial documents and tax records.
Mike Dobzinski, the Plantation spokesman for the Internal Revenue Services gives a trio of ...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Here's one South Florida money-saving tip: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season.
A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food. Just ask the South...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Tropical Storm Emily reminds us: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season.
A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food, said Marilyn Gordon, a...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:30 AM
You may want to buy shutters now to prepare for the hurricane season -- if you can find them.
Not all stores stock them especially since South Florida hasn't had a serious threat after Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Some chain stores, for example, may have...