| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:43 PM
After spending a day in the field, meteorologists for the National Weather Service have determined that at least 16 tornadoes struck Illinois and northwest Indiana on Sunday, as Gov. Pat Quinn declared six more counties as state disaster areas,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:27 PM
Sometimes, life is grand. We accomplish our goals, are in happy relationships and love our jobs. Other times, life is complicated and takes a tremendous amount of effort not to become overwhelmed. That’s when we dream of running away from all that&...