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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Hurricane Charley then & now pictures

    Hurricane Charley then & now pictures
  • Flood advisory issued for Broward, Miami-Dade

    Flood advisory issued for Broward, Miami-Dade
    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...
  • No break in heat; good chance of storms

    No break in heat; good chance of storms
    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...
  • Three hurricane preparation tips, can you beat them?

    Three hurricane preparation tips, can you beat them?
    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...
  • Hurricane readiness sales tax holiday begins Wednesday, May 25

    Hurricane readiness sales tax holiday begins Wednesday, May 25
    Beginning Wednesday, May 25, certain hurricane preparedness items will be exempt from sales tax during a 7-day tax holiday. The following items are exempt from sales tax during the holiday as long as the selling price is $60 or less. Artificial ice,...
  • Secure important paperwork before hurricane season starts

    Secure important paperwork before hurricane season starts
    With hurricane season starting Wednesday, now is the time to start rounding up important documents for safekeeping, including insurance policies and videos or lists documenting what you own. Cyberspace has made it easier for South Floridians to...
  • Hurricane center monitors Atlantic disturbance; no threat to land

    Hurricane center monitors Atlantic disturbance; no threat to land
    With nine days remaining before the official start of hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a disturbance in the Atlantic 650 miles southeast of Bermuda. For now, the disorganized blob of low pressure doesn't appear to be a threat...
  • Atlantic disturbance diminishes

    Atlantic disturbance diminishes
    No surprise, the disturbance in the Atlantic has all but dissipated, done in by strong upper-level winds. As of 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center gave it a near zero percent chance of developing into a subtropical system. The low-...
  • May 25, 2011

    May 25, 2011
    According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...
  • WSI: Hurricane likely to strike U.S. this year

    WSI: Hurricane likely to strike U.S. this year
    In the upcoming hurricane season, Weather Services International calls for 15 named storms, including eight hurricanes, or what would amount to a slightly more active season than normal. WSI, member of the Weather Channel Companies, predicts four of...
  • June 1 marks the start of hurricane season: Is Hampton Roads ready?

    June 1 marks the start of hurricane season: Is Hampton Roads ready?
    If the big one hits, are local governments ready? Hurricane season begins on June 1, and officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have predicted three to six major hurricanes in the Atlantic. While much attention is placed on...