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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Graphic: Hurricane forecast vs. reality

    <b>Graphic:</b> Hurricane forecast vs. reality
  • Hurricane season begins, expect unlicensed contractors to go after your cash

    Hurricane season begins, expect unlicensed contractors to go after your cash
    Florida’s hurricane season officially begins Wednesday, and so does the season of unlicensed contractors, warns state officials. Bids from bad-acting contractors increase as people worry about installing storm shutters, fix roofs and repair fences. The...
  • Ask questions when you renew your insurance policy

    Florida hasn't been hit with a hurricane in more than five years, but property insurance premiums continue to rise. Insurers doubled and tripled insurance prices after the devastating 2004 and 2005 season, causing a backlash. Laws passed in 2007 and 2008...
  • Make sure hurricane protection products are approved

    Buying unapproved hurricane door and window coverings can leave you unable to obtain a building permit — and unsafe in a storm. How to protect yourself. Check the label: All approved hurricane protection products are required to carry some kind...
  • Gaby Sanchez named to NL All-Star team; only Marlins player selected

    Gaby Sanchez named to NL All-Star team; only Marlins player selected
    On Saturday when he was asked about the possibility of being named an All-Star, Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez said teammate Anibal Sanchez would get his vote. But National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy had the vote that counted, and Bochy used...
  • Tropical Storm Alberto emerges in Atlantic

    Tropical Storm Alberto emerges in Atlantic
    With less than two weeks to go before the official start of the hurricane season, the first tropical storm already has formed in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Alberto emerged seemingly out of nowhere about 140 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C., on...
  • Ready for hurricane? Don't forget your pet

    Ready for hurricane? Don't forget your pet
    With hurricane season starting June 1, don't forget to make arrangements for your pet in case of a storm. "People tend to think about people, but your pet needs to be taken care of also," said Lisa Mendheim, spokeswoman for Broward County Animal Care and...
  • Igor still at hurricane force, now 900 miles wide

     
    The amazing Igor continues to prowl the Atlantic. The gigantic storm has lost its tropical engine, but it remains a formidible storm, with top winds of 80 mph, and a breadth that has now topped 900 miles.Hurricane Warnings are posted for parts......
  • Five college football games to watch in Week 4

     
    Five college football games to watch in Week 4 Another busy week in college football. Here are five games to keep an eye on in Week 4....
  • Will tropical systems end Maryland's drought?

     
    The new Drought Monitor map for this week is in, and for the first time since April 2009 it shows the entire state to be unusually dry. Nearly one-third of the state's geography is in moderate to extreme drought, with......
  • What we learned from Miami’s win over Pittsburgh

     
    What we learned from Miami's win over Pitt Miami's defense overwhelmed Pittsburgh, shutting down Dion Lewis en route to a 31-3 win over the Panthers Thursday night....