| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The National Hurricane Center implores us not to look beyond its official forecast - as in, don't speculate about what a tropical system might do in the future.
Remind me to do that more often.
On Wednesday, one of the most reliable models, the GFS,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:05 AM
Expect more clouds and some scattered showers today, courtesy of tropical moisture streaming up from the Caribbean. It also should be breezy.
The weekend should be much nicer with plenty of sun and mild to warm temperatures.
South Florida's Friday...
| Oct 26, 2014
The vehicle in front of me flaunted a bumper sticker: "Global Warming is a Hoax." How, I scoffed, can someone in this day and time — and in a state as vulnerable as Florida — think weather scientists are perpetrating a hoax?
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:29 AM
New tropical wave: 11 p.m. Monday
OUTLOOK: A new tropical wave, a patch of clouds and thunderstorms, formed Monday east of the Caribbean Sea and is forecast to move northwest over the next few days. WHAT FLORIDA CAN EXPECT: Too soon to tell....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:08 AM
Tropical weather outlook, 2 a.m. Tuesday
OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical wave that's interacting with an upper-level trough stretching for a few hundred miles from the Lesser Antilles eastward over the Atlantic Ocean. ...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Interactive mapping that went live for the public Thursday shows eye-opening risk for storm surges caused by hurricanes.
For example, Central Florida communities along the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay would be heavily washed over by a...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The remnants of Tropical Storm Nuri will blast the Aleutian Islands with strong winds and high seas this weekend and later push cold air through Canada into the lower 48 states, a National Weather Service meteorologist said on Friday.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season ends on Nov. 30.
Unofficially, it's already over, at least in terms of any serious threats to South Florida.
How can I be so sure of this?
Because I asked Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Tropical depression, 11 p.m. Tuesday
Tropical Depression No. 9 is expected to approach the Mexican state of Campeche late Wednesday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued. In South Florida, more rain is expected over the next few days....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Driving down from Virginia in July 2004 to start their new lives in Poinciana, Josh Folb and his wife had this conversation:
"Hey, wait a minute. There are hurricanes in Florida," Josh said.
"They don't happen that often," replied Belinda Folb. "You'...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:23 AM
If you want tropical information straight from the source, visit the National Hurricane Center's web site, www.hurricanes.gov. While it's fairly easy to navigate, here are some pointers.
Start by checking the main blue map, which provides an overview of...