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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Hurricane in the Gulf next week? Probably not

    Hurricane in the Gulf next week? Probably not
    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,...
  • Cloudy and breezy today; mostly sunny weekend

    Cloudy and breezy today; mostly sunny weekend
    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...
  • Jac VerSteeg: Science isn't perfect, but at least it's trying

    Jac VerSteeg: Science isn't perfect,  but at least it's trying
    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? Then came...
  • New tropical wave forms, Hanna dissipates

    New tropical wave forms, Hanna dissipates
    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....
  • Atlantic disturbance given low chance to organize

    Atlantic disturbance given low chance to organize
    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. ...
  • Interactive map shows risk for storm surge during hurricane

    Interactive map shows risk for storm surge during hurricane
    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...
  • Bering Sea storm to trigger cold across U.S.

    Bering Sea storm to trigger cold across U.S.
    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. The weather...
  • It's official: You can break into your hurricane supplies

    It's official: You can break into your hurricane supplies
    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...
  • Tropical depression No. 9 forms off Mexico

    Tropical depression No. 9 forms off Mexico
    Tropical depression, 11 p.m. Tuesday OUTLOOK: 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....
  • 10 years after Charley, Central Florida's tree canopy springs back

    10 years after Charley, Central Florida's tree canopy springs back
    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'...
  • How to navigate hurricane center's site

    How to navigate hurricane center's site
    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...