| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Tropical disturbance, 8 p.m. Monday
OUTLOOK: A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is being given a high chance of developing over the next five days.
While it's too soon to say South Florida could be a target, models aim the system in this...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:41 PM
A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is expected to bring showers, storms and potentially heavy rain to South Florida, starting Tuesday and continuing into the weekend.
On Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave the low-pressure area a high...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:04 AM
When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible.
Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations.
National Hurricane Center, hurricanes.gov – This is...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:47 AM
As if we aren't jittery enough when tropical storms head our way, we also can watch disturbances approach up to five days in advance.
That's thanks to colorful graphics on the National Hurricane Center's website that identify systems that could grow...
| 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'...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain.
Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week.
Typhoon Rammasun struck the island province of Hainan on...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:52 AM
With the 2014 Atlantic storm season starting Sunday, potentially thousands of Floridians are unprepared to deal with a powerful storm, and Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, fears they could be in for a bad surprise.
He notes that...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Nancy Lacy looked out at the naked palm trees, the boulder-filled infinity pools and the concrete sea wall that once was and now wasn't.
"Wow," she said quietly from the reception area at her Cabo San Lucas hotel. "It's all gone."
Nearly one month...