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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • 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. ...
  • NOAA predicts slow Atlantic hurricane season

    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...
  • Tour promotes hurricane awareness

    Tour promotes hurricane awareness
    Top hurricane forecasters launched a five-city tour Monday, riding in a WP-3 Orion turboprop. Their mission: urge Gulf Coast residents to brace for the upcoming storm season. "The United States was spared from a hurricane last year, but that does not...
  • Peak of hurricane season doesn't mean much to South Florida

    Peak of hurricane season doesn't mean much to South Florida
    Sept. 10 is the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season - the date on which a hurricane is most likely to be swirling in the Atlantic. That's didn't happen this year. No matter. Sept. 10 doesn't mean much to South Florida - because 60...
  • 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....
  • 'Invests' are part of hurricane jargon

    'Invests' are part of hurricane jargon
    Thanks in part to social media, many people these days take words like "failure" or "invitation" and cut them down to size for phrases like "epic fail" or "where's my invite?" Well, Twitter fans and texters, the National Hurricane Center was all over...
  • The heart of the hurricane season is here

    The heart of the hurricane season is here
    The mean season has arrived. During the 10-week stretch from mid-August through October, the most powerful storms tend to form in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. It's also when South Florida is most likely to be struck. "Almost all South...
  • Gulf disturbance given high change of developing

    Gulf disturbance given high change of developing
    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...
  • Disturbance could soak South Florida

    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...