| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Expect some rain and warm temperatures for much of this week, including Wednesday, Christmas Eve. There also might be a shower or two on Thursday, Christmas Day.
That's the result of a cold front that should cool down temperatures on Thursday night...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Bob Simpson was best known as being part of the team that created the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, where the monster storms are categorized from 1 to 5 based on how much damage they can leave.
But he was a giant in the field of meteorology,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Beginning next year, the National Hurricane Center will offer an experimental graphic that will show which coastal areas could be inundated by dangerous flooding and subject to a storm surge watch or warning.
The center, however, wouldn't actually be...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
The storm season is long over. But the National Hurricane Center still isn't taking a break.
Because they have to wrap-up the season past and prepare for the one upcoming, forecasters often work as hard during the offseason as they do when storms are...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:50 PM
MIAMI The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which ended Sunday, extended Florida's increasingly remarkable run: For the ninth straight year, the longest stretch on record, not a single hurricane struck the state.
It's the kind of lucky streak residents...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Sounds a bit like a James Bond movie: A low-key laboratory on Virginia Key in Miami now can receive signals from polar orbiting satellites as they pass overhead.
But there’s no evil plot to take over the world involved.
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
October is usually a pleasant month in South Florida with lots of sun and comfortable temperatures.
But this one might get off on the wrong foot - when it arrives on Wednesday - as there's a good chance of showers and storms most afternoons this week....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Tropically speaking, when the Eastern Pacific is active, the Atlantic tends to be slow.
That certainly has been the case this year.
So far, eight named storms, including six hurricanes, two major, have emerged in the Atlantic. Meanwhile, over in the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The mission: Determine where Tropical Storm Edouard might grow into a strong hurricane – and improve the forecast.
The method: Drop a series of highly specialized sensors from a hurricane hunter aircraft into the Atlantic in advance of the...