| 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.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:35 AM
It was a most turbulent era.
Not only did it cover the Great Depression and the early years of World War II – the 13-year-stretch from 1931 to 1943 experienced some of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record.
| 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
| 9:45 AM
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 Tuesday...
| 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. ...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Expect a nice day with lots of sun and pleasant temperatures.
South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.
Central Florida's forecast: Partly sunny with highs in the low 80s, lows...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 8:50 AM
If another tropical storm forms in the Atlantic basin this season, it will be named Isaias.
The proper pronunciation: ees-ah-EE-ahs. Trying saying that five times fast.
I can see television weather forecasters stumbling all over this one. I'm having a...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Best hang onto your hat this Election Day, as winds are expected to gust to more than 20 mph. Because of the winds, beware of dangerous rip currents at the beaches.
South Florida's Tuesday forecast otherwise calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in...
| 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...