| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It should be a nice Columbus Day weekend to play outdoors with lots of sun and little chance of rain. It also should be breezy.
South Florida's Friday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 23 mph. While there is...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Fourteen hurricanes, a record eight of them major, have emerged so far this season — in the Eastern Pacific.
That's good news for hurricane-prone South Florida because whenever the Pacific is extremely busy, the Atlantic storm season is generally...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Tropical Storm Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Monday
OUTLOOK: Gonzalo sped up its westward progress and is forecast to become a hurricane by Tuesday. It is expected to continue to move west through Monday. A turn to the west-northwest is forecast on Monday night. The...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A tropical cyclone named Gonzalo became the year's sixth hurricane as it moved through the Virgin Island on Monday afternoon.
The storm was about 20 miles southeast of St. Martin with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of Monday afternoon, and...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:40 PM
One to 2 inches of rain had fallen across the Chicago area Tuesday evening, but metro rainfall totals may approach 3 inches before rain finally ends late Wednesday. Officially at O'Hare International Airport, 1.1 inches had fallen by 8 p.m. Tuesday, the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:22 AM
Hurricane Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Wednesday
OUTLOOK: Hurricane Gonzalo has turned into a Category 3 storm and, according to the National Hurricane Center, could become a Category 4 storm by Thursday. On its current track, Gonzalo poses a threat to Bermuda...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Get ready for a lot of bad hair days in the months ahead.
South Florida tends to see its breeziest weather during the dry season because of the steady arrival of cold fronts, the National Weather Service said.
Yet overall, Florida is one of the least...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The West Baltimore home of a defunct century-old book publisher that once commanded offices in Chicago and San Francisco will go on the auction block Wednesday — a casualty of Hurricane Katrina, technological change and even the "For Dummies"...
| 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,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
As a tropical cyclone churned the Atlantic Ocean this month, a drone watched from above, dropping a paper-towel-roll-sized set of sensors attached to a parachute through the clouds on a 20-minute, 10-mile journey.
The instruments revealed dry air low in...