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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Windy with scattered showers today; sunny, cool Thanksgiving

    Windy with scattered showers today; sunny, cool Thanksgiving
    We should see a cool to mild Thanksgiving, with morning temperatures in the upper 50s and afternoon readings in the low to mid 70s, thanks to a cold front. It also is expected to be sunny and breezy. In other words, for those who aren't stuck inside...
  • Mayo: Thanksgiving wish -- Count blessings, not retail savings

      I hate Black Friday, and the way it has swallowed Thanksgiving Day. Needless to say, I didn't go shopping yesterday. Here's my Thursday print column, for your leftover consumption. Gobble-gobble. Things I'm grateful for, 2013 edition: I'm thankful...
  • Crystal Ball Cloudy With Chance Of Storm

    Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
  • Chase Padgett's 'Nashville Hurricane' in Eustis this weekend

    "Nashville Hurricane," a one-man show that debuted in the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2012, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 3-4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St., Eustis. The show was written by...
  • Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close

    Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close
    With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982. Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
  • Cassini's best images yet of the 'hexagon' on Saturn [Video]

    Cassini's best images yet of the 'hexagon' on Saturn [Video]
    Saturn's strange hexagon is coming into better focus. A six-sided weather pattern is churning over Saturn's north pole, and thanks to new data collected by NASA's Cassini mission, scientists -- and the rest of us -- can now see it with more clarity than...
  • Why so much heat this winter?

    Why so much heat this winter?
    Consider this Christmas cool-down a gift from Mother Nature, with temperatures forecast to dip into the low 60s this morning and the mid-70s this afternoon. It should be a refreshing change after two nights of record heat earlier this week, where...
  • Millions flee as 'possibly the most powerful' typhoon ever hits Philippines

    Millions flee as 'possibly the most powerful' typhoon ever hits Philippines
    The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land battered the Philippines' central islands on Friday, forcing millions of people to flee to safer ground or take refuge in storm shelters. Haiyan, a category-5...
  • Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week

    Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week
    It should be a breezy warm Veterans Day with a mix of sun and clouds and some isolated showers. By Wednesday night and Thursday morning, temperatures should dip into the mid 60s - the low 60s in far western areas, notably in Palm Beach County - courtesy...
  • Lesson of Typhoon Haiyan: Tackle climate change, or it will tackle us

    Lesson of Typhoon Haiyan: Tackle climate change, or it will tackle us
    Was man-made global warming responsible for Typhoon Haiyan? Or Superstorm Sandy? Or the recent flooding in Colorado? I don’t know. Neither do you. Neither do the scientists, really. It’s impossible to pin a specific weather event on...
  • No rush to jump on Christie bandwagon

    It's no secret why the media loves a new political star. It's so much easier than digging into serious issues and doing real reporting. Last year, for 15 minutes each, they went gaga over Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. But, no doubt about...