| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:47 AM
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:
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
"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...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:13 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:04 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...