| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Typhoon Hagupit weakened into a tropical storm Monday as it continued its slow march across the Philippines, leaving at least 22 people dead in its wake, according to the Red Cross.
The storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 53 mph with gusts of...
| 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 7, 2014
| 10:36 PM
Candles lit up the streets of the central Philippine city worst-hit by the strongest storm to make landfall as thousands remembered more than 6,300 people who died a year ago when typhoon Haiyan smashed into the country.
Before dawn on Saturday, more...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:19 PM
With the hurricane season ending Sunday, many around the country might be thinking, when did it even start?
Of the eight named storms this year, six of them were hurricanes and only one of them, Category 2 Hurricane Arthur in July, made landfall on...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
After decades of being battered, it's possible hurricanes are starting to veer away from Florida, experts say.
Of the 61 hurricanes that have formed in the past nine years, 37 have aimed north in the Atlantic toward such places as Canada, the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Nancy Lacy looked out at the naked palm trees, the boulder-filled infinity pools and the concrete sea wall that once was and now wasn't.
"Wow," she said quietly from the reception area at her Cabo San Lucas hotel. "It's all gone."
Nearly one month...
| 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
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?
| 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....