| 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 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 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 21, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Tropical depression, 11 p.m. Tuesday
Tropical Depression No. 9 is expected to approach the Mexican state of Campeche late Wednesday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued. In South Florida, more rain is expected over the next few days....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:41 PM
A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is expected to bring showers, storms and potentially heavy rain to South Florida, starting Tuesday and continuing into the weekend.
On Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave the low-pressure area a high...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Tropical disturbance, 8 p.m. Monday
OUTLOOK: A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is being given a high chance of developing over the next five days.
While it's too soon to say South Florida could be a target, models aim the system in this...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Can street flooding be crowdsourced?
Apparently so, as the Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch hones its Sea Level Rise app to enable the public to issue and receive real-time alerts about waterlogged streets.
When the app launches in a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Sept. 10 is the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season - the date on which a hurricane is most likely to be swirling in the Atlantic.
That's didn't happen this year.
No matter. Sept. 10 doesn't mean much to South Florida - because 60...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Heavy rains continued to blanket much of Hawaii on Sunday as Hurricane Ana weakened and headed away from the state, with flash-flood advisories remaining in place for several communities.
Forecasters at the National Weather Service listed the storm as a...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The storm spinning off the coast of Hawaii weakened slightly Saturday morning, but parks remain closed and tropical storm warnings are still in force in case the weather system makes landfall over the weekend.
The National Weather Service has designated...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A hurricane churning past Hawaii on Saturday pummeled the Pacific archipelago with heavy rain, strong gusts and dangerous surf but was skirting the islands without making a direct hit, the National Weather Service said.
Hurricane Ana was still a...