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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Jac VerSteeg: Science isn't perfect, but at least it's trying

    Jac VerSteeg: Science isn't perfect,  but at least it's trying
    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? Then came...
  • Cloudy and breezy today; mostly sunny weekend

    Cloudy and breezy today; mostly sunny weekend
    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...
  • Hurricane in the Gulf next week? Probably not

    Hurricane in the Gulf next week? Probably not
    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,...
  • Tropical depression No. 9 forms off Mexico

    Tropical depression No. 9 forms off Mexico
    Tropical depression, 11 p.m. Tuesday OUTLOOK: 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....
  • Disturbance could soak South Florida

    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...
  • Gulf disturbance given high change of developing

    Gulf disturbance given high change of developing
    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...
  • Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding

    Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding
    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...
  • Peak of hurricane season doesn't mean much to South Florida

    Peak of hurricane season doesn't mean much to South Florida
    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...
  • Hurricane Ana weakens, moves west of Hawaii

    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...
  • Hurricane Ana weakens but Hawaii remains vigilant

    Hurricane Ana weakens but Hawaii remains vigilant
    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...
  • Hurricane Ana, brushing past Hawaii, will bring strong rain, surf

    Hurricane Ana, brushing past Hawaii, will bring strong rain, surf
    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...