| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Is the era of hurricane intensity drawing to a close?
Such eras generally last between one and three decades, and we're in year 19. They tend to produce an abnormal number of hurricanes and major hurricanes each season, increasing the odds of a U.S....
| 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 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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Consider this week's deluge an important reminder.
Yes, South Florida can use the rain, but the tropical disturbance that pummeled parts of our area Thursday and Friday — and possibly through the weekend — reminds us that we are hardly...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
A tropical disturbance over the Bahamas should bring an increase in showers and storms – and possibly nasty weather – to South Florida on Thursday and into the weekend.
For now, the National Hurricane Center is giving the low-pressure area a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Tropical Storm Edouard, 11 p.m. Thursday advisory
OUTLOOK: After emerging in the eastern Atlantic this morning, Tropical Depression Six has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Edouard, the fifth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SAN JOSE DEL CABO (Reuters) - Tropical storm Polo barreled nearer on Friday to the Mexican Pacific resort of Los Cabos where thousands of troops were restoring order following widespread chaos caused by Hurricane Odile at the start of the week.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:52 AM
The latest hurricane spinning off Baja California could could bring rain and thunderstorms to the Southland over the coming days, as well as high surf and tides that could produce minor flooding, forecasters warned.
As Hurricane Norbert slowly moves...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The latest hurricane churning off the coast of Baja California could bring some rain and thunderstorms to parts of drought-stricken Southern California, forecasters said Friday.
As Hurricane Norbert slowly moves northwest along Mexico's Baja peninsula,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:57 PM
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical storm Polo became a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast on Wednesday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said, with maximum sustained winds of almost 75 miles per hour (120 kph) expected to strengthen.
Polo was 180...