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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • 'Unforgettable' Hurricane Charley: 2004 hurricane season left a trail of lessons

    'Unforgettable' Hurricane Charley: 2004 hurricane season left a trail of lessons
    Mary Emerson will never forget Charley. The Category 4 hurricane blew the roof off her house. "I had moved from Boston to get away from bad weather," said Emerson, who relocated from Beantown in 1985 and had little reason to regret the decision...
  • Be prepared: Hurricane websites and apps

    Be prepared: Hurricane websites and apps
    Social media, mobile applications and the Internet served as lifelines to millions of residents in the U.S. Northeast in 2012 when superstorm Sandy knocked out power and most other lines of communication. As hurricane season 2013 approaches, here is a...
  • Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes

    Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes
    Hurricane season, which starts June 1, will be a major topic this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts that station's "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday. His guests will be Max Mayfield...
  • NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino

    NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino
    A developing El Nino is forecast to suppress tropical storms and hurricanes this summer and fall, contributing to a below-normal storm season, U.S. forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts eight to 13...
  • Memorial Day weekend: Mostly sunny and hot

    Memorial Day weekend: Mostly sunny and hot
    It should be a great holiday weekend for a backyard barbecue or hitting the pool - if you don't mind the heat. Temperatures are predicted to reach 90 degrees or higher today, Saturday and Sunday. Monday, Memorial Day, is expected to be a few degrees...
  • Klotzbach-Gray: only three hurricanes this year

    Klotzbach-Gray: only three hurricanes this year
    The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with nine named storms, including three hurricanes, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said Thursday. The two Colorado State University climatologists say they expect El Niño, the...
  • Mostly sunny and hot today; beware of rip currents

    Mostly sunny and hot today; beware of rip currents
    Because of Hurricane Cristobal, beware of rip currents at the beaches. It otherwise should be a nice, albeit hot, day. South Florida's Wednesday forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 20 percent chance of showers...
  • Hurricane center monitors two disturbances in Atlantic

    Hurricane center monitors two disturbances in Atlantic
    Tropical disturances, 2 p.m. Tuesday OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical disturbances in the Central Atlantic. The one farther to the west appears more likely to develop and, at least initially, is heading toward the...
  • Tropical disturbance given high chance of developing

    Tropical disturbance given high chance of developing
    Tropical disturbance:  2 a.m. Thursday OUTLOOK: Now there is only one disturbance on the National Hurricane Center's radar, and it's being given a high chance of developing over the next five days. While it's too early to say where it might go, the...
  • NOAA predicts an even tamer Atlantic hurricane season

    It's been a tepid hurricane season so far, and odds are getting better it'll stay that way. As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches its peak, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration adjusted its 2014 forecast and now says the chances...
  • Weekend forecast: Mostly sunny and hot

    Weekend forecast: Mostly sunny and hot
    It should be a fairly nice weekend for playing outdoors with plenty of sun and a low chance of rain. Then again, it should be baking hot. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a...