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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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  • Florida lighthouse has seen storms, wars and more

    Florida lighthouse has seen storms, wars and more
    Florida is home to many historic lighthouses, but the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island is unique with its tumultuous past. The 72-foot brick lighthouse stood for 153 years before toppling into the Gulf of Mexico on Oct. 22, 2005. It was...
  • Lots of sun, some showers this week

    Lots of sun, some showers this week
    Expect plenty of sun and warm, bordering on hot, afternoons this week. There also is a chance of showers and storms each day. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid-80s, lows in the mid-70s and a 20 percent...
  • Massive upgrade will connect I-75 to turnpike

    Massive upgrade will connect I-75 to turnpike
    Drivers on southbound Interstate 75 can't access northbound Florida's Turnpike – yet. But a massive $234 million upgrade of I-75 will include building some of the missing ramps at the turnpike's Homestead Extension. It will allow drivers in...
  • Warm, almost hot this week

    Warm, almost hot this week
    Expect warm, darn near hot conditions this week. There's also a small chance of rain in the afternoons. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the mid-80s, evening readings in the mid-70s and a 10 percent...
  • Affordable insurance: still out of reach in Florida

    Affordable insurance: still out of reach in Florida
    Insurance is not likely to be high on the Legislature's agenda when it convenes on March 3, but that could change for two reasons: Gov. Rick Scott has picked a fight with his Cabinet colleagues in an attempt to replace Insurance Commissioner Kevin...
  • Four blimps based in Broward

    Four blimps based in Broward
    In 1979, a particularly tubby resident of Miami-Dade County joined the migration north for more living space. The Goodyear blimp Enterprise came to Pompano Beach Air Park, using it as a base of operations for Super Bowls, auto races, charity rides and...
  • Causeway Lumber Co. still building after 75 years

    Causeway Lumber Co. still building after 75 years
    It doesn't take long after stepping into Scott Whiddon's office to realize that Causeway Lumber Co. is an old family business. Walls and tables surrounding Whiddon's desk in the middle of the room are filled with color and black-and-white photos of...
  • Another hurricane-free season happily passes, but below surface market concerns linger

    Another hurricane-free season happily passes, but below surface market concerns linger
    November 30 not only marks the end of another quiet hurricane season but remarkably the ninth straight year Mother Nature has spared Florida, one of the most catastrophe-prone places on Earth.   On several levels, news regarding our often tumultuous...
  • As storm season winds down, we seem more vulnerable

    This week marks the ninth anniversary of our region's last hurricane. Wilma struck on Oct. 24, 2005. Since then, our peninsula has been spared the wrath of a big storm. The longer we go without it fresh in our memory, the more worried we should be about...
  • Subtropical systems? No problem for Florida

    Subtropical systems? No problem for Florida
    What was once Hurricane Fay is racing east into the Atlantic, now just a blob of low pressure and clouds. But, because it was initially deemed a "subtropical" storm, it brings up an interesting question: Have any subtropical storms ever threatened South...
  • Hurricane intensity era coming to an end?

    Hurricane intensity era coming to an end?
    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....