| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:42 AM
Expect a hot week with the usual chance of afternoon storms, pretty much the norm for late spring.
You also can expect the heat to continue to build over the coming weeks, as we make our way into summer.
South Florida's Monday forecast calls for...
| Jan 20, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers.
Coincidentally, so is our 30th honoree, Deirdre Macnab.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas wasn't afraid to fight for their...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:29 PM
South Florida is unlikely to ever see a tornado as devastating as the one that tore through Oklahoma on Monday. The atmospheric conditions aren’t conducive here.
Yet the region could see a Category 5 hurricane, which could pack winds almost as...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Federal sequestation could hurt Florida’s ability to recover in the aftermath of a hurricane because less money will be available to prepare the National Guard, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday.
Further, he said National Guardsmen are to be...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:37 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — What is it about Republican conventions and big storms? They are often on a collision course. The latest threat comes from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is churning through the Caribbean and could...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The first thing I thought when the Republicans announced their 2012 Republican National Convention would be held in Tampa during the last week of August: Hmmm, the heart of hurricane season. Well, wouldn't you know it, here we are, six......
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:26 PM
There are two kinds of people in South Florida: Those who were here for Hurricane Andrew, and those who weren't. If you're among those who were here at the time, like me, you'll probably find it hard to believe that......
| May 29, 2012
If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you.
Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Jeff and Jim Adinolfe are feeling pretty good about the little company they started 20 years ago in Lake Worth.
They can look back on their work — including on opening day at the Miami Marlins ballpark — to see they've come a long way.
| May 16, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Don’t let six hurricane-free years in Florida fool you into thinking the upcoming season will be a cakewalk.
That was the message from Gov. Rick Scott and other officials at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday....
| May 24, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Government forecasters are calling for an average or slightly below average storm season, with 9 to 15 named storms, including four to eight hurricanes. They project that one to three of the hurricanes will be major, with winds greater than 110 mph.The...