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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

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  • How do tornado winds compare with hurricanes?

    How do tornado winds compare with hurricanes?
    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...
  • About Bob Swindell

    About Bob Swindell
    Bob Swindell was named President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance in November 2009.  He joined the Alliance as the Senior Vice President, Business Development in 2003. Bob and his team assist local, national, and international companies...
  • Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week

    Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week
    It should be a breezy warm Veterans Day with a mix of sun and clouds and some isolated showers. By Wednesday night and Thursday morning, temperatures should dip into the mid 60s - the low 60s in far western areas, notably in Palm Beach County - courtesy...
  • Warm Tuesday, cooler Wednesday

    Warm Tuesday, cooler Wednesday
    With an arctic cold front on the way, we should start feeling some cooler air by tonight and a cooler day on Wednesday. South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with afternoon highs in the low 80s and evening lows in the upper 60s....
  • Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year

    Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year
    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...
  • Sentinel's Central Floridian of the Year turns 30

    Sentinel's Central Floridian of the Year turns 30
    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...
  • The 1990s: Air & Sea Show takes off — so does Huizenga's business empire

    This was the decade that Hurricane Andrew in 1992 caused a shift northward of Hispanics and Caribbean islanders, and Fort Lauderdale began printing recycling instructions in Spanish and Creole as well as English. Huizenga re-emerged on the business scene...
  • How safe are state's nuclear plants?

    Nuclear power critics and federal lawmakers raised questions about the nation's power supply, including Florida's five nuclear reactors and proposals to build four new ones, in light of the crisis in Japan. Florida Power & Light, the state's largest...
  • Maryland rocks — so get me out of it

    So now I have to worry about earthquakes too? Aside from winter's car-covering blizzards, the mid-Atlantic area has seemed a pretty mundane place to live, weather-wise. But during Tuesday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake our entire house outside Baltimore...
  • Church relief groups gear up to heal wounds dealt by Hurricane Irene

    Church relief groups gear up to heal wounds dealt by Hurricane Irene
    It helps to know what you do best, especially in disaster relief.   As Hurricane Irene targets the United States, members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster know which outfit specializes in what. Southern Baptists and Assemblies...
  • S. Florida sign company builds on its success

    S. Florida sign company builds on its success
    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. Their...