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Hurricane Andrew (1992)

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Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

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  • Agnes is still with us

    Agnes is still with us
    You'll read in various accounts that Tropical Storm Agnes, the great and hurtful deluge that struck the Chesapeake Bay 40 years ago this month, was the magnitude of storm that only strikes every two or three centuries on average — maybe even a 500-...
  • Hot and mostly sunny this week

    Hot and mostly sunny this week
    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...
  • Mayo: After 24 years, still in South Florida

    I took a trip down memory lane for my Sunday print column today, marking 24 years since I first moved to South Florida and started working for the Sun Sentinel back in June 1989. (Actually back then, it was technically still the Fort Lauderdale News &...
  • Gov. Scott: Sequestration could hurt hurricane recovery

    Gov. Scott: Sequestration could hurt hurricane recovery
    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...
  • 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...
  • Hurricanes and Republicans just don’t mix

     
    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...
  • Will Hurricane Isaac crash Republican party in Tampa?

     
    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......
  • Hurricane Andrew 20th anniversary: Memories of a monster

     
    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......
  • 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...
  • Costs in South Florida pushing many people northward

    Sasha Tefft had two loves ingrained in him since he was a kid: horses and South Florida. His life has included both, starting in Miami-Dade, moving to Broward and finally to Palm Beach County. But it's getting harder to combine the two in this region,...