| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Tropically speaking, when the Eastern Pacific is active, the Atlantic tends to be slow.
That certainly has been the case this year.
So far, eight named storms, including six hurricanes, two major, have emerged in the Atlantic. Meanwhile, over in the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Sounds a bit like a James Bond movie: A low-key laboratory on Virginia Key in Miami now can receive signals from polar orbiting satellites as they pass overhead.
But there’s no evil plot to take over the world involved.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms.
Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The National Hurricane Center implores us not to look beyond its official forecast - as in, don't speculate about what a tropical system might do in the future.
Remind me to do that more often.
On Wednesday, one of the most reliable models, the GFS,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:05 AM
Expect more clouds and some scattered showers today, courtesy of tropical moisture streaming up from the Caribbean. It also should be breezy.
The weekend should be much nicer with plenty of sun and mild to warm temperatures.
South Florida's Friday...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The vehicle in front of me flaunted a bumper sticker: "Global Warming is a Hoax." How, I scoffed, can someone in this day and time — and in a state as vulnerable as Florida — think weather scientists are perpetrating a hoax?
Then came Tuesday...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:29 AM
New tropical wave: 11 p.m. Monday
OUTLOOK: A new tropical wave, a patch of clouds and thunderstorms, formed Monday east of the Caribbean Sea and is forecast to move northwest over the next few days. WHAT FLORIDA CAN EXPECT: Too soon to tell....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:08 AM
Tropical weather outlook, 2 a.m. Tuesday
OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical wave that's interacting with an upper-level trough stretching for a few hundred miles from the Lesser Antilles eastward over the Atlantic Ocean. ...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Tropical depression, 11 p.m. Tuesday
Tropical Depression No. 9 is expected to approach the Mexican state of Campeche late Wednesday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued. In South Florida, more rain is expected over the next few days....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:46 PM
With tendrils of moisture reaching more than 1,000 miles from its core, the disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico swamped portions of South Florida on Tuesday — and more of the same can be expected into the weekend.
The worst-hit areas: north and...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Although today should be mostly sunny, expect to see showers and storms during the rest of the workweek, particularly on Thursday and Friday, the result of a low-pressure area in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
Potentially, that disturbance could spin up...