| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It should be a nice Columbus Day weekend to play outdoors with lots of sun and little chance of rain. It also should be breezy.
South Florida's Friday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 23 mph. While there is...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Fourteen hurricanes, a record eight of them major, have emerged so far this season — in the Eastern Pacific.
That's good news for hurricane-prone South Florida because whenever the Pacific is extremely busy, the Atlantic storm season is generally...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:41 PM
A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is expected to bring showers, storms and potentially heavy rain to South Florida, starting Tuesday and continuing into the weekend.
On Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave the low-pressure area a high...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Tropical Storm Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Monday
OUTLOOK: Gonzalo sped up its westward progress and is forecast to become a hurricane by Tuesday. It is expected to continue to move west through Monday. A turn to the west-northwest is forecast on Monday night. The...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:22 AM
Hurricane Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Wednesday
OUTLOOK: Hurricane Gonzalo has turned into a Category 3 storm and, according to the National Hurricane Center, could become a Category 4 storm by Thursday. On its current track, Gonzalo poses a threat to Bermuda...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:15 PM
As a tropical cyclone churned the Atlantic Ocean this month, a drone watched from above, dropping a paper-towel-roll-sized set of sensors attached to a parachute through the clouds on a 20-minute, 10-mile journey.
The instruments revealed dry air low in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:49 AM
That milky haze filling South Florida's skies, courtesy of Saharan dust that drifted all the way from Africa, should linger through Thursday.
That's a good — and not-so good — thing.
While it poses no serious health threat, it has hurt air...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
October is usually a pleasant month in South Florida with lots of sun and comfortable temperatures.
But this one might get off on the wrong foot - when it arrives on Wednesday - as there's a good chance of showers and storms most afternoons this week....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:46 PM
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....
| May 19, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Top hurricane forecasters launched a five-city tour Monday, riding in a WP-3 Orion turboprop. Their mission: urge Gulf Coast residents to brace for the upcoming storm season.
"The United States was spared from a hurricane last year, but that does not...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:35 AM
It was a most turbulent era.
Not only did it cover the Great Depression and the early years of World War II – the 13-year-stretch from 1931 to 1943 experienced some of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record.