| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Hurricane season is upon us, which means a tropical storm could be brewing just as you're about to leave on vacation. Is travel insurance the solution?
Probably not. Unforeseen events are typically covered, but foreseen (or foreseeable) ones are not....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:12 PM
MEXICO CITY – As the death toll continues to rise from twin storms that flooded much of Mexico, government officials are coming under intense criticism for their handling of the crisis, for failing to act on warnings, and for allowing shoddy...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Last week: Pres. Obama is working overtime to rally Congress to agree to a military strike against Syria. The Capitol is divided concerning this move. However, there are several pending factors and outcomes. Pres. Obama wants to defend global human...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The blue tarps were already out in force after Florida had been smacked around by Hurricane Charley, Frances and Ivan, but the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season had one last sucker punch for the Sunshine State -- Jeanne.
Nine years ago just before...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:46 PM
If another hurricane were to hit Connecticut with the intensity of the Great Hurricane of 1938, which struck 75 years ago last Saturday, would the results be as devastating?
The optimistic answer is probably not. But more needs to be done to change...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 p.m. Wednesday advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal is no more.
After keeping Florida on edge for the past four days, the system degenerated into an open wave in the Caribbean about 260 miles south of Cuba on Wednesday...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Tropical Storm Ingrid , 11 p.m. advisory...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Chantal, or what’s left of it, might not be much a rainmaker after all.
Because the bulk of Chantal's remnants now are expected to remain offshore, South and Central Florida should see less than an inch of rain between Friday and Sunday....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, salvage crews upright the capsized 114,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship in a painstaking $800-million salvage effort 20 months after it struck rocks off Giglio, Italy. More photos Washington, D.C.: People exited a...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:19 AM
After a stormy summer and a soggy September, South Florida is no stranger to ponds in streets and swales. But how much rain does it take to create serious flooding, when water seeps into homes and crests over canals?
To a large extent, total rainfall is...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Tropical disturbance, 2 p.m. Friday
OUTLOOK: The disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico continues to unravel and now is being given a low chance of developing into a tropical depression or storm over the next two days.
WHAT FLORIDA CAN EXPECT:...