| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:29 AM
South Florida can expect a mostly sunny, mild and breezy day, following the passage of a cold front.
Monday's forecast calls for highs in the upper 70s, lows in the mid 60s and wind gusts of up to 24 mph.
Over the next few days, temperatures should...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:42 AM
February should kick off with another warm breezy day, picking up where January left off.
Wednesday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s. There is a 10 percent chance of rain.
If you're headed to...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
South Florida just had its driest January on record, but water supplies are holding steady thanks to a soggy fall, water managers said Wednesday.
South Florida averaged just .16 inches of rainfall during January, about 8 percent of the average rainfall...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Increased Lake Okeechobee water discharges to improve environmental conditions on the West Coast could leave less water to backup South Florida supplies if severe drought conditions return.
Lake Okeechobee is South Florida’s primary backup water...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The Army Corps of Engineers on Friday agreed to keep discharging Lake Okeechobee water to the West Coast, but not increase the amount 44 percent as previously suggested.
The corps since December has been using infusions of freshwater from the lake to...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 11:16 AM
The endangered Everglades snail kite is making a surprising rebound, and an invading bird delicacy that’s the size of a baseball may get the credit.
Preliminary estimates show the Everglades snail kite population increasing by 200 heading into this...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:43 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Davy Jones, a onetime teen heartthrob as a member of the 1960s made-for-television pop band the Monkees, died on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack near his home in Florida, according to his longtime publicist. He was 66....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:02 AM
A Georgia hunter was fined $2,000 and sentenced to two years probation Wednesday for killing a Florida panther that had strayed hundreds of miles from its South Florida birthplace.
David Adams, 60, was hunting deer in Troup County, Ga., on Nov. 16,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Thanks to normal to above normal rains for the past two months, drought conditions across much of South Florida have improved from the severe to moderate category, the National Weather Service reported Thursday.
August was particularly rainy in part...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 6:08 AM
Water managers may be the only ones rooting for a tropical storm to hit South Florida this year.
Summer rains are raising drought-strained water levels throughout the region, but have failed to boost Lake Okeechobee back to normal levels.
| Sep 11, 2011
'Mama Sees Stars' By Deborah Sharp. Midnight Ink, 327 pages, $14.95
A Hollywood company's invasion of a small town to film a major movie makes instant fodder for myriad plots. Think the comedy "State and Main."
Fort Lauderdale author Deborah Sharp's...