| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Despite lingering drought conditions, South Florida water managers are so far resisting environmentalists’ call for tougher watering restrictions to try to stretch supplies.
A drier than normal start to the November-to-May dry season already...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Just how low will Lake Okeechobee go during South Florida’s lingering drought?
That is the question driving everything from South Florida lawn watering restrictions to the survival of the endangered Everglades snail kite.
Lake Okeechobee is...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:17 PM
A Florida panther has been found shot near Orlando, and a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever did it.
The dead panther was found March 12 on Old Mims Road near the town of Geneva in Seminole...
| May 10, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday appointed five people to the South Florida Water Management District’s board, continuing his push to reshape the agency charged with protecting water supplies, guarding against flooding and leading Everglades restoration....
| Jan 11, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Looks like it’s going to be a bit colder on Wednesday night and Thursday morning than previously forecast.
The National Weather Service has posted a freeze watch for that time frame for western Palm Beach County and the region around Lake...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:06 AM
If you took photos of Thursday night’s lightning, please share! E-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It was an amazing light show in the sky.
In the span of 15 minutes, starting at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, thunderstorms spit out more...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
After meandering for the past day, Tropical Storm Debby appears headed toward Florida's west coast. However, most of the state, including South Florida, remains in the cone of uncertainty.
At 1 p.m. on Monday, the storm was in the northern Gulf of Mexico...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
The long-suffering Everglades may get a louder voice in the Florida Legislature thanks to a new coalition of lawmakers launched Monday from South Florida.
State Rep. Steve Perman, D-Boca Raton, started the new Everglades Legislative Caucus, which pledges...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Rock miners on Wednesday lost another legal round in their push to dig on Palm Beach County agricultural land eyed for Everglades restoration.
Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal sided with a coalition of environmental groups and ruled...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
South Florida’s November turned out to be nearly as dry as an overcooked Thanksgiving Turkey.
After near-record rainfall in October, November produced just 32 percent of the normal rainfall.
November is officially the end of the hurricane and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Draining Lake Okeechobee water out sea resumes Friday, just a few months after low lake levels contributed to South Florida’s water supply strain.
It’s yet another example of South Florida’s feast-or-famine water supply situation....