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Tropical Weather

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  • Hurricane Center monitoring tropical disturbance in Atlantic east of Jacksonville

    Hurricane Center monitoring tropical disturbance in Atlantic east of Jacksonville
    Tropical disturbance, 8 a.m. Sunday outlook OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical disturbance about 230 miles east of Jacksonville in the Atlantic Ocean that has the potential to develop into a tropical depression. WHAT...
  • Rain – maybe even a tropical depression – in South Florida late week forecast

    Rain – maybe even a tropical depression – in South Florida late week forecast
    A large mass of showers and thunderstorms off the state's east coast could produce stormy weather in South Florida on Monday through Wednesday, and potentially grow into the hurricane season's first tropical depression or storm, forecasters said Sunday....
  • Virginia's annual hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday begins Sunday

    Virginia's annual Hurricane Preparedness sales tax holiday will take place from Sunday to Saturday. During the seven-day tax break, purchases of certain hurricane preparedness items will be exempt from Virginia sales tax. The sales tax in Hampton Roads...
  • Lots of sun, some rain this week

    Lots of sun, some rain this week
    Expect a hot week with plenty of sun and small chance of rain in the afternoons. South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a small chance of showers. The rain chance increases to...
  • Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared

    Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared
    With the 2014 Atlantic storm season starting Sunday, potentially thousands of Floridians are unprepared to deal with a powerful storm, and Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, fears they could be in for a bad surprise. He notes that...
  • Partly sunny, chance of rain today

    Partly sunny, chance of rain today
    We should see a mix of sun and clouds today with a small chance of rain in the afternoon. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 20 percent chance of rain. The rain chance...
  • Weekend: Hot with chance of storms

    Weekend: Hot with chance of storms
    Expect a hot weekend with high temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s. There also is a chance of showers and storms on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s and...
  • Seven-day tropical forecasts still need work

    Seven-day tropical forecasts still need work
    Imagine knowing six or seven days in advance where a tropical storm or hurricane might strike land. It would give residents, businesses and the military plenty of time to prepare. The National Hurricane Center plans to make that happen, after making...
  • National Hurricane Center notes Atlantic season's first area of interest for cyclone formation

    National Hurricane Center notes Atlantic season's first area of interest for cyclone formation
    The National Hurricane Center on Wednesday designated its first area of interest for possible tropical cyclone formation, a gathering of thunderstorms in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters called it a "complex low pressure area" in the southern Bay of...
  • Wednesday: Breezy and warm

    Wednesday: Breezy and warm
    Expect a warm breezy day with more clouds than sun and a small chance of rain. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 10 percent chance of showers and storms. Because of...
  • A gathering storm over hurricane names: Board up the ivory tower

    Everyone knows to beware of femme fatales. But I never thought that applied to hurricanes. In news that may open a whole new front in the battle of the sexes, researchers at the University of Illinois say that more people die in hurricanes with feminine...