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Tropical Weather

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  • Scattered showers and storms today

    Scattered showers and storms today
    Keep an umbrella handy as we'll likely see scattered showers and storms today. That's the result of a plume of moisture approaching the state from the southwest. Indeed, a series of showers were moving across the region early Thursday leaving behind...
  • 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...
  • NOAA predicts slow Atlantic hurricane season

    The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
  • 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...
  • 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 monitors two disturbances in Atlantic

    Hurricane center monitors two disturbances in Atlantic
    Tropical disturances, 2 p.m. Tuesday OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical disturbances in the Central Atlantic. The one farther to the west appears more likely to develop and, at least initially, is heading toward the...
  • NOAA predicts an even tamer Atlantic hurricane season

    It's been a tepid hurricane season so far, and odds are getting better it'll stay that way. As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches its peak, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration adjusted its 2014 forecast and now says the chances...
  • It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida

    It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida
    Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain. Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
  • Monday: Afternoon showers, storms

    Monday: Afternoon showers, storms
    Expect a good chance of showers and storms by this afternoon, thanks in part to a tropical wave. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the mid 80s, lows in the low 70s and a 60 percent chance of rain. The...
  • Bertha reaches hurricane status but isn't forecast to strike land

    Bertha reaches hurricane status but isn't forecast to strike land
    Bertha, the Atlantic's second named storm of the season, became the second to reach hurricane status as well Monday morning. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph as of 11 a.m., according to the National Hurricane Center. It was about 230...
  • As Hawaii faces hurricane threat, airlines ease ticket change fees

    In the run-up to the arrival of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio, airlines are allowing passengers heading to and from Hawaii to change their tickets without penalty. The hurricane is expected to hit the islands Thursday or Friday, with the...