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Tropical Weather

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  • 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...
  • Klotzbach-Gray: only three hurricanes this year

    Klotzbach-Gray: only three hurricanes this year
    The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with nine named storms, including three hurricanes, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said Thursday. The two Colorado State University climatologists say they expect El Niņo, the...
  • Tropical disturbance pops up near Daytona

    Tropical disturbance pops up near Daytona
    Tropical disturbance, 8 a.m. Friday outlook OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical disturbance in the Atlantic off the Florida coast. WHAT FLORIDA CAN EXPECT: It poses little threat to Florida, as conditions are unfavorable...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Bombogenesis' Scary, But It Beats Politics

    Can we take a little break from the relentless, pounding headache that is state politics and speak instead of snow? I have several agenda items: No. 1. Should snowstorms have names? The notion that last Tuesday night's storm was named Chester rests...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • With hurricanes, it only takes one hit

    Every year, forecasters predict how many tropical storms and hurricanes will impact the U.S. coastline during hurricane season, which runs June 1 through Nov. 30. This year, recent models have indicated a below average season because of a likely El Niņo...
  • 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...
  • Hurricane center goes modern

    Hurricane center goes modern
    The National Hurricane Center is extremely high tech, drawing on satellites, supercomputers and reconnaissance aircraft. But its storm reports, written in all capital letters, are still stuck in the 1800s. As of this storm season, the center is...