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Tropical Weather

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  • Wednesday: More clouds and showers

    Wednesday: More clouds and showers
    Expect another mostly cloudy day with a good chance of afternoon showers and storms, courtesy of Tropical Storm Arthur's lingering moisture. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for highs in the low 90s, lows in the mid 70s and a 30 to 40 percent...
  • 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...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur set to become hurricane just in time for July 4

    Tropical Storm Arthur set to become hurricane just in time for July 4
    As the United States prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July, the weather is preparing to supply the fireworks in the form of the first named Atlantic hurricane of the season. Tropical Storm Arthur, carrying winds of 40 mph, was about 95 miles off...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur forms, but impact on July 4 in doubt

    Tropical Storm Arthur forms, but impact on July 4 in doubt
    Tropical Storm Arthur, the season's first Atlantic tropical cyclone, formed by 11 a.m. Tuesday and is headed up the East Coast. But its potential impact on July 4 celebrations remains unclear. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and was...
  • Season's first tropical storm possible to brush East Coast around July 4

    Season's first tropical storm possible to brush East Coast around July 4
    A rainy system off the coast of Florida could become Tropical Storm Arthur and sweep up the East Coast late this week into the weekend. The National Hurricane Center expects a 60 percent chance that shower and thunderstorm activity over the Bahamas will...
  • 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...