| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:48 PM
The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season could be a real yawner if early forecasts hold true.
Phil Klotzbach and William Gray released their outlook Thursday, calling for nine named storms, including three hurricanes, one intense. That's far below the average...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:19 AM
After a stormy summer and a soggy September, South Florida is no stranger to ponds in streets and swales. But how much rain does it take to create serious flooding, when water seeps into homes and crests over canals?
To a large extent, total rainfall is...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy.
The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Why did all the experts get the hurricane season outlook so wrong?
Twelve forecast teams predicted an average of 16 named storms, including eight hurricanes, four major. Yet this season, which ends Saturday, saw only 13 named storms, including two...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Florida has been clobbered by hurricanes more often in even years than odd; not such great news since this is 2014.
The state also has a tendency to be hit after long periods of tropical peace, and our last strike was eight years ago.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Last week: Pres. Obama is working overtime to rally Congress to agree to a military strike against Syria. The Capitol is divided concerning this move. However, there are several pending factors and outcomes. Pres. Obama wants to defend global human...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Last week: Certainly Syria dominated the news this week with the last minute proposal from the Russians to avoid, at least for now, a U.S. military attack on Syria and the Pres. Obama’s address to the nation. It was evident in all polls, that the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The season's second tropical depression formed Monday along the Mexican coast, nearly two weeks after Tropical Storm Andrea, but it's uncertain whether it will become Tropical Storm Barry.
The system was bringing heavy rains to the Yucatan Peninsula,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Update, 6:06 p.m.:
Tropical Storm Andrea has formed about 300 miles west of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Florida's Gulf coast, with tropical storm watches from the Jacksonville, Fla.,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region.
The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:59 AM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....