| May 23, 2013
| 1:57 PM
U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes.
NOAA expects 13...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday.
The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:15 PM
After a mostly sunny holiday weekend, South Florida can expect to see showers and storms return this week.
Much of the region already has seen moderate to heavy showers this morning, making for a wet morning commute.
South Florida's Tuesday...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to make landfall on the coasts of Louisiana or Mississippi on Saturday, possibly as a weak hurricane, or at least close to that strength.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph as of Friday morning, moving...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
You might have noticed that mornings and evenings are growing a touch cooler, though far from cold. It's a sign that autumn weather is subtly settling in.
Expect afternoons to remain warm to hot with isolated showers and storms this week. Because...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:41 PM
From the red flag warnings along California’s coast to the blizzard that dumped almost 4 feet of snow on the Great Plains, from the slew of tornadoes that damaged Midwest towns to Tropical Storm Karen crawling toward the Gulf Coast, severe weather...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:56 AM
MEXICO CITY -- A hurricane with sustained winds of up to 120 mph was spinning off of Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, threatening to bring more suffering to a country still recovering from dozens of deaths and massive destruction caused by a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:56 PM
MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Raymond remained parked off the Mexican Pacific Coast on Tuesday, diminishing in power but slowly heading to a region still recovering from last month’s deadly tropical storm.
At 1 p.m. Tuesday, Raymond was downgraded...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane!
Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck."
Very appropriate, since I am sure...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
There are days, weeks and months set aside for any number of good causes and reasons, so it's easy to disregard most of them unless there's a personal reason for vigilance.
Some, however, need to be given at least a nod of acknowledgment, including...