If two Colorado State University climatologists are correct, we're going to get hit up and harassed by hurricanes more than usual this season.
Meteorologists Philip Klotzbach and William Gray are predicting from their supercool hurricane prediction base (i.e., their laptops, probably) that the ... More >>
When Hurricane Sandy clipped Florida and headed for the northeast, the National Hurricane Center announced that it was not a hurricane but a "post-tropical storm," which was both the first time anyone outside of the National Hurricane Center ever heard the term, and was kind of confusing.
And, app ... More >>
The National Hurricane Center has announced that it's going to alter the definition of a "hurricane warning."
This means that the next time there's a storm headed toward land that has the potential to be another Sandy, a "hurricane warning" will be posted by the Hurricane Center -- even if the stor ... More >>
Hurricane Sandy was downgraded to something called a post-tropical cyclone, which we think probably means "like a hurricane, except not."
Either way, Sandy was a menace.
Her post-tropical cycloneness slammed into the North Atlantic, leaving water and wind devastation all over parts of New York an ... More >>
As expected, Hurricane Sandy has left a big honking mess of things with wind and rain and rain and SO. MUCH. RAIN.Fortunately, there have been no widespread power outages or any serious emergencies caused by the storm
Today's 8 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center says that she has weaken ... More >>
If you've been outside yet, you've noticed a couple of things. It's raining. It's windy. It's a little chilly. And it's raining. Mostly, though, it's raining.
Yes, the crappy weather this morning and pretty much throughout the rest of today is courtesy of Hurricane Sandy, who is right now plowing t ... More >>
Hey, everybody! More rain on the way! Yoopeeee!!
The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch from Jupiter Inlet down South Florida's east coast to the Keys.
No need to grab those flashlights and board up the house, but it is going to get crazy wet.
Forecasters expect storm condit ... More >>
Oh, hey, look outside. Isaac's here!
Regardless of what the TV news people standing in the rain are saying (LOCK YOUR DOORS!! ISAAC IS GOING TO EAT OUR SOULS!!!) the hurricane watch on the southeast coast from Golden Beach to the Keys has been lifted.So no, Belkys Nerey and friends, we're not going ... More >>
Update [5:30 p.m.]: Broward County has two shelters open for those living in low-lying areas and mobile homes.Update [2:50 p.m.]: Broward County schools will be closed on MondayUpdate [1:30 p.m.]: Miami-Dade schools will be closed on Monday. Palm Beach County schools remain openIsaac ain't ... More >>
Oh, hey, good news for those of you who didn't want a hurricane to come and screw up your week. Tropical Storm Isaac's path has nudged towards the west, once again justifying our total lack of concern whenever the news people tell us a giant compacted storm with 100 mph winds is heading right f ... More >>
It's looking more and more like South Florida will feel the effects of Tropical Storm Isaac. But the computers still can't agree on where exactly the storm will make landfall. BECAUSE THE COMPUTERS ARE TURNING AGAINST US.
Either way, we'll get really, really wet... or we'll get hit in the face with ... More >>
While you were sleeping comfortably all tucked away in your bed, Tropical Storm Isaac was getting stronger, working out in the dark like Robert DeNiro in Cape Fear, with only thing on his mind -- devastation.
Isaac's track still has it potentially landing somewhere off the South Florida coast by e ... More >>
According to the National Hurricane Center, a tropical depression cooked up in the Atlantic early this morning, and is expected to become a tropical storm sometime today.
TD 9, as they are calling it, had maximum sustained winds near 35 mph as of 2 p.m. today, and is moving west at 18 mph about 500 ... More >>
Scientists all over the world are warning about rising sea levels -- a problem that could cost Broward billions down the line. Last week, we looked out how a sheet of ice covering most of Greenland could threaten Broward and Miami in the distant future if it melts. The gist is that a jump in ... More >>
wunderground.comFive-day forecast of Rina's path.What's currently "Hurricane" Rina is expected to be some wind and possible rain by the time it would affect Fort Lauderdale, according to multiple weather forecasts.Rina is expected to weaken from a category two hurricane to category one tomorrow, ... More >>
INational Hurricane CenterEmily was kind of a brat anyway.Tropical Storm Emily was declared dead by the National Hurricane Center at 5 p.m. yesterday.What was once the cause of alarmist hurricane threats, South Florida's weekend weather forecast is now a 50/50 chance of raindrops.The weather prop ... More >>
National Hurricane CenterMaps look scary as hell.When hurricane season comes around, it seems like weather forecasting is about as effective as homeopathy.The National Weather Service and its subsidiary, the National Hurricane Center, have been putting out updates every few hours over the past co ... More >>
Flickr: dmguzMake sure to use a cool lightning graphic on your poster.Florida's Division of Emergency Management and the American Red Cross want you to participate in the 2011 Severe Weather Awareness Week.They want you to make a poster for each day of the awareness week (January 31 to February 4 ... More >>
by Lisa RabThe soggy scene at W. Hillsboro Boulevard and S. Dixie Highway in Deerfield Beach.Brilliant idea to drive south from Lake Worth to Fort Lauderdale, straight into the path of the season's first real tropical storm. But hey, I had a haircut appointment that couldn't be missed.Things star ... More >>
Dori ZinnThe " latin macho" burger from Latin Burger and TacoBesides Mother Nature's damage, the only other thing hurricane season brings is a massive barbecue.
After last week's announcement from the National Hurricane Center that this year's season will be "extremely active," veteran hurrican ... More >>