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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:48 PM EST

Sen. Nelson: Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Hurricane Response

Sen. Nelson: Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Hurricane Response

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson says President Donald Trump's hiring freeze could hurt the government's response to a dangerous hurricane.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:32 PM EST

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

Florida Power & Light is looking to recoup nearly $320 million from customers to cover costs associated with Hurricane Matthew and to replenish a storm reserve.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 02:28 PM EST

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms just as they approach America's beaches, a new study finds.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:08 PM EST

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

The CYGNSS satellites have GPS navigation receivers to measure the surface roughness of oceans, letting scientists calculate wind speed and storm intensity.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 08:04 AM EST

2016 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Wednesday

2016 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Wednesday

Overall, there were 15 named storms in the Atlantic this season. Seven of them became hurricanes, with three of them being classified as major storms.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 03:32 PM EDT

Hurricane Floods Homeless Housing in Historic St. Augustine

Hurricane Floods Homeless Housing in Historic St. Augustine

Days after Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters surging through historic St. Augustine, the county's director of homeless services was panicked.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 at 04:44 PM EDT

Despite Storms Florida Hurricane Fund Remains in Good Shape

Despite Storms Florida Hurricane Fund Remains in Good Shape

Florida's streak of dodging hurricanes is over, but the state-created fund that helps private insurers pay out claims after a storm remains in strong financial shape.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:30 PM EDT

Flights Bring Aid to Haitians, North Miami Mayor Speaks

Flights Bring Aid to Haitians, North Miami Mayor Speaks

The mayor of North Miami is calling for the U.S. to continue its halt of deportations to Haiti for the foreseeable future, as aid began slowly making its way to residents who still urgently need help after...

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 at 01:49 PM EDT

Hurricane Destroys 800 Turtle Nests Near West Palm Beach

Hurricane Destroys 800 Turtle Nests Near West Palm Beach

Wildlife officials say Hurricane Matthew destroyed some 800 sea turtle nests in northern Palm Beach County as it skirted up Florida's Atlantic coastline.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 02:20 PM EDT

Hurricane Nicole Re-Forms in Atlantic, Aims at Bermuda

Hurricane Nicole Re-Forms in Atlantic, Aims at Bermuda

Hurricane Nicole has re-formed in the Atlantic and authorities in Bermuda are warning people to prepare for a blow.

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Kidnapping Hoax Calls Targeting Weston Parents And Students

Kidnapping Hoax Calls Targeting Weston Parents And Students

Authorities are sending a warning to families about kidnapping hoax calls that target parents of high school-aged children in Broward. The callers attempt to embezzle money from the victims.

Girl, 13, Killed in Accidental Shooting in Florida City

Girl, 13, Killed in Accidental Shooting in Florida City

A 13-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday evening when a gun accidentally went off at a home in Florida City, police said.

Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Group Buying Miami Marlins: Reports

Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Group Buying Miami Marlins: Reports

A group led by New York Yankees great Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a deal in place to buy the Miami Marlins for $1.3 billion, according to published reports.

Trump Ordering Review of Protected Federal Lands Wednesday

Trump Ordering Review of Protected Federal Lands Wednesday

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order Wednesday that will call for a review of federally protected public lands, NBC News reported. The order will focus on the past 20 years of...

Devices Always Listen, Experts Recommend Privacy Questions

Devices Always Listen, Experts Recommend Privacy Questions

They’re the smart assistants that always have an answer for you. Devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home are being used more often. But cyber experts say you should be thinking about how much information you...

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