Everything you need to know for the 2014 hurricane season

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 02:15 PM EDT

Gov. Scott Approves 3 Sales Tax Holidays

Gov. Scott Approves 3 Sales Tax Holidays

Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a wide-ranging tax cut package that authorizes three separate sales tax holidays.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:12 PM EDT

Miami Officials Urge Preparedness for 2014 Hurricane Season

Miami Officials Urge Preparedness for 2014 Hurricane Season

City of Miami officials are urging residents to be prepared for the upcoming hurricane season.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:36 AM EDT

Ingrid, Manuel Retired From Hurricane Name Lists

Ingrid, Manuel Retired From Hurricane Name Lists

The names Ingrid and Manuel will no longer be used for tropical storms or hurricanes in the Atlantic or the northeast Pacific.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT

Knabb, Fugate Speak at US Hurricane Conference

Knabb, Fugate Speak at US Hurricane Conference

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 04:23 PM EDT

New Graphics, Warnings for Hurricane Season

New Graphics, Warnings for Hurricane Season

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center hope new color-coded maps they're trying out this year will simplify two important points about storm surge for coastal residents: how far from the beach the...

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 01:36 PM EST

New Florida Keys Hurricane Shelter Plan Expected

New Florida Keys Hurricane Shelter Plan Expected

South Florida officials are expected to approve a plan for a new mainland hurricane shelter for Florida Keys residents and their pets.

Saturday, Nov 30, 2013 at 12:57 PM EST

Unusually Quiet 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends

Unusually Quiet 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends

Saturday marked the end of an unusually quiet hurricane season.

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 04:40 PM EST

Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season Almost Over

Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season Almost Over

This year was to be ranked sixth least active Atlantic season since 1950

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:08 AM EST

TS Melissa Racing Over Northeastern Atlantic

TS Melissa Racing Over Northeastern Atlantic

Melissa’s general motion was expected to continue during the next couple of days, the National Hurricane Center said.

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 10:37 AM EST

Subtropical Storm Melissa Develops

Subtropical Storm Melissa Develops

There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

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