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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 01:59 PM EST

State Hurricane Committee Focuses on Seniors, Power Grid

State Hurricane Committee Focuses on Seniors, Power Grid

The committee was formed by Speaker Richard Corcoran after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to much of the state, including a South Florida nursing home where 12 people died of overheating.

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 10:02 AM EST

Florida Keys Group Burns Hurricane Flags to Mark Season End

Florida Keys Group Burns Hurricane Flags to Mark Season End

Florida Keys residents staged the ceremonial burning of hurricane warning flags Thursday evening to mark the official Nov. 30 end of the turbulent 2017 Atlantic Basin hurricane season.

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 02:51 PM EST

NASA Simulation Shows 2017 Hurricane Timeline

NASA Simulation Shows 2017 Hurricane Timeline

A simulation produced by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center shows the 2017 hurricane season through tracking tiny particles picked up by ocean winds. The National Weather Service says 2017 was the most active...

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 12:42 PM EST

2017 Hurricane Season Ends Thursday as Costliest to Date

2017 Hurricane Season Ends Thursday as Costliest to Date

Overall, a total of 17 named storms occurred in 2017 as 10 of those became hurricanes with six of those being classified as major hurricanes, which tied for the third most ever.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 04:39 PM EDT

Rain From TS Philippe Causes Big Florida Sewage Spill

Rain From TS Philippe Causes Big Florida Sewage Spill

Authorities say more than 1.2 million gallons of sewage overflowed at a Palm Beach County plant because of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Philippe.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:17 PM EDT

Ophelia Becomes 10th Atlantic Hurricane of 2017

Ophelia Becomes 10th Atlantic Hurricane of 2017

Forecasters say Ophelia has become the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season, churning far out at sea and no threat to land.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT

Ophelia Set to Tie Over 100-Year-Old Hurricane Record

Ophelia Set to Tie Over 100-Year-Old Hurricane Record

While the storm is no threat to land, attention is drawn to the fact it would be the 10th consecutive storm to become a hurricane this season – tying a streak that dates back to the late 1800’s.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 01:08 PM EDT

Tropical Storm Ophelia Forms Over Open Atlantic

Tropical Storm Ophelia Forms Over Open Atlantic

A depression in the open Atlantic strengthened to Tropical Storm Ophelia Monday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday.

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:48 AM EDT

Tropical Storm Nate Takes Aim at US; Expected to Strengthen

Tropical Storm Nate Takes Aim at US; Expected to Strengthen

The National Hurricane Center has issued storm surge, hurricane and tropical storm advisories for parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Nate approaches.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:36 AM EDT

South Florida in For Wet Weekend Thanks to Tropical System

South Florida in For Wet Weekend Thanks to Tropical System

A tropical system in the Caribbean is expected to bring heavy rain to South Florida over the weekend and could potentially become a tropical depression or storm.

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