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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Forecasters say Ophelia has become the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season, churning far out at sea and no threat to land.
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.
A depression in the open Atlantic strengthened to Tropical Storm Ophelia Monday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday.
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.
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.