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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 12:14 PM EDT

Emergency Responders Prepare For Upcoming Hurricane Season

Emergency Responders Prepare For Upcoming Hurricane Season

Last year, an active season that included Irma’s destruction in Florida and Maria’s devastation across the Caribbean and Puerto Rico has taught officials to expect the unexpected.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 12:59 PM EDT

Above Average 2018 Hurricane Season Predicted

Above Average 2018 Hurricane Season Predicted

Researchers are predicting an above average 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, with 14 named storms and seven hurricanes.

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 06:04 AM EDT

Florida Keys Seeking Millions From FEMA for Hurricane Damage

Florida Keys Seeking Millions From FEMA for Hurricane Damage

Monroe County has submitted about $16 million in expenses for reimbursement. So far, FEMA has approved about $3.9 million.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 04:37 PM EDT

Gulf Coast Meteorologist Will Lead US Hurricane Center

Gulf Coast Meteorologist Will Lead US Hurricane Center

A meteorologist who aided emergency response efforts along the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill has been tapped to lead the U.S. government's hurricane forecasting hub in Miami.

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 05:32 PM EST

Sign Language 'Gibberish' Prompts Hurricane Briefings Bill

Sign Language 'Gibberish' Prompts Hurricane Briefings Bill

A Florida House unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that would require the officials to include a qualified sign language interpreter at televised hurricane briefings.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:53 AM EST

FPL Drops Plan to Increase Rates to Pay For Irma Costs

FPL Drops Plan to Increase Rates to Pay For Irma Costs

The original plan from the company had an additional surcharge added to monthly bills beginning in March – after a yearlong surcharge to pay for the costs associated with Hurricane Matthew in 2016 ends in...

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.

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