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Hurricane Season

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 05:58 PM EDT

NOAA Predicts 1-4 Major Hurricanes, 10-16 Named Storms

NOAA Predicts 1-4 Major Hurricanes, 10-16 Named Storms

U.S. government forecasters are predicting a near or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season with 10 to 16 named storms and up to four of them being major hurricanes.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 07:31 AM EDT

Alberto Downgraded to Depression, Rains Persist

Alberto Downgraded to Depression, Rains Persist

Forecasters have downgraded Alberto to a subtropical depression but say a flood threat persists as the huge system continues to dump heavy rains.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 09:48 PM EDT

Florida State of Emergency Over Subtropical Storm Alberto

Florida State of Emergency Over Subtropical Storm Alberto

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Saturday declared a state of emergency for Florida in anticipation of Subtropical Storm Alberto, though South Florida will not be directly impacted.

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 06:30 PM EDT

Florida's Hurricane Fund in Good Shape Entering Storm Season

Florida's Hurricane Fund in Good Shape Entering Storm Season

Despite losses from Hurricane Irma, estimates show the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund will have $17.3 billion available this year.

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...

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