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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.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 07:00 PM EDT

'Very Anxious': Locals Await Word From Family in Puerto Rico

'Very Anxious': Locals Await Word From Family in Puerto Rico

South Floridians awaited word from family members in Puerto Rico Wednesday after the U.S. territory was slammed by Hurricane Maria, which knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed heavy flooding.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 02:53 PM EDT

Travel Alerts as Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico, Caribbean

Travel Alerts as Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico, Caribbean

Hurricane Maria was impacting flights and airport activity in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and rest of the Caribbean Wednesday as it tore through the area as a Category 4 storm.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:51 AM EDT

Puerto Rican Astronaut Affected by Double Hurricanes

Puerto Rican Astronaut Affected by Double Hurricanes

The International Space Station's Joe Acaba, the first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage, has been affected by two hurricanes — even in orbit.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:03 PM EDT

Governor: Floridians Should Prepare, Restock Hurricane Kits

Governor: Floridians Should Prepare, Restock Hurricane Kits

During a meeting to thank first responders for working long hours in Hurricane Irma, Florida Governor Rick Scott said that all Floridians should carefully monitor Hurricane Maria.

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