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More rain this weekend should cut into Florida's ultra-dry conditions

CONE CONCERNS: Here’s a good graphic showing how track errors have been reduced once again by the National Hurricane Center for the upcoming season. While they are not dramatic changes year-to-year, the cone of error has shrunk considerably over the last decade. 387 more words

Florida Forecasts

Wild weather: Post cold front temps plunge nearly 50 degrees

Forecasters release details on Keys tornado

Call it chilly or call it crisp — either way this mid-April cold front really packed a punch!

Tuesday morning temperatures plunged into the 40s as far south as Collier County, and there were even a few readings in the 30s showing up in North Florida and the panhandle. 609 more words

Tropical Weather

Pick 'em: UK consortium, Colorado State at odds over Atlantic hurricane season forecast

The 2017 hurricane season was a doozy, with six major hurricanes causing havoc from Texas to the Caribbean. This year’s season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, is just beginning to come into focus. 368 more words

Florida Forecasts

Another above average Atlantic hurricane season likely, Colorado State says

Drought conditions spread in South Florida

Three hurricanes were lined up in the Atlantic on September 8, 2017 — Katia, Irma and Jose, left to right. 555 more words

Tropical Weather

BREAKING: Above normal hurricane season forecast

A leading hurricane forecast is calling for a slightly above average storm season with 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes.

The prediction from Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project was released this morning at the National Tropical Weather Conference in San Antonio. 591 more words


After the hurricane can be as deadly as during, how people die

Hurricanes are killers, but in the U.S., the aftermath can be just as deadly.

The National Hurricane Center is putting a new emphasis on saving lives lost following a storm – people who suffer heart attacks cleaning up debris, fall off roofs, crash into trees and succumb to the slow-motion death of carbon monoxide poisoning. 527 more words


Hints of active storm season, but confidence low in early forecasts

The atmosphere is keeping secret its biggest clues as to what it has in store for the upcoming hurricane season, muddling early-year forecasts at a time when emergency managers are more eager than ever to know the future. 261 more words