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Will South Florida see Draconid meteor shower this week?

The Draconid meteor shower could put on quite a show this week as the moon gets out of the way, allowing for a darker sky to spot the fiery dust from the passing Giacobini-Zinner comet. 147 more words


Once formidable Hurricane Joaquin in "gradual decay"

Long-lived Hurricane Joaquin may finally lose it’s lofty storm status early Thursday as it moves over colder waters in the Atlantic and toward Ireland.

Joaquin, which became a hurricane Sept. 151 more words


South Florida aid team finds devastation in Bahamas after Joaquin

The West Palm Beach-based Pathfinders aid group headed to the Bahamas over the weekend, hoping to help in the aftermath of an extended stay by Hurricane Joaquin. 451 more words


Despite misses, October prime time for backdoor storms

While September marks the mean peak of the hurricane season, October is no slouch when it comes to producing so-called backdoor storms that can form up in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. 130 more words


Cargo ship lost at sea believed to have sunk, search for crew continues

Update 10 a.m. The El Faro is believed to have sunk in heavy seas as it headed into Category 3 Hurricane Joaquin last week.

The Coast Guard confirmed that one person was found deceased in a survival suit, but that the person could not be identified and it could not be confirmed the person was from the El Faro. 194 more words


Dangerous rip currents worsen along coast today

The National Weather Service is warning that dangerous rip currents are expected to increase today along Palm Beach County’s coast as a northeast swell picks up momentum. 40 more words


Hurricane Joaquin Sets Its Eye on Bermuda: Unconfirmed Reports of Fatalities in the Bahamas Beginning to Surface

Hurricane Joaquin has finally left the Bahamas and is now comparatively racing toward the northeast. In compliment to the theory that Joaquin upwelled cooler waters in the Bahamas, as Joaquin began moving this morning it began to rapidly intensify to near category 5 status. 890 more words

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