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Atmospheric quirk protects Florida during busy hurricane seasons

An atmospheric bubble wrap of cooler ocean temperatures and lofty crosswinds is shielding Florida during active hurricane periods, limiting Mother Nature’s wrath near shore even… 724 more words

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Atmospheric quirk protects Florida during busy hurricane seasons

An atmospheric bubble wrap of cooler ocean temperatures and lofty crosswinds is shielding Florida during active hurricane periods, limiting Mother Nature’s wrath near shore even… 724 more words

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La Niña on its way out; Mid-Atlantic basks in winter warmth

The holiday weekend forecast looks almost picture-perfect for South Florida. (Credit: NWS-Miami)

The quasi-winter of 2016-17 continues with some summer-type temps in Washington, Baltimore and other locations in the Mid-Atlantic, and an uncharacteristic warm front on its way to the Upper Midwest. 562 more words

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Warm Florida waters, Atlantic high pressure mean more toasty New Year temps

Global forecast models show lots of high pressure maintaining control over the Florida peninsula through the first half of January.

So it should be no surprise this week’s cold front that is expected to give South Florida “a taste of winter” — as National Weather Service forecasters said Thursday in their weather analysis — will be ultra-short-lived. 458 more words

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Last heart-wrenching words of El Faro crewmember: "I'm a goner"

The final heart-wrenching words heard from a captain going down with his ship were promises not to leave a seaman behind.

A telling 500-page transcript released Tuesday of voice data recordings made during the… 281 more words

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Last heart-wrenching words of El Faro crewmember: "I'm a goner"

The final heart-wrenching words heard from a captain going down with his ship were promises not to leave a seaman behind.

A telling 500-page transcript released Tuesday of voice data recordings made during the… 281 more words

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The Mosquito Wars

Every day when I wash dishes, I do a little dance. Not because I’m thrilled to be scrubbing plates, but because the kitchen is one of the mosquitoes’ favorite places to be. 528 more words

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