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Here's How El Niño Affects 2014's Hurricane Forecast

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season could be a real yawner if early forecasts hold true. Phil Klotzbach and William Gray released their outlook Thursd...

Get Your Coat!

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 03.17.2014 | Miami

So you wanted winter weather? Then get ready to wake up to "feels-like" temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s as arctic air gushes over the regio...

The Polar Vortex Is Coming For Us!

Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

It's been fun boasting about Miami's weather this winter as the rest of the nation freezes its tushies off. But for about 24 hours, we'll have to ...

Hottest Start To Christmas EVER

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary | Posted 02.21.2014 | Miami

Temperatures in South Florida refused to fall early Sunday morning, making the start of the Christmas week one of the warmest on record, according to ...

Shopping For Christmas Trees Is Different In Miami

Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

We do it in shorts. Miguel Reyes helps Mike Sanchez, Sarah Sanchez, and Lindsey Kreps pick their perfect Christmas tree at Santas Garden on Dece...

The Resilient People of Miami Tackle Climate Change

Francine Madera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Francine Madera

Our home is the most climate vulnerable city in the U.S. primarily due to sea level rise. Miami needs to adapt to climate change immediately if we want to survive as a metropolis.

The Strange Phenomena That May Have Squelched Hurricane Season

The Tampa Tribune | Keith Morelli | Posted 12.23.2013 | Miami

Wind shears, water vapor and temperature, El Nino and La Nina all play a role in the formation of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. This year, the Sa...

Miami Flooding Is Getting Worse

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 12.18.2013 | Miami

A conspiracy of the moon, high tides and the steady rise of the oceans left up to a foot of sea water in some sections of Fort Lauderdale and Miami Be...

LOOK: Scary Sight In Biscayne Bay

Posted 12.08.2013 | Miami

Miamians regularly take severe weather in stride, but a waterspout off Biscayne Bay on Tuesday sent locals scrambling for smartphone photos as officia...

'Fish Storms' Serve A Very Cool Purpose

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 11.03.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ They're called "fish storms" because they curve out to sea and seemingly do little more than hassle a bunch of tuna, marlins a...

HOW HOT Does August Get?

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 10.11.2013 | Miami

You know it's hot out when sweat breaks out on your brow -- and all you've done is walk to your car. Welcome to the hottest stretch of South Florid...

Stunning Timelapse Video Shows Thunderstorm Over Miami

Posted 08.05.2013 | Miami

There's a 40 percent chance of rain and scattered T-storms in the forecast for Monday night in Miami. While you'll most likely be keeping dry indoors ...

Why We're Safe For A Few Weeks

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 09.28.2013 | Miami

Florida is probably safe from a hurricane hit over the next couple of weeks, thanks to the same atmospheric conditions that mangled Tropical Storms Ch...

Get Ready For A Wet Weekend

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 09.10.2013 | Miami

After keeping Florida on edge for the past four days, Tropical Storm Chantal on Wednesday degenerated into an open wave in the Caribbean, about 260 mi...

LOOK: We're In The Cone!

Posted 09.07.2013 | Miami

Tropical Storm Chantal could greet Miami over the weekend. National Weather Service forecasts show South Florida sits in the 'cone of uncertainty'...

How Bad Will Hurricane Season Be?

Florida Keys Keynoter | | Posted 06.13.2013 | Miami

The first forecast for the six-month 2013 hurricane season came out Wednesday, and it doesn't look much different than what happened in the 2012 seaso...

PHOTOS: Sandy Whips South Florida

Posted 12.25.2012 | Miami

She's here! Though Hurricane Sandy is expected to remain off the South Florida coast, the Category 2 storm is still whipping up heavy winds and rain a...

What Sandy Means For Miami

Posted 12.24.2012 | Miami

Hold on to your umbrellas, Miami! Though Hurricane Sandy is expected to remain off Florida's east coast after passing over Cuba and the Bahamas, th...

Windy And Wet, But Phew!

Posted 08.27.2012 | Miami

Tropical Storm Isaac did not strengthen into a hurricane while passing through the Florida Keys, though it is still expected to do so. The center ...

TS ISAAC UPDATES

Posted 10.25.2012 | Miami

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to be at hurricane strength when it reaches the Florida Keys Sunday night, according to the National Hurricane Center...

FLORIDA KEYS, SW COAST UNDER HURRICANE WATCH

Posted 10.24.2012 | Miami

A hurricane watch was issued for the Florida Keys and the southwest coast of Florida late Friday night ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, which is becomin...

We're In The Cone!

Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

Uh-oh, Florida! As forecasters predict Tropical Storm Isaac will become a hurricane by Thursday, the westward-moving system's 5-day forecast cone s...

Miami Herald Reporters Remember Hurricane Andrew

| Chuck Strouse, Miami New Times | Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Chuck Strouse Hours after Hurricane Andrew leveled Miami 20 years ago this Friday, the farmland of ...

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Isaac Forms

Posted 10.21.2012 | Miami

Keep an eye on this one, Miami! A tropical depression headed for the Caribbean is expected to become a tropical storm later Tuesday, and advance fo...

Buckets Of Rain Beat Old 1901 Record

Posted 05.23.2012 | Miami

If you thought this Tuesday rain was out of the ordinary, you were right. Today's 5.54 inches of rain beat the official record for May 22 set all t...