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Parasailing Industry May See New Guidelines

The parasailing industry in Florida could be subject to safety guidelines under a bill passed by the Florida Legislature Thursday.

05/01/2014

Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

High Risk Of Rip Currents Saturday

The first official day of winter is here, but with South Florida’s warm temperatures saying otherwise, weather experts are warning beach-goers of dangerous rip currents.

12/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

State Officials: Swimmers Beware Of Rip Currents

South Florida is one of those places where ocean-swimming is still a pastime in the month of November. But, Florida’s emergency managers are warning swimmers of a high risk of rip currents through Tuesday.

11/23/2013

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami (Source: Coast Guard)

Two Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Miami

A life jacket and inflatable seat cushion likely saved the lives of two people stranded off Miami in the Atlantic Ocean Sunday.

10/27/2013

Thursday night the environmental group Oceana held a forum on something called seismic airguns at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.  October 3, 2013 (Source: CBS4)

Debate Begins Over Seismic Airguns

The debate over drilling off Florida’s coastline is starting up again. This time the oil industry is lobbying to test to see just what exists beneath the Atlantic Ocean floor. It’s pretty remarkable technology, but experts believe it could be quite damaging as well.

CBS4–10/03/2013

Humberto's forecast track on 9/17/13 at 5 p.m. (Source: www.wunderground.com)

Humberto Weakens A Little

Tropical Storm Humberto’s winds decreased Tuesday night but is expected to strengthen again, according to the National Hurricane Center.

09/17/2013

Staff from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital release "Taco," a sub-adult, loggerhead sea turtle, off the Cheeca Lodge resort Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Islamorada, Fla. "Taco" was discovered floating in a nearby channel May 5, 2013, rescued and taken to the hospital for treatment that included administering antibiotics and Beano, a human dietary supplement used to reduce digestive tract gas.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Mended Sea Turtle Returns To Ocean Off The Keys

Taco the loggerhead sea turtle, who was rescued on Cinco de Mayo, returned to the ocean off a posh Florida Keys resort Friday.

08/23/2013

Tropical Storm Erin reformed August 16, 2013 as of the 11:00 p.m. advisory.

Erin Becomes Tropical Storm Again

Tropical Storm Erin has reformed according to the latest advisory.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

Tropical Storm Erin is moving west northwest away from the Cape Verde Islands August 15, 2013.

TS Erin Holding Steady

Tropical Storm Erin continued to move away from the Cape Verde Islands on Thursday.

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

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Tropical Depression #5 Forms In Far East Atlantic

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are tracking the newly-formed Tropical Depression #5 in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean.

CBS4–08/14/2013

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