South Florida Guide To Hurricane Terms

When tropical weather starts to threaten, the weather forecasts are filled with new terms and ideas that could be confusion, especially to people new to South Florida and tropical weather. These terms should help de-mystify hurricane season, and help you to feel a bit more confident as we face the season of storms.



Guide To Preparing Your Pets For A Storm

Your pets are members of your family. Don’t leave them out of your hurricane plans.


Eric Cantor (R-Va) On Face The Nation

GOP Threatens Disaster Victims

As Floridians prepare to face the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season, the Republican-led House of Representatives has a message for victims of disasters: you may be out of luck if you want government assistance.

CBS Miami–05/29/2011

(Source: CBS4)

Simulated Crash At Ft. Lauderdale Airport

What may look like a real disaster unfolding at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was really just a training drill.



Neighbors 4 Neighbors

Neighbors 4 Neighbors became a hallmark of the recovery from Hurricane Andrew.


(Source: CBS) Stephanie Lombard, a teacher working in Japan at the time of the Earthquake, returned home to Coral Springs Sunday

Japan Disaster Survivor Returns To Coral Springs

Her apartment was destroyed. Her job, on hold. The country she had traveled to on a teaching assignment is no longer safe. Sunday, Coral Springs teacher Stephanie Lombard came home, bringing with her memories of disaster and survival.



Broward Teacher In Japan Recounts Story Of Survival

Three days after a devastating earthquake struck Japan, one South Florida teacher recounted the distressing details of her survival and the fear she felt as the earth shook beneath her.


The contents of a typical survival supply kit. (Photo By Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Survivalist “Preppers” Ready For Anything

If a disaster strikes, are you ready? Find out about a new group of survivalists who are prepping for potential disasters.