10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane CharleyThe category four storm made landfall over North Captiva Island in Lee County and moved into Charlotte County on August 13, 2004.
New Broward Flood Zones Give Some Homeowners Break On InsuranceWith costs of flood insurance hitting the roof, Pembroke Pines homeowner Susan Henderson will now be getting a break under her roof.
New Flood Zone Maps Equal Savings For Broward Property OwnersProperty owners in Broward County will now be able to more easily access whether their property is located in a flood zone.
FEMA Chief To Address US Hurricane Conference Weather officials from around the country are meeting for the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando this week.
M-D Comm. Battles Massive Rise In Flood Insurance PremiumsMiami-Dade County Commissioners are fighting back against large impending rate hikes for flood insurance.
Furloughs Impacting Nat'l. Guard Preps For Tropical WeatherWhile Washington remains in a standstill thanks to the GOP-forced government shutdown, the panhandle of Florida is preparing for a tropical storm and those preps could be hampered by the freeze in government.
Broward County Offers "Twitter Alert"Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.
Fla. Gets Grant To Study SinkholesSinkholes are an all to common occurrence in Florida and that's why the state has received a $1.08 million federal grant to study the state's vulnerability to the natural phenomenon.
Changes May Boost Flood Insurance RatesWith the start of hurricane season just days away, South Florida homeowners that are in the National Flood Insurance program should know that there are changes are on the way.
NOAA Predicting Possibly "Extremely Active Hurricane Season"While South Florida has been able to avoid much of the hurricane activity in the last few years, it may be more difficult this year if NOAA’s outlook for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season comes to fruition.
South Florida Guide To Hurricane Terms When tropical weather starts to threaten, weather forecasts are filled with new terms and ideas that can be confusing 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.
M-D Fire Rescue Changes Command For First TimeSurrounded by the love, respect and admiration of family, friends and coworkers, Fire Chief Dave Downey assumed command of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) on Friday.