Gulf Of Mexico

Source: CBS4

Rainy At Times Sunday

A disturbance over the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward South Florida with showers way out ahead of it.

11/09/2014

An F-16 fighter jet is shown at Homestead Air Reserve Base in 2007. (Photo credit ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force IDs Pilot In Fighter Jet Crash

Air Force officials identified the pilot involved in a deadly jet crash in the Gulf of Mexico.

11/08/2014

A wing of F-16 fighter jets overflies a military parade in Santiago on September 19, 2014, on the day of the 204th anniversary of Chile's independence.      (Source: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force: Pilot’s Remains Recovered After Gulf Crash

Air Force officials recovered the remains of a pilot after a jet crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday.

11/07/2014

Forecast track of TD #9 as of Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 11:00 p.m. (Source:  wunderground.com)

TD # 9 Downgraded To Remnant Low After Moving Inland

Tropical Depression nine continues to move eastward near the Mexican state of Campeche and is still expected to strengthen as the week goes on.

10/22/2014

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TD # 9 Forms Over SW Gulf Of Mexico

Tropical depression nine (TD #9) formed in the southwest Gulf of Mexico Tuesday evening as thunderstorms near the well defined low pressure center became better organized.

10/21/2014

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Marco Island Beaches Have Stinky Problem

The white sands of Marco Island’s beaches are a little pungent these days thanks to a cold front from the Gulf of Mexico which caused thousands of smelly sea squirts to wash ashore.

10/08/2014

A Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham digs up oiled sand on a beach on April 19, 2011 at South Pass in southern Louisiana. A year after the BP oil spill coated Gulf coast beaches and marshes, BP claims that most of the oil has been removed. Barham says, however, that much of the coastal cleaning has been superficial, as the oil has seeped into the soil, killing marshes and further eroding the state's damaged Mississippi Delta ecosystem. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

$627M In Gulf Oil Spill Recovery Projects Approved

Plans to spend $627 million on 44 projects meant to aid recovery from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico were approved Friday, but environmentalists are fuming that $58 million will go to an Alabama beachfront hotel they say will hurt rather than help the Gulf.

10/04/2014

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Tropical Disturbance Movement Means Less Rain For Florida

The tropical disturbance that slowly meandered across South Florida on Friday, continues to move away from us, and is now in the Gulf of Mexico. As this feature, moves away, the rain and storm chance diminishes and the sun, cloud weather mix is back in play! As the sunshine increases during the afternoon hours on Saturday, a few storms may fire up, but widespread coverage is not expected.

09/13/2014

Tropical Depression Five as of 5 p.m. September 1, 2014.  (Source: wunderground.com)

Tropical Depression Five Forms In Bay Of Campeche

Tropical Depression Five formed Monday afternoon in the eastern Bay of Campeche and may form into the next named tropical system.

09/01/2014

"Woodstock" was returned to the wild on Tuesday, Jan. 7th 2014.  (Source: CBS4)

Manatees May Soon Lose Endangered Status

As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.

08/29/2014

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