High Winds


Brush Fire Threatening Homes In Southwest Miami-Dade

High winds are fueling a brush fire in Southwest Miami-Dade as firefighters work to keep the flames from spreading to nearby homes.


Surfers take advantage of the waves created by Hurricane Irene as it passes off the coast on August 25, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

With Sandy Expected To Expand, Beach Erosion A Concern

While the core of Tropical Storm Sandy will stay off our coast, we will definitely feel its presence.


(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

High Rip Current Risk For S. Fla. Beach Goers

There’s a water warning for South Florida beachgoers this long holiday weekend. Beachgoers are being urged to use extreme caution due to dangerous rip currents.


(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

High Rip Current Risk Through The Weekend

Now that some really nice weather has settled in you may thinking about hitting the beach this weekend. If you do go, don’t plan on getting in the water.


(Source: CBS4) Ft Lauderdale Beach

More Wind, Pounding Surf Across S. Fla. Shorelines

High wind and pounding surf will continue to plague South Florida’s shoreline on Tuesday. Monday’s high tide caused some problems on A1A along Ft. Lauderdale beach.


(Source: CBS4) Ft Lauderdale Beach

Gusty Wind Push Sand, Water Onto Ft. Lauderdale’s A1A

Pounding surf and high tide caused a bit of problem on A1A along Ft. Lauderdale beach.


(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

High Rip Current Risk Through Monday

Whipping winds along the coasts of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have prompted emergency officials to issue a rip current warning through Monday.


(Source: CBS4 Viewer Dirsa Garay) Clouds gather over Miami as a storm front moves Tuesday. The same front caused major damage in Central Florida, and minor damage in parts of South Florida

Storms Cut Power, Delay Planes, But Bring Cooler Temps

Strong thunderstorms rolled through South Florida shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday and brought with them heavy rain, high winds and some lightning. But the weather also brought drier air and cooler temperatures.