Hurricane Andrew slammed into Florida on August 24th, 1992. The storm changed the landscape of South Florida and the lives of hundreds of thousands of people forever.
A long anticipated El Nino has finally arrived. While it may be good news for South Florida because the El Nino phenomenon is said to decrease hurricane activity in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean Sea, it’s too little too late for drought-struck California, according to meteorologists.
It’s official, the Miami Marine Stadium at Virginia Key will host the Miami International Boat Show for 2016 and years to come.
For the first time in 20 years, the hurricane-damaged seats at the Miami Marine Stadium could be filled with spectators, as the Miami Marine Stadium enters into a tentative deal to host the Miami International Boat Show for at least 2016 and 2017.
The storm changed the landscape of South Florida and the lives of hundreds of thousands of people forever.
The upcoming hurricane season is just weeks away, but Florida is entering the new storm season with positive news.
Miami-Dade County has one of the toughest building codes in the country. Doors and windows on newly constructed homes can withstand hurricane force winds, thanks in large part to longtime Building Director Charles Danger. But even though plenty of danger remains from hurricanes, Miami-Dade County will be without Charlie Danger when he retires this week after three decades on the job.
Hurricane Andrew forever changed the landscape and lives in South Florida 21 years ago, Saturday.
Make history on a day that does the same: serve people in crisis by donating to Neighbors 4 Neighbors on 12/12/12, Give Miami Day. During Give Miami Day, your donation of $25 or more will be matched by The Miami Foundation.
Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, investigative reporter Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those on the East Coast recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.