While South Florida breathes a sigh of relief that no big storms have come near us this Atlantic Hurricane Season, many will also remember that 20-years ago this week Hurricane Andrew formed in the Atlantic and smashed into South Florida on August 24th causing billions in damage and dozens of deaths.
It may be hard to believe for some, but August 2012 marks 20 years since Hurricane Andrew stuck South Florida, changing the course of history in the area forever.
The City Commission of Miami-Dade County presented Neighbors 4 Neighbors with a special proclamation in honor of their upcoming 20th anniversary.
It may be hard to believe, but August will mark 20 years of Neighbors 4 Neighbors working to help those in need. N4N has decided to celebrate that milestone with what’s it’s calling a “Rocking Breakfast.”
The new director of the National Hurricane Center has barely found the keys to his office, but he’s already warning South Florida not to be complacent despite forecasts of what’s being called an ‘average’ hurricane season.
Here we go again. Check your battery, water and canned food supplies. The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season is officially underway.
Hurricane forecasters have improved their ability to predict where a storm will go since the time Hurricane Andrew made a catastrophic landfall in South Florida two decades ago, however, the ability to predict how bad, or intense a storm will be still eludes them.
If you lived in South Florida during Hurricane Andrew, you’ll never forget it and the lessons learned from that catastrophic hurricane are being reexamined by Florida’s emergency managers who are preparing for the upcoming tropical storm season.
Dr. William Gray has issued his first prediction for the Atlantic Hurricane season and the numbers predict a weaker season that should be about 25 percent less active than the long-term average.
CBS4’s David Bernard continues his annual Holiday Homes Tour on Thursday, December 15th at the home of Hugh Wiedman and his family, at 13905 SW 72 Court in Palmetto Bay.