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Hurricane Season

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Storm Surge Risks Get Their Own Graphics

When it comes to storm surge, there are two important points those living in flood zones should know: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.


(Source: NOAA)

Hurricane Sales Tax Period Gains Strength In Florida House

A proposal that would allow people to avoid sales taxes while stocking up on storm gear at the start of hurricane season continues to gain strength in the House.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

June 6, 2013:   In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the overshooting cloud tops (colored dark orange) associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to make landfall later today near Steinhatchee, Florida.  (Photo by: NOAA via Getty Images)

Forecasters Add 1 Subtropical Storm To 2013 Tally

The National Hurricane Center has added one subtropical storm to last year’s tally of tropical weather.


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Emergency Officials Want Residents To Remain Prepared Despite End Of Hurricane Season

South Florida can breathe a sigh of relief Saturday as the rather slow 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season has come to an end—but emergency officials say that resident’s should still remain prepared.


Like last year, hurricane season 2013 is expected to be busy, according to the annual forecast released by renowned climatologists at Colo. State University. (Source: CBS4)

Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming To A Close

The early predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season favored an above-average season. But as the season comes to a close, the Atlantic has churned out the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982.

CBS Miami–11/25/2013

Subtropical Storm Melissa's forecast track as of 11/19 at 4 p.m. (Source:

Subtropical Storm Melissa Takes Turn To Northeast

Subtropical storm Melissa has taken a turn to the northeast as it continues its trek north across the central Atlantic. At 4 p.m. the center of the storm was about 645 miles east of Bermuda.


The forecast track of Subtropical Storm Melissa as of 11/18 at 5 p.m.  (Source:

Subtropical Storm Melissa Forms In Atlantic

Many people have November 30th circled on their calendars because it’s the end of the hurricane season. But before we wrap it up, forecasters are keeping tabs on a subtropical storm which formed in the northern Atlantic on Monday.


Tropical Storm Lorenzo forecast track as of 10/23 at 11 a.m. (Source:

Tropical Storm Lorenzo Weakens

Tropical Storm Lorenzo began to weaken Wednesday morning. At 11 a.m., the 13th tropical storm of the season was about 955 miles east of Bermuda.


Tropical Storm Lorenzo 10/22 at 11 a.m. (Source:

Tropical Storm Lorenzo Strengthens A Bit

Tropical Storm Lorenzo strengthened a bit Tuesday morning, but it’s still a fish storm heading away from us.


The 11 p.m. advisory for Tropical Storm Lorenzo. (Source:

Tropical Storm Lorenzo Forms In The Atlantic

The 13th Tropical Storm of the season formed in the Atlantic Ocean Monday.