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July 21, 2014: Tropical Depression Two as of the 5 p.m. advisory.  (Source: wunderground.com)

Tropical Depression Two Forms In Atlantic, Moving West

Meteorologists are watching Tropical Depression Two in the Atlantic Ocean.

07/21/2014

July 3, 2014: Hurricane Arthur as of 11:00 p.m. as a category 2 storm making landfall near Cape Lookout, NC. (Source: wunderground.com)

Arthur Becomes Category 2 Hurricane With NC Landfall

Hurricane Arthur’s winds were at 100 mph Thursday night making it a category 2 hurricane. It became the first hurricane of this year’s season earlier in the day.

07/03/2014

Florida Money

Early End Forecast For ‘Hurricane Tax’

Collected to help pay claims from the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons, an extra charge on homeowners- and auto-insurance policies will be removed 18 months earlier than previously expected.

06/18/2014

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Last Day To Catch A Break On Hurricane Preparation Items

It is the last day for Floridians to get a tax break on hurricane preparation items.

06/08/2014

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Male Named Hurricanes More Scary

Which would scare you more if you heard that it was coming straight at South Florida – Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?

06/02/2014

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Hurricane Tax Holiday Week Starts Saturday

Floridians getting ready for the hurricane season can save some cash at the same time with a sales tax holiday starting Saturday.

05/30/2014

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)

Citizens Property Insurance Braced For Hurricane Season

Citizens Property Insurance enters the 2014 hurricane season believing its finances are on solid ground.

05/29/2014

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)

Drones Are Newest Hurricane Research Tools

Hurricane season is right around the corner, and as many South Floridians know, some hurricanes gain strength while others fall apart.

05/27/2014

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Broward County Participates In Statewide Hurricane Exercise

Broward County agencies are participating in a day-long, emergency simulation exercise in Plantation.

05/21/2014

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Gov. Scott Approves Three Sales Tax Holidays

While attending the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Orlando on Monday, Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill which would create three sales tax holidays this year including one right at the start of hurricane season.

05/12/2014

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