Lake Okeechobee

Umbrella

Report: Wettest September For South Florida In 10 Years

The month of September was a wet one for South Florida. According to the experts, most of the rainfall was over the Kissimmee basins that flow into Lake Okeechobee.

10/02/2014

A picture of the sun over South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Summer Stats: A Little Too Wet, But No Record-Breaking Heat

The summer is beginning to wind down and the transition into fall will happen in a few weeks for most of the nation.

09/04/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

South Florida Plant Farmers Look To Profit From ‘Cannabiz’

Now that Governor Rick Scott has signed ‘Charlotte’s Web’ into law, interest is growing in the so-called ‘Cannabiz.’

06/19/2014

May 15, 2014: Heavy rain caused street flooding on NW 8th Street near of 49th Avenue in Hialeah. (Source: Ted Scouten/CBS4)

SFWMD: May Was Near-Average For Rainfall

South Florida rounded out the month of May with a near-average amount of rainfall.

06/02/2014

Source: CBS4

Super Sunday Weather

Sunday will be another scorcher across South Florida with temperatures around 90 degrees.

05/25/2014

Florida Money

Florida Legislators Agree On State Spending

Florida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.

04/28/2014

Florida Money

Budget All But Done After Late-Night Deals

Lawmakers were on the verge of a final budget deal Sunday night after agreeing on virtually all of the outstanding spending items —putting them in striking distance of finishing the legislative session on time.

04/28/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Trails Around Lake Okeechobee To Close

An additional 20 miles of scenic trails around Lake Okeechobee will be closed to the public so repairs can be made to the lake’s aging earthen dike.

04/13/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration Plan

The process to get federal funding for the Everglades restoration projects is underway after the state agency which oversees those projects approved the $1.9 billion plan.

04/12/2014

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Thunderstorms Likely For Late St. Patty’s Festivities

A strong cold front moving across the Florida peninsula could bring strong and possibly severe thunderstorms across South Florida late Monday afternoon and into early Tuesday morning.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

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