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.
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.
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.
You might call this a bad-hair weekend with Caribbean humidity blossoming around South Florida.
It will be a warm day across South Florida with a few showers off and on throughout the day.
Beaches in northern Broward will begin being buffed up starting Monday as part of their beach restoration project meant to fix thinning sections of the coastline.
A bit of good news from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The water levels are falling in Lake Okeechobee.
Divers have located one victim of a plane crash in Lake Okeechobee.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engingeers has been releasing water from Lake Okeechobee to reduce pressure on the aging Herbert Hoover Dike. Those fresh water releases have caused damage to the ecosystems of the Caloosahatchee River and the St. Lucie estuary.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lowering the water level of Lake Okeechobee once again due to above-average rainfall in September.