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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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Winter Humidity Takes Over South Florida

You might call this a bad-hair weekend with Caribbean humidity blossoming around South Florida.

02/22/2014

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Spotty Showers Saturday

It will be a warm day across South Florida with a few showers off and on throughout the day.

02/08/2014

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Broward Beach Restoration Project Begins Monday

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.

11/02/2013

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Water Levels Lowering In Lake Okeechobee

A bit of good news from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The water levels are falling in Lake Okeechobee.

10/07/2013

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Officials: Small Plane Crashed Into Lake Okeechobee

Divers have located one victim of a plane crash in Lake Okeechobee.

CBS Miami–09/28/2013

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Scott Challenges Obama To See Damage Of Lake O Releases First Hand

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.

CBS4–09/25/2013

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Lake Okeechobee Water Level Being Lowered Again

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lowering the water level of Lake Okeechobee once again due to above-average rainfall in September.

CBS Miami–09/23/2013

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Lake Okeechobee Water Levels Falling

Lt. Col. Tom Greco of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says water levels in the lake are falling because of drier conditions in August.

09/14/2013

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State Approves Nearly $3 Million To Divert Water From Lake

The state plans to spend millions of dollars to take some immediate steps to reduce water coming from Lake Okeechobee into nearby estuaries.

09/13/2013

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