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The partial federal government shutdown had a ripple effect across South Florida on Tuesday. (source: CBS4)

Federal Employees Hastily Close Up Shop Due To Shutdown

The partial federal government shutdown had a ripple effect across South Florida on Tuesday. Employees at some federal services spent the morning closing up shop and hastily recording messages on answering systems that their offices were not open due to the shutdown.

CBS4–10/01/2013

(Source: www.http://floridakeys.noaa.gov/)

NOAA Testing Unmanned Aircraft In Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary

A battery-powered aircraft, equipped with real-time video and photo capability, will be sent to a Keys marine sanctuary to survey wildlife and for a better take on how boaters use the sanctuary.

09/12/2013

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)

NOAA Says Hurricane Season Could Still Be “Very Active”

NOAA still believes the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season will be above normal with “the possibility that it could be very active,” according to the organizations updated outlook.

CBS Miami–08/08/2013

(Source: AP)

Volunteer Divers Needed To Restore Coral Reefs

Volunteer divers can now learn how to help restore the ecosystem by cleaning and preparing new coral for planting in the Florida Keys.

CBS Miami–06/03/2013

In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy moves inland across the mid-Atlantic region on October 30, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City.  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

American Hurricane Forecast Models Lack Oomph

Days away from hurricane season and some meteorologists are wondering how American computer models will stack-up against the competition in 2013.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

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Rip Currents Expected Through Holiday Weekend

Beach-going is a popular past-time on Memorial Day weekend but, according to the National Weather Service, swimmers should be aware of rip currents.

05/25/2013

Hurricane WIlma hit South Florida in October 2005 (Source: NOAA)

NOAA Predicting Possibly “Extremely Active Hurricane Season”

While South Florida has been able to avoid much of the hurricane activity in the last few years, it may be more difficult this year if NOAA’s outlook for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season comes to fruition.

CBS Miami–05/23/2013

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Hurricane Conference Talks Center On Storm Surge & Flooding

Last year’s Superstorm Sandy brought home some valuable lessons to emergency managers across the state, storm surge and flooding are dangerous and difficult to predict, and sometimes it’s even harder to communicate that sense of urgency to the public.

05/07/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Center Could Be Part Of NOAA’s Planned Furloughs

For many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

Miami ranks as the best urban center to retire, according to a new study by NerdWallet. (Source: Getty Images)

Study: Miami Is Nation’s Best Urban Place To Retire

Are you looking for a place to retire? Stay put, concludes a study by NerdWallet.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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