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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

Rip Current warning flag (Source: CBS4)

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

A juvenile loggerhead sea turtle (Source: Tom Longo/Loggerhead Marinelife Center)

Loggerhead Who Ate Hook Leaves Turtle Hospital For Keys Waters

A loggerhead sea turtle was returned to the ocean off the Florida Keys Saturday after an angler’s baited hook it ingested was surgically removed.

CBS4–02/09/2013

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2012 Warmest Year Ever Recorded In U.S.

If you thought 2012 was warmer than usual, it wasn’t your imagination. The National Climatic Data Center announced the 2012 average annual temperature of 55.3 degrees was the warmest year ever recorded for the contiguous United States.

CBS Miami–01/08/2013

Tidal flooding on Miami Beach (Source: CBS4)

Blame The Moon For S. Florida’s Tidal Flooding

Parts of South Florida continue to flood due to the annual autumnal high tides which cause canals, rivers and coastlines to flood without any rain.

CBS4–10/16/2012

(Source: Miami-Dade.gov)

Autumn’s High Tide Causes Flooding On Miami Beach

South Florida’s autumnal high tides have arrived which means canals, rivers and coastlines are at risk of flooding.

CBS4–10/15/2012

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