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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.



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.


Higher-than-average tide event flooding Miami Beach streets in 2010. (Source:

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.


NASA Satellite

East Coast Weather Satellite Fails

It’s a good thing there’s nothing brewing in the tropics. The U.S. weather satellite that tracks the East Coast and Atlantic hurricanes is broken.


(Source: CBS4)

Multi-Agency Exercise Tests Oil Spill Readiness

Has South Florida readied itself for an oil spill disaster like that seen in the Gulf oil spill in spring 2010? New oil drilling on Cuba’s waters brings reason for concern.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

NOAA Logo Over Hurricane

New NOAA Forecast: 3 To 9 More Storms Highly Likely

An updated NOAA forecast released Thursday calls for a busy second half of hurricane season.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012


NOAA: July 2012 Hottest Month Ever For U.S.

July 2012 will be a landmark month for meteorologists and climatologists. According to NOAA, July was the hottest month on record for the United States dating back to 1895.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012

(Source: AP)

Lawmakers Venture To Keys Undersea Lab

A group of South Florida lawmakers put on their wetsuits Saturday and dove down under in the Keys to raise awareness about the future of Aquarius.


(Source: AP)

Budget Cuts Threaten To Close Undersea Keys Lab

The last publicly-funded undersea research lab to closely monitor a coral reef may be closing.

CBS Miami–07/20/2012