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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

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Restrictions In Everglades Due To High Water Levels

When Tropical Storm Isaac moved across South Florida, it brought some much needed rain to Lake Okeechobee which is South Florida’s back-up water supply. But at the time same time, it caused water levels to rise a bit too much in the Everglades which is bad for the wildlife.

CBS4–09/17/2012

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Restrictions In Everglades Due To High Water Levels

When Tropical Storm Isaac moved across South Florida, it brought some much needed rain to Lake Okeechobee which is South Florida’s back-up water supply. But at the time same time, it caused water levels to rise a bit too much in the Everglades which is bad for the wildlife.

CBS4–09/11/2012

(Source: weloveseafood.com) Scallops can be hidden by water runoff from streams and rivers

New Debby Problem: Scallops Hiding

If you were looking for one more thing to blame on Tropical Storm Debby and it’s drenching rains, complain about the scallops. With the start of the season coming up, Debby’s aftermath if making the little animals hard to find.

CBS4–07/06/2012

Tropical Storm Debby Causes Coastal Flooding On Florida's Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Debby Blamed For Near Record Tornadoes

If you think South Florida was spared for the most part by Tropical Storm Debby, think again. The National Weather Service says the drenching tropical system produced 10 tornadoes over the southern part of Florida, tying a record set almost half a century ago.

07/02/2012

(Source: CBS)

More Rain Drenches Soggy South Florida

The morning commute was a soggy mess Monday as an annoying persistent low pressure system continued to pump rain into South Florida, drenching Miami-Dade with record rainfall Sunday, sparking a flood watch Monday, and rocking the Keys with thunderstorms. Forecasters say don’t look for change today.

04/30/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Abundant Rainfall Helping S. Fla. Water Problems

The recent rainfall has sent Lake Okeechobee up by three feet and nearly two feet of rain fell in some parts of the Everglades last month, erasing a bone-dry summer.

CBS4–11/11/2011

(Photo Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

October Rains Sets Record In S. Florida

While the dry season officially started in October, the rainy season wouldn’t go away without one final month of record rainfall.

CBS4–11/01/2011

(AP)

Weekend Storms Helped Raise Lake Okeechobee Levels

While many South Floridians cursed the recent heavy storms for ruining their weekend, officials with the Water Management District couldn’t be more thrilled.

CBS4–10/10/2011

(AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)

Drought-Parched S. Florida Farmers To Get Help From Feds

South Florida farmers whose crops were withered by drought and fried by the heat may soon get some help, after Broward and Palm Beach counties were included in a disaster declaration by the US Department of Agriculture covering 27 Florida counties.

08/01/2011

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