Severe Weather

New Lab At UM Can Create Hurricane Conditions On DemandIn trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into catastrophic monsters, researchers have created a lab that allows them to generate tropical storm conditions with the flip of a switch.
Storm Surge Risks Get Their Own Graphics When it comes to storm surge, there are two important points those living in flood zones should know: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.
Severe Weather Threat Over For South FloridaAfter an afternoon of gusty winds and severe thunderstorms, the weather has calmed down.
Lightning Strike Kills 1, Injures 2 In SW Miami-Dade CountyThree men were struck by lightning as a thunderstorm moved over parts of Miami-Dade County Monday.
Strong Tornadoes A Rarity In South FloridaWe have all seen the devastation left in the wake of an EF-5 tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma Monday afternoon. Miami has the occasional tornado, but Oklahoma is in the middle of tornado alley which set the stage for Monday's twister.
Major Storm System Impacting Christmas Day TravelFrom a major winter storm to possible tornadoes on Christmas Day, the weather is keeping travelers across the country on their toes this holiday season.
CBS4 Debuts Mobile Weather Lab To Tame S. Fla. StormsThe CBS4 Mobile Weather Lab is a unique way to take the viewer to the bad weather. Instead of waiting for thunderstorms or tropical storm squalls to arrive at a weather site, we now have the ability to meet the wind, rain, or extreme weather where it is happening.
Hurricane Watch Issued For Keys As Isaac Becomes Better OrganizedTropical Storm Isaac gained some strength Friday evening as it marched toward Haiti; and ahead of it in South Florida, tropical storm watches have been issued for most of South Florida.
Boat Owners Urged To Secure Boats NowWhile it is looking more and more like South Florida will not be in the direct path of Tropical Storm Isaac, that doesn’t mean we won’t feel its effects.
Keys Residents Prep For Isaac's ImpactWith stacks of bottled water in her garage, Thereasa Bowens is ready if Isaac moves her way, through her Florida City neighborhood.
Joyce Degenerates Into A Remnant LowTropical Depression Joyce is losing tropical characteristics and is now a remnant low, according to National Hurricane Center forecasters.
South Dade, Keys Residents Stock Up Before The Storm While it’s still too early to tell what sort of impact Tropical Storm Isaac will have on South Florida and the Keys, some folks aren’t waiting around.
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