Severe Weather

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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.

04/15/2014

(Source: Dave Game/CBSMiami) - Dangerous lightning like this, seen over western Miami-Dade, is possible in severe thunderstorms.

Severe Weather Threat Over For South Florida

After an afternoon of gusty winds and severe thunderstorms, the weather has calmed down.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

Three men were struck by lightning September 2, 2013, one died.  (Source: CBS4)

Lightning Strike Kills 1, Injures 2 In SW Miami-Dade County

Three men were struck by lightning as a thunderstorm moved over parts of Miami-Dade County Monday.

CBS4–09/02/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Strong Tornadoes A Rarity In South Florida

We 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.

CBS Miami–05/21/2013

Tornado Swirling

Major Storm System Impacting Christmas Day Travel

From a major winter storm to possible tornadoes on Christmas Day, the weather is keeping travelers across the country on their toes this holiday season.

CBS Miami–12/24/2012

CBS4_Mobile_Weather_Lab

CBS4 Debuts Mobile Weather Lab To Tame S. Fla. Storms

The 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.

CBS4–11/09/2012

Tropical Storm Isaac, August 24, 2012 11pm

Hurricane Watch Issued For Keys As Isaac Becomes Better Organized

Tropical 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.

CBS4–08/24/2012

Speedboat

Boat Owners Urged To Secure Boats Now

While 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.

CBS4–08/24/2012

Ann Jones in Key West may cut vacation short because of Tropical Storm Isaac.  (Source: CBS4)

Keys Residents Prep For Isaac’s Impact

With stacks of bottled water in her garage, Thereasa Bowens is ready if Isaac moves her way, through her Florida City neighborhood.

CBS4–08/24/2012

Tropical Depression Joyce 8/24 5AM (Source: CBS)

Joyce Degenerates Into A Remnant Low

Tropical Depression Joyce is losing tropical characteristics and is now a remnant low, according to National Hurricane Center forecasters.

08/24/2012

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