After an afternoon of gusty winds and severe thunderstorms, the weather has calmed down.
A line of storms which moved through central Broward early Tuesday afternoon sent one man to the hospital and tossed some boats around in a Dania Beach marina.
Thursday morning’s wicked weather spawned tornadoes in western Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Storm chasing is a dangerous hobby, everyone knows that. By its very nature putting yourself in harm’s way to see a destructive atmospheric event means you are taking a risk of being overtaken by that event or maybe even becoming part of it.
Some very lucky animals made their way to the Tri-County Humane Society Friday after escaping near certain death in the aftermath of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado last week.
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.
South Florida is in for another soaking Friday. After several days of rain, more of it is expected to fall today before drier air moves in.
Heavy thunderstorms have been rolling across South Florida for most of the day Thursday. The storms have produced torrential downpours and possibly even a tornado in Boca Raton.
Thursday’s powerful spring storm packed such a punch, the National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down in Boca Raton.
When tropical weather starts to threaten, weather forecasts are filled with new terms and ideas that can be confusing especially to people new to South Florida and tropical weather. These terms should help de-mystify hurricane season, and help you to feel a bit more confident as we face the season of storms.