Two waterspouts were spotted offshore near Fort Lauderdale on Friday morning.
You can’t always be in front of your TV set watching CBS4 while completing your hurricane preparations. You won’t always have your TV if you’re in a shelter, or when the power goes off. That’s the reason for the CBS4 Hurricane Network!
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.
Tropical Storm Rafael strengthened Saturday as it continued north across the eastern Carribean.
Some delicate ornamental plants don’t tolerate the cold well, even if well above the freezing mark. Orchids, houseplants, and new plantings are particularly at risk in the chill.
Too often, when the weather turns cool in South Florida preventable fires from heating systems end tragically. Using stoves or portable heaters in a makeshift fashion frequently pose the greatest threat.
There’s a chilly change coming to South Florida.
Torrential rains from a weather system moving through South Miami-Dade have flooded streets in Cutler Bay and Palmetto Bay, and spawned two tornado warnings after forecasters spotted signs of a possible funnel cloud around Black Point Marina, headed north. Those warnings were canceled shortly after 9:15 pm.
Cool 60s greeted South Floridians on Friday morning with some areas seeing the coolest morning lows since last March.
It’s time to finally put those umbrellas away, go outside and enjoy South Florida’s first cold front of the season.