Miami-Dade County has one of the toughest building codes in the country. Doors and windows on newly constructed homes can withstand hurricane force winds, thanks in large part to longtime Building Director Charles Danger. But even though plenty of danger remains from hurricanes, Miami-Dade County will be without Charlie Danger when he retires this week after three decades on the job.
Eight young whooping cranes, that are supposed to be on their way to Florida, remain grounded Friday in Alabama due to flying conditions.
It’s another blustery day across South Florida. CBS4 Chief Meteorologist David Bernard said the culprit is a large area of high pressure over the Eastern United States.
After a wet, windy and wild week of weather across South Florida the area woke up to just a few showers this morning.
Showers and thunderstorms moved over the area Sunday night into Monday morning after the mercury soared to 90 degrees, tying a record Sunday. But with the passage of the showers and a cold front on Monday, the temperatures will be plummeting over the next few days.
After a relatively cool few weeks in South Florida much warmer weather is on the way starting this weekend.
Temperatures didn’t quite drop as far as we expected Friday morning, bottoming out in the low-to-mid 50′s around most of the area, with a few spots dropping to the upper 40′s.
Sandy is a tropical system and its defying the odds in getting stronger as it moves north. So now, forecasters are even more concerned about the core of this system and the very strong winds associated with it at landfall along the New Jersey Shore.
School officials in Palm Beach County aren’t taking any chances with Hurricane Sandy.
Isaac is becoming better organized and a little stronger and a turn toward the northwest in our direction is expected Friday. Isaac will cross Haiti and eastern Cuba tonight and Saturday.