Hurricane Andrew was stronger than we thought, say experts

It has been 19 years since Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida. Yet the storm still remains etched in people’s minds all across South Florida ten years after it became the costliest natural disaster in United States history with almost $30 billion dollars in damage. Recently, however, a committee called the National Oceanic and Aeronautic More...

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By Douglas On Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
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NOAA expects ‘above normal hurricane season’ in Atlantic basin

 By National Oceanographic and Aeronautics Administration  The Atlantic basin is expected to see an above-normal hurricane season this year, according to the seasonal outlook issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction More...

By Douglas On Monday, July 11th, 2011
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Make ‘necessary preparations’ for hurricanes, Abrams urges

 By County Commissioner Steven L. Abrams District 3  Once again, it’s time to make the necessary preparations for the hurricane season.  Even though we have been fortunate the past few years not to have any More...

By Douglas On Monday, June 27th, 2011
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Abrams explains ‘iDart’ disaster assessment, reporting system

By Commissioner Steven L. Abrams District 4  Once again, it’s time to make the necessary preparations for the upcoming hurricane season.  Even though we have been fortunate the past few years not to have any More...

By Douglas On Friday, February 11th, 2011
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Winter is no menace for businesses in South Florida

By Jennifer Ortega It’s official! There is to be six more weeks of winter. The groundhog retreated into his burrow and cities like Chicago, New York and Boston are buried in ice and snow. The rest of the country More...

By Douglas On Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
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Snowbirds appreciative of the Floridian Winter

By Jennifer Ortega There were no swimmers at Boca Raton Inlet. It was just one of the many Florida beaches that are nearly deserted due to the cooler temperatures we’ve been experiencing in South Florida. While More...

By Douglas On Monday, January 17th, 2011
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The cold spell has FAU students puzzled!

By Jennifer Ortega After visiting the Boca Town Center last week and learning how mall-goers dealt with winter in South Florida, I went to Florida Atlantic University to see how students were handling the cold weather. More...

By Douglas On Saturday, January 8th, 2011
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Boca Ratonians are appalled/delighted by the cold!

By Jennifer Ortega With the temperatures fluctuating greatly in South Florida, I marched to the heart of Boca Raton—the Town Center Mall—to see what the locals had to say about the weather changes. The reactions More...

By Douglas On Thursday, December 30th, 2010
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Cold front affects winter fashion–citrus crop

By Jennifer Ortega With a blast of cold weather and a massive dip in temperatures–winter for South Florida continues! In Florida, it’s a rarity when winter jackets and scarves become our new best friends. More...

By Douglas On Friday, November 19th, 2010
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‘Let it snow, let it snow’…. but not in South Florida

By Jennifer Natalie Ortega “Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!” It’s getting quite chilly in South More...


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