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  • Weather service fires former hurricane chief Bill Proenza

    Weather service fires former hurricane chief Bill Proenza
    Bill Proenza said fighting to ensure forecasts are as accurate as possible and speaking his mind has gotten him into trouble again. This time, he was fired as a top manager for the National Weather Service. Proenza, 68, was ousted as National...
  • South Florida celebrities recite ''Twas the Night Before Christmas'

    South Florida celebrities recite ''Twas the Night Before Christmas'
    The Sun Sentinel brings some star power to the poem ''Twas the Night Before Christmas' by gathering some of South Florida's most famous people to recite the classic holiday tale. Watch the video here. You'll see local greats such as former Miami...
  • Servicio del clima despide al ex jefe de huracanes, Bill Proenza

    Servicio del clima despide al ex jefe de huracanes, Bill Proenza
    Bill Proenza dijo que pelear para asegurar que los pronósticos fueran lo más acertados posible y decir las cosas como las piensa fue lo que lo metió en problemas de nuevo. Esta vez fue despedido de su puesto como mánager principal del Servicio Nacional...
  • Coping with Irene

     
    Hurricane Irene is really throwing her weight around and is apparently approaching??category 4 storm status, with winds of 131-155 mph. Expert Max Mayfield predicts she will be a major event no matter where she lands. In the spirit of her threat and hoped...
  • Veteran forecaster Rick Knabb named hurricane center's new director

    Veteran forecaster Rick Knabb named hurricane center's new director
    Rick Knabb, a veteran tropical forecaster and most recently The Weather Channel’s hurricane expert, has been named director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami-Dade County. He replaces Bill Read, who is retiring as of June 1. “For as...
  • National Hurricane Center hunting for a new director

    National Hurricane Center hunting for a new director
    The National Hurricane Center is looking for a new director. After four storm seasons, Bill Read is calling quits as head of the hurricane center, prompting a national search for his replacement. “I’ve done pretty much all I set out to do in...
  • Insurers learn to pinpoint risks -- and avoid them

    Insurers learn to pinpoint risks -- and avoid them
    NEWARK, CALIF. — Hemant Shah is in the business of creating catastrophes. The computers at Shah's Silicon Valley company, Risk Management Solutions Inc., contain mathematical models of every U.S. disaster from the 1812 earthquake that toppled...
  • Hurricane Briefings Will be Live Via Web This Season

    MIAMI - Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami will have their briefings carried live this season on Web sites when a storm threatens to make landfall in the U.S. The center announced a partnership Tuesday with America's Emergency...
  • Charley rips across Florida

    Hurricane Charley bullied its way up Florida's midsection Friday, flipping small airplanes, tearing off roofs, knocking down trees and flooding roads as it headed from coastal Charlotte County through Orlando and Daytona Beach. At least three people were...
  • 2004 - Hurricane Frances

    Hurricane Frances, a sluggish and super-sized storm, may leave as its legacy a singular image: The entire state of Florida, 435 miles from Tallahassee to Key West, enveloped in rain and wind. "The whole state will be impacted by this before it's over,"...
  • Not again! Jeanne aims at Florida

    -------------------- UPDATE FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: Hurricane Jeanne trekked westward today on a path that could lead to Florida's east coast by Sunday, setting off another round of storm preparations in a state still reeling from three earlier...
  • Charley rolls across Central Florida

    Hurricane Charley battered Central Florida tonight, packing 105 mph winds that tore off roofs, knocked down trees and left tens of thousands of residents without power. There were widespread reports of trees falling on homes and storm-related fires, as...