| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Most of South Florida is now at a high risk of seeing wildfires, and some water supplies are lower than normal, as moderate drought conditions have spread across Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
Palm Beach County, which received enough rain to escape...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:36 PM
A deadly citrus disease carried by jumping plant lice has spread to California, posing risks to the state's $2-billion citrus industry and the backyard trees of suburbanites, state officials said Friday. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials had been...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Just before Christmas, Palm Beach County commissioners plan to present lawmakers their growing wish list for state funding. County commissioners meet with local state legislators on Dec. 20 to discuss their requests for the legislative session that begins...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:31 PM
"Out of Place," Christy Gast's new show at Miami's Gallery Diet, will feature burlap sculptures made in the artist's studio. This is a departure from her two previous Miami shows, which featured video installations in which the artist explores public land...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Below normal March rainfall is setting South Florida up for a worsened water supply strain at the peak of the region’s winter-to-spring dry season.
South Florida averaged 1.77 inches of total rainfall during March, about 56 percent of normal,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Lake Okeechobee water could start flowing again to Florida’s West Coast, despite concerns about dipping into South Florida’s back-up water supply.
The South Florida Water Management District on Thursday endorsed resuming periodic discharges...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:49 PM
To lessen Lake Okeechobee flooding threats, the Army Corps of Engineers plans to more than double the amount of lake water being dumped out to sea.
Concerns about the safety of the lake’s 70-year-old dike prompted the Army Corps on Sept. 19 to...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Hurricane Sandy was a monster storm that generated unprecedented misery across an enormous territory, in large part because it merged with a polar system and became "Frankenstorm."
But there have been several other shocking storms that either went...
| May 1, 2012
| 9:32 AM
As if South Florida isn’t sweltering enough in summer.
But it might be even be hotter yet – and wetter than normal too, the National Weather Service in Miami said Tuesday.
Forecasters said the same weather patterns that made for an...
| Nov 2, 2012
From downtown Orlando, a 200-mile market basket takes a wide sweep north toward Gainesville, circles beyond Tampa to the west and Micco to the east and goes as far south as Clewiston. The loop takes in a generous portion of the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:06 AM
If you took photos of Thursday night’s lightning, please share! E-mail them to email@example.com.
It was an amazing light show in the sky.
In the span of 15 minutes, starting at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, thunderstorms spit out more...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
After meandering for the past day, Tropical Storm Debby appears headed toward Florida's west coast. However, most of the state, including South Florida, remains in the cone of uncertainty.
At 1 p.m. on Monday, the storm was in the northern Gulf of Mexico...