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Furloughed workers recalled to help before T.S. Karen

5:29 PM, Oct 4, 2013

The state of Florida is preparing to respond to any problems from Tropical Storm Karen and some furloughed federal workers are being recalled to help out.

Tropical Storm Jerry forms in Atlantic far from land

12:52 PM, Sep 30, 2013

Tropical Storm Jerry has formed in the Atlantic Ocean about 1,200 miles southeast of Bermuda and poses no immediate threat to land.

Ingrid makes landfall on Mexico's coast, weakens

8:28 AM, Sep 16, 2013

Ingrid has made landfall on Mexico's coast near La Pesca, weakening from a hurricane to a tropical storm.

WEATHER: 24 dead as tropical storm, hurricane batter Mexico

11:24 PM, Sep 15, 2013

Heavy rains and landslides have led to at least 15 deaths and forced authorities to evacuate thousands.

Halfway through an unusual hurricane season

5:49 PM, Sep 10, 2013

We're halfway home to the end of hurricane season and it has been an unusually quiet season so far.

No hurricanes so far this season: how rare is this?

7:36 AM, Sep 5, 2013

As of this posting, there have been no hurricanes this season. And the climatological "peak" of the season, when storm systems are most-frequent, is upon us.

Florida in 'denial' over hurricane threats?

7:58 PM, Aug 21, 2013

The emergency management chief for the United States is warning that Floridians are in "denial" about the threat posed by hurricanes.

Final hurricane forecast again calls for busy season

3:23 PM, Aug 2, 2013

Eight hurricanes are predicted to form in the Atlantic this season.

Tropical Storm Dorian becomes a tropical wave

8:50 PM, Jul 27, 2013

Tropical Storm Dorian has degenerated into a tropical wave.

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Mexico

11:35 AM, Jun 20, 2013

Tropical Storm Barry has made landfall in Mexico, threatening deadly flash floods and mudslides as it moves inland.

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico

2:59 PM, Jun 19, 2013

The second Tropical Storm of the season, named Barry, has formed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tropical Depression 2 forms

12:29 PM, Jun 17, 2013

A tropical depression has formed off the coast of Belize and forecasters say it is expected to bring as much as five inches of rain to parts of Belize, Guatemala and northern Honduras.


Hurricane Storm Names For 2013

12:03 PM, Jun 5, 2013

A list of the names chosen for this Hurricane season's tropical storms and hurricanes.

Sandbags available in Tarpon Springs

9:16 AM, Jun 5, 2013

Due to the predictions of possible heavy rains and high seas, the City of Tarpon Springs is making sandbags available.

Weather Forecast: Tropical wave will bring heavy rains

1:27 PM, Jun 4, 2013

We will see scattered showers and isolated storms today, with the heaviest rain arriving Wednesday and Thursday.

Sneak peek for 2013 MOSI Hurricane Expo

6:01 PM, May 31, 2013

Emergency and rescue officials from Tampa and Hillsborough County offered a sneak peek Friday of what will be on display at Saturday's MOSI 2013 Hurricane Expo.

FL scientists issue hurricane season forecast

4:10 PM, May 31, 2013

Scientists at Florida State are predicting 15 named storms and eight hurricanes for the season from June 1 to Nov. 30.

Your Hurricane Kit: How to get your family and home ready

4:07 PM, May 31, 2013

Get your hurricane kit and the outside of your home ready now before a storm comes.

Preparing for the hurricane season--in a FLASH!

11:18 AM, May 31, 2013

The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes offers a new app to help you prepare for the hurricane season.

Hurricane Evacuation Information

10:14 AM, May 31, 2013

The storm evacuation process can be confusing, and due to the size of the Tampa Bay area, the Florida Department of Transportation encourages citizens to take personal education into their own hands.

Lessons Learned: Looking back at 2012 Hurricane Season

9:07 AM, May 31, 2013

The 2012 hurricane season was busy.  Will 2013 be just as bad?

Possible tropical development over the next week

10:50 AM, May 30, 2013

Hurricane season starts this Saturday and it could get off to a quick start.  Models have been hinting at possible development in the western Caribbean or Bay of Campeche by this upcoming Wednesday.  Here's and in depth look at what the models are showing.

Pinellas smoke ring mystery solved

In the end, we learned it wasn't a swarm, or exhaust fumes from an alien UFO. It wasn't an electrical problem or some construction accident either...

9:53 PM, Oct 18, 2013

Judge in lottery trial storms out, tells Dee Dee Moore, "You are to STOP!"

During closing arguments in her first degree murder trial, Dee Dee Moore was once again admonished by the judge to stop crying in front of the jury.

6:27 PM, Dec 10, 2012

Mom: Officer shot kittens in front of my kids

The Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants Humane Officer Barry Accorti fired for allegedly shooting five kittens in a home's back yard on Monday.

2:06 PM, Jun 12, 2013

St. Patrick's Day bar fight leads to attempted murder charge of Sarasota deputy

Four men have been arrested for a St. Patrick's Day bar fight that included violent attacks on responding Sarasota Sheriff's deputies.

10:18 AM, Mar 18, 2010

Jillian Smith charged in stabbing death of Michael Espy

An argument between a couple with a history of domestic disputes turned deadly Thursday afternoon.

10:48 AM, Dec 14, 2012

Magic group purchases LA Sparks

A group led by Magic Johnson and some of his partners with the Los Angeles Dodgers has purchased the Los Angeles Sparks.

4:32 PM, Feb 5, 2014

Lake Wales burn victim: "Please pray for me"

A witness tells jurors that one of Leon Davis Jr.'s alleged victims knew she might die from her injuries and asked her to tell Yvonne Bustamante's children their mother loved them.

5:02 PM, Oct 25, 2010

No money for sons of Abraham Shakespeare, the Lakeland murdered millionaire

One of Shakespeare's sons will not be able to have a Christmas celebration this year because his only parent is out of work.

12:15 AM, Dec 15, 2012

Ku Klux Klan weighs in on Florida's Robert E. Lee portrait controversy

The Ku Klux Klan has weighed in on the NAACP's request to remove a portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee from a Florida county building.

1:52 PM, Aug 14, 2013

Police: Firefighter raped, impregnated woman

A Daytona Beach firefighter was arrested Tuesday and charged with raping a woman he met at a bar.  

1:48 PM, Jul 28, 2010

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