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Florida Announces Support For Mississippi’s Lawsuit Against FEMA

Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced that they will be filing an amicus brief, or “friend of the court” brief, in Mississippi’s lawsuit against the federal government’s unfair National Flood Insurance Program’s rate hike. Governor Rick Scott said, “President Obama is failing to save Florida families from huge flood insurance rate […]

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New analyses find evidence of human-caused climate change in half of extreme weather and climate events analyzed from 2012

New analyses find evidence of human-caused climate change in half of extreme weather and climate events analyzed from 2012

Human influences are having an impact on some extreme weather and climate events, according to the report “Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective” released today by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Overall, 18 different research teams from around the world contributed to the peer-reviewed report that examined the causes of […]

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Broward Emergency Management Division to Host SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training October 12

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Broward County Emergency Management Division is sponsoring a SKYWARN Storm Spotters training class on Saturday, October 12, at the Broward Emergency Operation Center (EOC) located at 201 N.W. 84 Ave. in Plantation from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The class is intended for those interested in becoming a Storm Spotter or current […]

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Tropical Storm Dorian worth watching in #Broward County

Tropical Storm Dorian worth watching in #Broward County

By now most of us are used to the weary eye out to the Atlantic in the east for six months a year. Currently, Tropical Storm Dorian, which went from a remnant low to a Tropical Storm almost overnight is churning its way towards South Florida on an almost non-stop westward trajectory. That said, it’s […]

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Disaster Preparedness – Get Ready Now and Relax Later – a few helpful tips for South Florida

By Diane Ennen It’s that time of year again! It’s time to make those disaster readiness preparations for the hurricane season.   Now we all know it’s been a while since South Florida has experienced any major challenges, but that is all the more reason to take action and get things in order so you can […]

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Tropical Storm Chantal forms, putting South Florida in the cone

Tropical Storm Chantal forms, putting South Florida in the cone

As the Fourth of July weekend winds down, South Florida finds itself in the cone after Tropical Storm Chantal forms out in the Atlantic Ocean. The current official track places Tropical Storm Chantal landing directly east of Broward County in the Bahamas where it will continue its turn north up the coast of Florida. Keep […]

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Stay connected with #Broward County officials this hurricane season for updates

The important hurricane season extends now through November 30, and forecasters are calling for a busy year. To be ready, now is the time to avoid complacency and begin your hurricane preparations. Get the latest hurricane information by subscribing to Broward County Emergency Updates and follow us on Twitter@ReadyBroward or like us on Facebook. For […]

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NASA image of the storms over Oklahoma during tornadoes

NASA image of the storms over Oklahoma during tornadoes

This image of the storm system that generated the F-4 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma was taken by NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard one of the Earth Observing System (EOS) satellites. The image was captured on May 20, 2013, at 19:40 UTC (2:40 p.m. CDT) as the tornado began its deadly swath. Image […]

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@SFWMD System Responds to Heavy Rainfall

West Palm Beach, FL — The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is actively moving water from a strong, sustained and ongoing rainfall event through the regional flood control system. Periods of significant rainfall are expected to continue over portions of the District during the next 24 to 48 hours. Areas including Delray Beach and […]

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Fort Lauderdale Airport closes US-1/Federal Highway entrance due to potential landslides

Fort Lauderdale Airport closes US-1/Federal Highway entrance due to potential landslides

Check your flight here: http://www.broward.org/Airport/Flights/Pages/Default.aspx The National Weather Service in Miami has issued an * Urban Flood Advisory for minor flooding of poor drainage areas in… northeastern Broward County in Southeast Florida… this includes the cities of… Pompano Beach… Margate… Deerfield Beach… southeastern Palm Beach County in Southeast Florida… this includes the city of Boca […]

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