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From National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: BANDS OF THUNDERSTORMS HAVE FORMED CLOSER TO THE CENTER OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE CIRCULATION SINCE YESTERDAY. ALSO…THERE HAVE BEEN A FEW SHIP…BUOY…AND LAND OBSERVATIONS OF SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. BASED ON THE IMPROVED ORGANIZATION AND THE SURFACE DATA…THE SYSTEM IS UPGRADED TO TROPICAL STORM NICOLE. SURFACE [...]
September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Hurricane season | Read More »
The Atlantic Basin remains on track for an active hurricane season, according to the scheduled seasonal outlook update issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. With the season’s peak just around the corner – late August through October – the need for preparedness plans is essential.
August 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Weather | Read More »
We’ll have to see what South Florida wakes up to Friday morning, but the tropical storm warning has been extended to Deerfield Beach. Bonnie hasn’t strengthened much this evening, and the convection isn’t deep in the storm. Forecasters predict minimal strenghtneing of Bonnie before she comes ashore sometime on Frday. The National Hurricane Center said [...]
July 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Weather | Read More »
With a busier than normal hurricane season anticipated, local emergency officials are looking to reach out to people in different ways. In addition to creating a Twitter account – www.twitter.com/readybroward which will start sending out Tweets in the instance of an emergency situation in Broward.
July 21st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Hurricane season,Technology | Read More »
Alerts are being issued for a potential tropical storm that could potentially go anywhere from as far south as the tip of Cuba to the center of Florida. Currently the wave, described as “vigorous” by NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), is producing a large number of storms and conditions are such that there is [...]
July 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach,Weather | Read More »
Well, Floridians, our summer of watching weather has begun as the National Hurricane Center reports its first area of low pressure with a 60 percent chance of turning into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.
June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach | Read More »
Hurricane Season Starts Today! 2010 Seasonal Outlook
So it begins… An “active to extremely active” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin this year according to the seasonal outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service. As with every hurricane season, this outlook underscores the importance of having a hurricane preparedness plan in [...]
June 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Weather | Read More »
A state of emergency has officially been declared in South Florida. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist declared Broward County, along with Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties in a state of emergency from the BP oil spill on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. “I found that this event threatens the state of Florida,” said Crist in [...]
May 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Hollywood,Hurricane season,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,Pompano Beach,Tallahassee,Volunteers,Water management | Read More »
Utilities to present storm readiness to PSC Monday; watch online
Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a workshop on May 17 to review the status of hurricane preparedness for the state’s electric utilities and major telephone companies. The annual workshop reviews actions that have been taken to protect the electric transmission and distribution facilities in the state from the impact of severe weather. You [...]
May 16th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,FPL,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »
The Broward County Emergency Management Division will host a training class for SKYWARN Storm Spotters on Saturday, May 22, at the Broward County Emergency Operations Center, 201 N.W. 84th Avenue in Plantation. The class is intended for those interested in becoming a Storm Spotter or those who are spotters and want to sharpen their skills.
May 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Weather | Read More »
If you are presently registered for a special medical needs shelter that you plan on locating to in an emergency, such as a hurricane, it is important that you reregister for this service prior to the 2010 hurricane season, which begins June 1. Re-registration is not normally required, but is necessary this year because there [...]
May 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Weather | Read More »