tropical weather 2023

3 tropical storms and 2 disturbances will likely produce at least 1 hurricane

Tropical Storm Emily was born Sunday morning, followed by Franklin, then Gert was named just after midnight.
Storm frequency during hurricane season. By FPREN.

Be ready: hurricane season historically kicks into higher gear in August

Historically, 90% of all hurricanes and 95% of all major hurricanes happen after August 1 until the season officially closes out on Nov. 30.

“Eye of the Storm” on Morning Energy

The Atlantic hurricane season is the period in a year (from June 1 through November 30) when tropical or subtropical cyclones are most likely to form in the North Atlantic Ocean. On land, the “eye” of a hurricane is...
heat temperatures global warming

Record heat in Florida and elsewhere: a chief meteorologist and a climate scientist link it to climate change

Impact of climate change on temperature records that are being broken around the world and the southern U.S. heat advisory.
Tropical Storm Bret

Two tropical storms are likely in the Atlantic by late today

Tropical Storm Bret strengthened overnight with sustained winds of 70 MPH.
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Citizens Property insurance proposes double digit rate hikes for homeowners

The Office of Insurance Regulation is considering double-digit rate increases for Citizens Property Insurance customers across Florida. A new state regulation allows homeowner’s insurance rate increases of up to 50 percent for properties that are...

Hurricane season kicks off with preparedness expo in St. Pete

Last Thursday night, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue hosted a Hurricane Preparedness Expo to kick off this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season. Residents picked up supplies and learned more about how they can be ready for worst-case...

Tropical disturbance in the Gulf will keep organizing and impacting Florida into this weekend

The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins. A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico continues to impact Florida into this weekend.
FPREN. 30 May 2023.

National Hurricane Center is monitoring the Gulf of Mexico; expect rain in Florida

A system in the Gulf of Mexico will bring periods of heavy rain and gusty winds to much of Florida in time for the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, May 26, 2023

LISTEN HERE: National Hurricane Center monitoring potential tropical developments The National Hurricane Center forecasters are monitoring low pressure off the Southeast Coast for potential tropical developments. “Regardless if development, conditions over the peninsula will be...
beach erosion Tropical Storm Nicole

Hurricane Nicole brings power outages and erosion to Florida

Hurricane Nicole made landfall early Thursday south of Vero Beach and started traveling up the state as a tropical storm.
Hurricane Nicole

What you need to know about Tropical Storm Nicole as it approaches the Tampa Bay area

Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to strengthen to a hurricane as it approaches Florida and crosses the state toward the Tampa Bay area.

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