Several Central Florida counties are handing out sandbags as Tropical Depression 9 nears

Overview of tropical disturbance, similar to Tropical Depression 9 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by lavizzara ORLANDO, Fl. – As Tropical Depression 9 gets closer and closer to Florida, models are projecting the wave will cross the Caribbean Sea and hit Florida as a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center described TD9 as “disheveled, however, warm

Caribbean disturbance ‘Invest 98L’ could bring trouble to Florida & Gulf of Mexico next week

Raging ocean caused by tropical disturbance Invest 98L – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drew McArthur FOX Forecast Center meteorologists are closely tracking a tropical disturbance developing near South America, which is likely to transform into a stronger storm system in the next few days. The system has been named Disturbance 1, however, the National

Weather Alert: Hurricane Earl grows stronger and could bring alarming rip currents to Florida beaches

Hurricane Earl affecting Florida beaches like the one pictured – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Holly Mazour The National Hurricane Center is currently tracking three systems in the Atlantic, including Hurricane Earl, which could affect the Sunshine State’s beaches this upcoming weekend. Earl has grown significantly and was expected to intensify even more by Friday.

Shocking video shows enormous tornado-like waterspouts ravaging Florida coast

Waterspout Water Tornado – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by aramiu Impressive video footage caught one of several massive waterspouts that lurked over coastal waters in northwest Florida early Tuesday morning, as lightning and thunderstorms briefly ravaged the area. One clip in specific captured the attention of several social media users when it first emerged on

What is that smell? Central Florida’s coast is covered in tons of foul seaweed

Stinky Seaweed Covering Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by nomis_h If you’re looking to visit the beach soon, you may encounter a foul stench and sand that is covered in brown seaweed. Sargassum, a type of seaweed, is arriving in record quantities this year on the coast of Central Florida, according to researchers, and

Tropical storm system moves toward Bahamas, leaves South Florida underwater

Tropical Storm Causes Flooding on Streets – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alexandru Chiriac Strong winds, heavy rains, and flooding hit South Florida on Saturday with up to 11 inches of rain falling in some areas since Friday, leaving several cars stalled on Fort Lauderdale and Miami streets. The city of Miami issued a warning

Hurricane Agatha forms off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast: What does this mean for South Florida?

Hurricane Aerial View – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by elRoce The hurricane season’s first storm formed right off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast Sunday and quickly gained power ahead of an expected strike along a long stretch of fishing towns and tourist beaches. Local 10’s Meteorologist Luke Dorris said he is keeping a close eye and

Clouds and storms lingered for the start of the blood moon eclipse

Blood Moon – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Chris Harwood The Earth, sun, and moon put on a celestial show this weekend as it unfolded Sunday night into early Monday in the U.S.  The eastern half of North America and all of South and Central America were prime areas to view the eclipse, while partial

Freezing temperatures hit Florida as another cold front is on its way

Seaside Cold Front, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Kristi Blokhin Fresh after the storm that dumped snow and froze much of the northeastern USA, several tornadoes hit Fort Myers, Iona, Naples, and Charlotte County Sunday along with freezing temperatures in Northern Florida Tuesday morning, comes another cold front from Canada.  According to the National Weather

Bout of snow makes random appearance in Florida

Snow Falling In City — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: DedMityay Snow in the Sunshine State!? Some areas in the Florida Panhandle saw snow flurries as temperatures fell below freezing. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office shared a video on Facebook of snowflakes falling throughout the night. “Well how’s this for a temperature change?” the sheriff’s