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.

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