Saturday, August 24, 2013

Hurricane Andrew 21 Years Later

This is last year's Huffington Post's 20th Anniversary piece on Hurricane Andrew.   Interesting read!


Thursday, August 15, 2013

Erin forms in Atlantic but rain will come from the Gulf

This weekend's weather in the Tampa Bay region will be impacted by the Invest near the Yucatan. 
The potential tropical storm or depression will be a rain maker, even with no further development.  

Erin is many days away from any potential US impact and its path can't be fully determined just yet.  

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

9 Years Ago Today - Charlie Comes to Florida

Nice recap from Tampa Bay's Bay News 9 on the story of Hurricane Charley, the 6th costliest hurricane in US History with over $15 billion in damages.



I wasn't blogging then (started in 2005), but Charlie was part of the inspiration for me to start updating my friends and family via emails and eventually to start this blog!


Sunday, August 11, 2013

Named Storm Predictions Reduced - Slightly

As we head into the typically busiest time of the Atlantic Tropical Storm season, storm count predictions have been SLIGHTLY reduced by the leading experts and NOAA.   Here's the recap from the Orlando Sun Sentinel.