Lawyer: Storm shutters need escape latch

After several people have died in house fires because they were trapped in their homes, a central Florida lawyer is pushing the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to pass a rule requiring…

TD2 Dry Air

TD #2 struggling, expected to dissipate

Tropical Depression #2, after rapidly organizing on Monday, is in a very harsh environment and is not expected to survive.

North Carolina coast survives Arthur

Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina's dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth…

Hurricane Arthur 6 pm Thursday radar

Eye of Hurricane Arthur nears NC coast

The season's first Atlantic storm grew to a Category 2 hurricane as it approached the coast of North Carolina. The storm is expected to pass over the Outer Banks before returning to open water and…

Tourists leave North Carolina in advance of Arthur

AP photo by Jerome Bailey Jr.

Arthur threatens July 4th plans along coast

As Hurricane Arthur gains strength in the Atlantic and threatens to strike near the North Carolina coast on Independence Day, thousands of vacationers and residents leave parts of the state's…

Brevard business rises with size of waves

It’s not uncommon for diehard surfers to pack up their boards and travel here from as far away as Alabama or Georgia.

Many enjoy beaches as storm edges coast

As Tropical Storm Arthur churned past the area, bringing a little bit of rain, some stronger surf and winds, many people were thankful the storm didn't come closer and interrupt their vacation plans.

Tropical Storm Arthur stirs up rip current dangers

Potential storm surge maps released

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) released an experimental potential storm surge flooding map for Tropical Storm Arthur.

Saturday Evening Forecast

NHC watching system off East Coast

The Weather Authority is watching a disorganized area of low pressure centered 230 miles east of St. Augustine that's given an 80 percent chance of becoming something tropical this week.

Hurricane financial preparedness

Hurricane preparation includes finances as well

Hurricane season is now underway. You mostly gather nonperishable supplies such as can goods, bottled water and crackers. But it's equally important to make sure you are prepared financially in the…

Duval County evacuation zones

Hurricane experts: 'Know your zone'

As the hurricane season starts to heat up, emergency officials want to make sure you know about new evacuation zones.

Key West flooding

Floridians to get break on insurance bills

Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Wilma lumbered through South Florida, consumers across the state are finally going to stop paying the bill associated with that storm.


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