Why the tropics are suddenly active, when June systems are extremely rare
The tropics in the Atlantic have become very active. Tropical Storm Bret formed Monday evening and a second system is becoming likely to develop by midweek. But it’s not just active. It’s historically active in a region where June systems are extremely rare.
What to do when a hurricane threatens
When a tropical storm or hurricane threatens Southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida, it is important to take action quickly long before the storm arrives. While long-term planning is important, there are some key things that need to be accomplished in the short-term.
What the forecast cone doesn’t tell you
One thing most people think of during hurricane season is the famous forecast cone. The cone was developed in 2002 by the National Hurricane Center to help convey the future movement of the system and the uncertainty in the track. But there are a lot of important details the forecast cone does not tell us.
Miami beats No. 1 seed Houston; all four top NCAA seeds out
Nijel Pack and Miami hit shots from near and far against the stingiest defense in the country to beat Houston 89-75 in the Sweet 16, leaving the NCAA Tournament without a single No. 1 seed among its final eight teams for the first time since seeding began in 1979.
Travis’ 3 TD passes help Florida State rout Miami 45-3
Jordan Travis threw three touchdown passes, Trey Benson ran for 128 yards and two scores as Florida State became bowl-eligible with a 45-3 rout over Miami. The Seminoles (6-3, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) outgained the Hurricanes (4-5, 2-3) 456-188 and were never threatened after a 31-3 lead at halftime. Travis completed 10 of 12 passes for 202 yards before being removed early in the fourth quarter. Florida State exceeded 200 yards rushing for the fourth straight game with 225. Miami quarterback Tyler Van Dyke re-aggravated an injury to his right throwing shoulder early in the second quarter. He returned for the next drive but left for good after another errant pass missed its target.
Florida governor issues executive order to extend property tax deadlines for homes, business damaged by Hurricane Ian
The Florida Legislature will hold a special session before the end of the year to consider providing property tax relief for people and businesses whose property was destroyed by Hurricane Ian.