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UPDATE: Rain in South Florida, Karen Heads to the Gulf

UPDATE: Rain in South Florida, Karen Heads to the Gulf

UPDATE:  By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist, Oct 3, 2013; South Florida remains in a soggy state on Thursday, thanks to moisture from newly-named Tropical Storm Karen to our south and west. We’ll see showers and storms around our area throughout the day on Thursday, with gloomy clouds keeping our afternoon highs mostly in the mid 80s. Our rain chances will dip on Friday, as Karen consolidates itself in the central Gulf of Mexico. Look for some passing showers, periods of […]

by · October 3, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Tunnel to Towers run held in Fort Lauderdale (Video)

Tunnel to Towers run held in Fort Lauderdale (Video)

EyesOnNews.com Staff, Fort Lauderdale, Sept 8, 2013 – Saturday morning, more than 2,000 people took part in the 3rd Annual Tunnel to Towers Fort Lauderdale 5K Run &Walk. The event honors both first responders who lost their lives on 9/11 and U.S. Military personnel who were catastrophically injured as a result of their service in Iraq or Afghanistan.  Funds raised will go to building Smart Homes that will enable these military heroes to live more independent lives thanks to interactive […]

Back to School, Back to Summer (Video)

Back to School, Back to Summer (Video)

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist, Aug 17, 2013 – South Florida families may be getting ready for school to start on Monday, but our weather pattern is back in its summertime rut. After a sticky start on Saturday, we’ll have sultry highs in the low 90s and a few afternoon storms. We’ll see more of the same through the coming week. In the tropics, Erin was back to tropical storm strength early Saturday, with top winds of 40 miles per hour. […]

by · August 17, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Tropical Storm Erin in the Eastern Atlantic (Video)

Tropical Storm Erin in the Eastern Atlantic (Video)

UPDATE 5PM-  By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist, Aug 15, 2013 – South Florida will see lingering showers and storms late on Thursday, thanks to that area of disturbed weather that’s now moving over the Yucatan. But the main event in the tropics is far to our east: Tropical Storm Erin, which used to be TD #5. As of 11 am Thursday, Erin was located near 14.4 North, 26.5 West, just west of the Cape Verde Islands. Erin’s maximum sustained winds were […]

by · August 15, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Videos, Weather
Rain Returns, TD #5 now named Tropical Depression Erin

Rain Returns, TD #5 now named Tropical Depression Erin

UPDATE 9:30am Aug. 15, 2013 – The National Hurricane Center has named tropical depression #5 as Tropical Storm Erin.  See more from the Weather Channel>>> After first forming as a tropical depression late Wednesday night, Tropical Storm Erin has become the Atlantic season’s fifth named storm. Erin is forecast to move off to the west-northwest into the upcoming weekend. Initially, the system is expected to bring locally heavy rain and gusty winds to the southern Cape Verde Islands through Thursday. […]

by · August 15, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Rain On Tap; Hurricane Season Gets in Gear

Rain On Tap; Hurricane Season Gets in Gear

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist, Aug 14, 2013 – South Florida remains on the dry and hot side early Wednesday afternoon, but some tropical moisture is on the way. After our temperatures hit the low 90s Wednesday, look for periods of storms and showers on Thursday, along with clouds and highs in the upper 80s, as moist air associated with the tropical disturbance to our south works its way in. Friday will bring more of the same, but we’ll be back […]

by · August 14, 2013 · Featured, The Weather Channel, Videos, Weather
Dorian on the Move in the Atlantic

Dorian on the Move in the Atlantic

5pm UPDATE:  NHC 5pm Update: Storm Center Lat: 16.5N Lon: 37.8W Maximum sustained winds: 60 MPH Minimum central pressure: 999 MB Storm Center is 2799 MILES from Miami International Airport UPDATE: National Hurricane Center 11am Update on TS Dorian: Storm Center Lat: 15.6N Lon: 34.5W Maximum sustained winds: 60 MPH Minimum central pressure: 999 MB Storm Center is 3026 MILES from Miami International Airport You can follow the daily updates and latest tracking information here>>>http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mfl/?n=tropical By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist, July 25, 2013 – Get ready for a spell of hot and sticky weather in […]

by · July 25, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Chantal Threatens Islands; Rains Return to South Florida

Chantal Threatens Islands; Rains Return to South Florida

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist (July 9, 2013) – Tropical Storm Chantal is racing toward the Antilles while rain from a non-tropical disturbance is ready to move into South Florida. Chantal was located near 13.3 North, 58.4 West at 5 am Tuesday. It’s speeding west-northwest at 26 miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Chantal will pass through the Lesser Antilles on Tuesday. It’s forecast to brush by Puerto Rico and move across Hispaniola, bringing potentially […]

by · July 9, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Watching the Tropics This Week

Watching the Tropics This Week

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist (July 8, 2013) – South Florida is getting a reminder that hurricane season is here. We’ll have increasingly rainy and gusty weather from midweek into the weekend, thanks to a tropical wave and the newly-formed Tropical Storm Chantal. Chantal formed late Sunday in the central Atlantic and is racing westward at 26 miles per hour. At 5 am Monday, Chantal was centered near 10.4 North, 49.5 West, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. […]

by · July 8, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Tropical Depression # 2 Forms, No Threat to South Florida

Tropical Depression # 2 Forms, No Threat to South Florida

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist (June 17, 2013) – Tropical Depression # 2 formed off the Central American coast late Monday morning, but it’s no threat to South Florida. TD # 2’s top winds are estimated at 35 miles per hour, and it is forecast to make landfall Monday night. Its biggest threat is heavy rain as it moves across Belize and the Yucatan. If TD #2’s circulation survives, it could strengthen into a tropical storm before making a second landfall […]

by · June 17, 2013 · The Weather Channel, Weather
Tropical Storm Andrea Forms in Gulf

Tropical Storm Andrea Forms in Gulf

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews.com, Meteorologist (June 5, 2013) – The first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon. At 6 pm, Tropical Storm Andrea was located at 25.3 North, 86.5 West, and it was moving north at 3 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were 40 miles per hour. Andrea is forecast to make landfall along Florida’s Big Bend on Thursday afternoon or evening, so it will not have time to […]

by · June 5, 2013 · News, The Weather Channel, Weather
Death toll continues to climb in Oklahoma from tornado (watch live coverage)

Death toll continues to climb in Oklahoma from tornado (watch live coverage)

Oklahoma City, TheWeatherChannel.com (May 21, 2013) – The death toll from Mondays devastating tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area continues to climb.   Oklahoma City, TheWeatherChannel.com, (May 20, 2013) – A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. Rescuers continue to search for injured. The latest published reports have at least two dozen dead, many of them children […]