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Being 'flood smart' in South Florida

The daily thunderstorms over South Florida this time of year remind us why we call this the rainy season, and it's important to know how you can prepare for flood damage.

WPLG Weather Team August 2013

Wednesday Forecast

A local 10 meteorologist will update the forecast.

Lightning Ft. Myers Beach

1 dead, 2 injured by SW Fla. lightning strike

A lightning strike killed one person and injured two others on Fort Myers Beach in southwest Florida.

Tropical Depression 2 Tuesday 11 AM

Tropical depression No. 2 moving westward in Atlantic

Tropical depression #2 continues to move across the Atlantic, but still expected to weaken later in the week.

Number of storms per 100 years

Remember hurricane climatology

Some people are surprised that the Atlantic hurricane season has produced only one named storm to date. According to the National Hurricane Center website, long-term averages indicate that we don't see the second named tropical storm until around…

Formation points graphic

July tropical storm formation points

Data from the National Hurricane Center show preferred areas for tropical storm formation in the month of July to be off the southeast U.S. coast and over the Gulf of Mexico.

Fourth of July weather forecast

Weather forecast for Fourth of July fireworks in South Fla.

The Local 10 News weather team reported there will be a 30 percent chance of sea breeze storms during the day.


Arthur becomes hurricane off east coast

Arthur has strengthened to a hurricane in the Atlantic, where it threatens to deliver the Carolinas a glancing blow on Independence Day.


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