Florida emergency chief wants changes for disaster response after damage from Hurricanes Ian and Nicole
Florida’s emergency-management director wants lawmakers to make changes to help with disaster preparation and response, pointing to issues that have arisen as the state recovers from Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole.sun-sentinel.com
Volusia County, hit hardest in Florida by Hurricane Nicole, estimates damage at $481 million
Damages are estimated at more than $481 million in a central Florida coastal county where homes collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean following Hurricane Nicole last week. The damages from the category 1 storm in Volusia County, home to Daytona Beach, exceeded those from the much stronger Hurricane Ian, which caused $377 million in the county,sun-sentinel.com
Douglas Brinkley: Our planet needs another "Rachel Carson moment"
The historian says Carson, whose writings helped spur the environmental movement of the '60s, should be remembered by voters - and politicians - who need to understand climate change is the primary challenge of our own time.cbsnews.com
Rare November hurricane, Nicole washes ashore with widespread coastal destruction
Hurricane Nicole swept ashore east-central Florida during the overnight hours, making landfall just south of Vero Beach around 3 AM ET as a Category 1 hurricane, becoming only the fourth November hurricane to strike the mainland U.S. on record and the first November hurricane to hit Florida’s peninsula in 87 years.
Kennedy Space Center launch pad tower records 100 mph gust during Hurricane Nicole
NASA left its $4.1 billion Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft for the Artemis I mission to the moon on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center to ride out Hurricane Nicole, noting that it could withstand sustained winds of 85 mph at 60 feet high when vertical at Launch Complex 39-B. Hurricane Nicole ended up testing those safety limits.sun-sentinel.com
Tropical Storm Nicole weakens after 3 a.m. landfall on Florida’s Treasure Coast as hurricane
Tropical Storm Nicole weakened further Thursday morning after coming ashore at 3 a.m. near Vero Beach as a Category 1 hurricane. The storm’s top winds fell to 60 mph as its center came within 30 miles of Orlando.sun-sentinel.com
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea pier partially collapses as wind, waves from Nicole impact area
While the impact from now Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to cause much more issues for areas further north, one South Florida area saw some destruction from the storm that strengthened into a hurricane before being downgraded Thursday morning.
Will Hurricane Nicole hit Orlando? Here’s the latest forecast track
Orlando, Orange County and the rest of Central Florida are in the forecast cone of uncertainty for potential Hurricane Nicole, which is expected to make landfall near Palm Bay and move over the center of the state. Here's the latest forecast track including the so-called "spaghetti models."sun-sentinel.com
Will Hurricane Nicole hit West Palm Beach? Here’s the latest forecast track
Northern Palm Beach County, including West Palm Beach, is in the forecast cone of uncertainty for potential Hurricane Nicole. Southern Palm Beach County, including Delray Beach and Boca Raton, are just outside the cone. Here's the latest forecast track including the so-called "spaghetti models."sun-sentinel.com
Will Hurricane Nicole hit Miami? Here’s the latest forecast track
Miami-Dade County is no longer in the forecast cone of uncertainty for potential Hurricane Nicole, but watches and warnings remain in effect for potential impacts from the storm. Here's the latest forecast track including the so-called "spaghetti models."sun-sentinel.com
Will Hurricane Nicole hit Fort Lauderdale? Here’s the latest forecast track
Fort Lauderdale and Broward County are no longer in the forecast cone of uncertainty but watches and warnings are in effect for potentially damaging effects, including a large storm surge. Here's the latest forecast track including the so-called "spaghetti models."sun-sentinel.com