| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:54 AM
South Florida, no stranger to heavy rains, could see even more torrential downpours, thanks to global warming.
Much of the Northern Hemisphere will be subject to more extreme rain events because of increasing levels of greenhouse gases, according to a...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
History has plenty to love about its hit series Swamp People, so it may only be fitting that the network is starting Swamp People Season 4 on Valentine's Day — this Thursday, Feb. 14, at 9pm ET. Swamp People was, indeed, a real sweetheart to History...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:58 PM
As much as this week's bone-chilling temperatures might offer "cold" comfort to those who deny its existence, the threat of climate change earned a prominent spot in President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Monday. That was welcome, if overdue, given...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Weather Channel premieres a year-end special called 2012: A Year Out of Season this Friday, Dec. 28, at 8pm ET. The one-hour program explores the brutal weather that ravaged the United States and defined 2012. Weather Channel on-camera meteorologist...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The mystique of Johnny Manziel has grown to the legendary status of Bigfoot or the chupacabra.
He's the Paul Bunyan of college football, reaching almost an iconic status. His moniker — Johnny Football — even invokes an almost hero-like...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:27 PM
MIAMI (AP) — The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season that spawned the destruction of Sandy and Isaac has come to an end as one for the record books.
There were 19 named storms in what meteorologists consider an above-average year that tied as being...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Despite being one of the most active on record, the 2012 hurricane season lacked power -- Superstorm Sandy notwithstanding -- making it a "highly unusual year", according to one storm forecaster.
The season officially ends Friday, and some...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:13 PM
Victims of Hurricane Isaac in Plaquemines Parish sounded off last night to members of the Army Corps of Engineers.
It was the first in a series of post Hurricane Isaac public forums.
The purpose was to reveal the results of a study to determine...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:07 PM
From 10:00 to 5:00 on Saturday, the Fort Pike Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraiser at the Pelican Point Marina at Lake Catherine.
The event will include an antique car show and horseshoe tournament along with food and live music.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:42 AM
NEW YORK -- In the days since Superstorm Sandy pummeled much of the Northeast with severe winds and torrential flooding, donations to the American Red Cross have been pouring in.
The agency received nearly $35 million through early Friday morning, said...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Fall continues to provide mild conditions for us here in the Midwest. After a summer of intense heat and little rain, most would welcome a good snowstorm or even a blizzard. But nothing as violent as what hit the East Coast this week.