While shoveling his daughter’s driveway one winter day, Dr. Bluestein, a scientist, realized something: The wind chill index was wrong.
By HENRY FOUNTAIN and BRAD PLUMER September 11, 2017 NAPLES, Fla. — Across coastal Florida, the dreaded storm surge from Hurricane Irma — caused when ferocious winds pile up ocean water and push it onshore — was not as bad as...
With few reporters stationed in the Florida Keys on Sunday morning, Snapchat videos posted by residents who chose to brave Irma showed the fury of the Category 4 hurricane.
The eye of Irma, which is now a Category 4 hurricane, hit the Florida Keys on Sunday morning after leaving a path of destruction across the Caribbean.
A growing model consensus that Irma is likeliest to make landfall on the western side of the the peninsula, but all of South Florida is in peril.
A mix of meteorological conditions has conspired over the past week to make the storm unusually large and powerful.