Tropical depression off West Palm Beach; storms in South Florida’s forecast

Tropical depressions, characterized by maximum wind speeds of 38 mph, are the weakest grade of cyclone, under tropical storms and hurricanes. They generally bring a lot of rain and some strong winds and while they’re capable of causing localized damage, they aren’t known for the sort of widespread damage or devastation wrought by tropical storms or hurricanes. ... Read More

Tropical depression forms near South Florida; get ready for heavy rain and flooding

Tropical depressions, characterized by maximum wind speeds of 38 mph, are the weakest grade of cyclone, under tropical storms and hurricanes. They generally bring a lot of rain and some strong winds and while they’re capable of causing localized damage, aren’t known for the sort of widespread damage or devastation wrought by tropical storms or hurricanes. ... Read More

A tropical depression could form today; get ready for heavy rain and flooding

Tropical depressions, characterized by maximum wind speeds of 38 mph, are the weakest grade of cyclone, under tropical storms and hurricanes. They generally bring a lot of rain and some strong winds and while they’re capable of causing localized damage, aren’t known for the sort of widespread damage or devastation wrought by tropical storms or hurricanes. ... Read More

Lacking time to pack a punch, tropical disturbance would only bring rain to South Florida

“Environmental conditions are likely to be only marginally conducive for development during the next couple of days while the trough moves westward to west-northwestward at around 15 mph,” the National Hurricane Center said in a 8 a.m. Monday update. “Additional development is not anticipated after that time due to strong upper-level winds.” ... Read More

Jupiter’s ‘Bachelorette’ finalist Tyler Cameron has a date … in court

Cameron crashed his 2005 Ford Excursion SUV into the back of a 2014 Ford King Ranch pickup while driving south on an Alternate A1A bridge in northern Jupiter, according to a Jupiter Police Department crash report. It happened near the intersection of Riverside Drive, at around 7:30 a.m., and also caused the pickup to collide with a third car, police said. ... Read More

Boil-water order lifted in most of Fort Lauderdale and other cities

Oakland Park said on its website that its order was lifted except for these areas: from Andrews west to Interstate 95, Prospect south to Oakland Park Boulevard and including Milbrant Industrial Area between Powerline Road and Interstate 95, north of Prospect Road and from Dixie Highway east to Cherry Creek, Northeast 38 Street south to the city limit. ... Read More