Update: NOAA’s Hurricane season forecast predicts a record number of storms this season

As hurricane season start ramping-up, forecasters predict even higher tropical activity in the coming months

Actualización: Pronóstico oficial para temporada de huracanes señala a una temporada extremadamente activa

A medida que el pico de la temporada de huracanes se acerca, los meteorólogos predicen una actividad tropical aún mayor en los próximos meses

Grab your umbrella; another stormy day ahead

Another wet and stormy day is expected in Central Florida Thursday.

  Flooding in Cocoa is common occurrence, residents complain about drainage issues

Flooding in Cocoa is a common occurrence, residents complain about drainage issues

LIVE RADAR: Storms on the move over Central Florida, flooding in Cocoa puts homes in danger

Warm and muggy conditions continue in Central Florida, with highs reaching the upper 90s throughout the area.

Red skies are a sailor’s delight… except when a slow-moving tropical storm is near

The popular saying has scientific validity to it, only under certain conditions

PHOTOS: Sunsets during and after the storm

Red skies are a sailor’s delight… expect when a slow-moving tropical storm is near

  Blog 2 agosto: Isaías alejandose de Florida, sigue para las Carolinas

Marejada ciclónica, erosión y bandas de lluvia intensas moviéndose rápido sobre Florida Central

  TIMELINE: Tropical Storm Isaías - Sunday, Aug. 3

Tropical Storm Isaias continues to hold maximum sustained winds at 65 mph. Chief Meteorologist Tom Terry is tracking the storm live in Severe Weather Center 9.

  Tropical Storm Isaías to continue away from Florida, some coastal impacts

Rain bands and breezy conditions inland.

  Tormenta Tropical Isaias seguira alejada de la costa de Florida, pocos impactos directos

La costa con riesgo de leve marejada de tormenta, bandas de lluvia sobre el interior

Blog 1 agosto: Isaías continúa su lento viaje hacia Florida, podría fortalecerse nuevamente esta madrugada a huracán

Isaías podría tocar tierra en Florida el domingo. Avisos y vigilancias en vigor

  Tropical Storm Isaias Timeline: Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020

Isaias is forecast to intensify slightly, enough to achieve hurricane status before passing along Central Florida’s coast Sunday evening.

  ÚLTIMA HORA: Huracán Isaías pudiese tocar tierra en Florida; vigilancias y avisos en vigor, posibles impactos a Florida

Isaías seguirá intensificandose este viernes, pudiese tocar tierra en Florida el domingo

What do they mean? Disturbance, depressions, tropical, subtropical storms, hurricanes

It's that time of the year! Polish your tropical meteorological terminology

  Hurricane Isaias Timeline: Friday, July 31, 2020

The latest track keeps Hurricane Isaias just off the Florida coast.

  Isaias intensificandose, cerca o tocando tierra en Florida el domingo

Se esperan algunos impactos sobre el sector del interior de Florida Central.

  11am. Huracan Isaías se pudiese acercar más a Florida, vigilancias de huracán en vigor

Vigilancia de huracan para la costa del cdo. Brevard.

  11a.m. update: Isaías track a bit more west, hurricane watch for Brevard coast

Isaias is expected to continue strengthening Friday.

Heat rises across Central Florida ahead of weekend

Central Florida is expected to see high temperatures before heading into August.

  2 pm update: Isaías makes landfall in Dominican Republic, torrential downpours for Puerto Rico

Track remains to the east of Florida

  2pm Isaías toca tierra en República Dominicana, lluvias torrenciales para Puerto Rico y RD

Trayectoria se mantiene al este de Florida

  Blog 30 de julio: Isaías se intensifica a huracán; trayectoria se aleja un poco más de Florida

Isaías interactuando con tierra y esta hiriendo a la tormenta.

Afternoon storm pattern continues

Central Florida is likely to see another day with a high probability of rain and storms.

  LIVE UPDATES: Isaías becomes a hurricane; Track inching farther away from Florida

Tropical Storm Isaias is ranging near Puerto Rico and struggling -- land interaction is hurting it.

  5pm update: Track shifts east, PTC9 to make landfall in the DR Thursday

It's a wide system and will be traveling over high terrain

  5pm miércoles: Trayectoria se mueve al este, llega República Dominicana el jueves

Se espera que toque tierra en Republica Dominicana el jueves, se puede intensificar antes de llegar

  2pm: Perturbación sobre el Caribe, mucha incertidumbre para Florida

Avion caza huracanes investigan el sistema

  2pm update Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 High uncertainty for Florida

The track shifts west, still no center. This system could be named today, high uncertainty for Florida

  Blog del 29 de julio: Es bautizada oficialmenete la Tormenta Tropical Isaías

Entérese de todo lo que ocurre con la perturbación tropical que traerá fuertes lluvias para Puerto Rico y República Dominicana. Florida pudiese tener impactos este fin de semana. Atentos a la trayectoria.

Storm chances continue across Central Florida

Central Florida is likely to see another day with a high probability of rain and storms.

  LIVE UPDATES: Tropical Storm Isaías is officially named, Bahamas under a tropical storm watch, better news for Florida

The latest forecast for a tropical disturbance entering the Caribbean and with a chance of coming close to Florida next weekend.

LIVE RADAR: Afternoon storms moving across Central Florida

Central Florida is likely to see another day with a high probability of rain and storms.

  LIVE RADAR: Strong storms bring lightning, pounding rains to metro Orlando

Thunderstorms were bringing lightning and heavy downpours to the Orlando area Monday afternoon.

Storms ramping up throughout Central Florida

Afternoon storms are ramping up in Central Florida. There is a 60% chance for isolated showers and storms throughout the day.

‘Pretty nice day’ in store for Central Florida, Hanna becomes first hurricane this season

Central Florida is in store for a pretty nice day Saturday, with only a 30% chance of rain.

  Temporada de huracanes 2020: ¿Cómo se nombran? ¿Quién los nombra? ¿Por qué? ¿Cuando? ¿Por qué se retiran los nombres?

Temporada de huracanes 2020: ¿Cómo se nombran? ¿Quién los nombra? ¿Por qué? ¿Cuando? ¿Por qué se retiran los nombres?

Resumen de los trópicos: ¿Qué está pasando? ¿A dónde van? ¿Que se espera?

La temporada de huracanes comenzo antes de la fecha oficial y entramos a los meses que son más activos historicamente.

  Tropics round-up: What’s happening? Where are they going? What’s next?

The hurricane season so far has been busy and already breaking many records. The busiest months are ahead, be ready now.

Tropical Storm Hanna to bring torrential rains to Texas, northern Mexico

A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico likely to become Tropical Storm Hanna and make landfall over Texas. Heavy rainfall to extend all the way east to Louisiana

A bit more sunshine today, isolated storms likely

Central Florida is expected to see an increased chance of storms as we head into the weekend.

Tropical Storm Gonzalo still expected to become a hurricane before reaching the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Gonzalo has formed in the middle of the Atlantic. It is expected to intensify before it reaches the Caribbean

  Temporada de Huracanes: Albergues en medio de una pandemia

Los albergues funcionaran diferente esta temporada de huracanes por COVID-19

  Temporada de Huracanes: Haciendo reparaciones de su hogas

Proteja su dinero, no se fie de cualquier contratista para hacerle reparaciones a su casa.

  Temporada de Huracanes: Demanda de suministros

Muchos productos ya pueden estar agotados por la pandemia, planifique en tener los suministros antes de que llegue una tormenta.

  Temporada de Huracanes: Prepare su casa

Diminuya la probabilidad de daños a su hogar

  Temporada de Huracanes: Revise su seguro

Pasos a seguir ahora para prepararse

  Temporada de Huracanes: Tenga un kit de emergencia listo

Piense en todo lo que necesite en caso de que tenga que evacuar o llegue una tormenta

  Temporada Huracanes: Conozca si vive en una zona de evacuación

No todos debemos evacuar, pero es importante que lo haga, en orden, si está en una zona de evacuación

  Hurricane Season: A message from Vanessa Echols

Be ready ahead of time for this hurricane season, have a plan now.

Over the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical depression 8 heading to Texas this weekend

A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico likely to become Tropical Storm Hanna and make landfall over Texas. Heavy rainfall to extend all the way east to Louisiana

Warm, muggy, isolated storms through the evening

Scattered storms also in the forecast on Thursday

Central Florida gets a break from wide storm coverage, scattered storms through the afternoon

Scattered storm also in the forecast on Thursday

  Tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico brings heavy rain to Florida

A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico likely to become Tropical Storm Hanna and make landfall over Texas. Heavy rainfall to extend all the way east to Louisiana
Comet Neowise seen from 9 mile pier in Pierson Florida Picture by Wesley Carter

PHOTOS: Comet Neowise seen by Central Florida residents

The comet will be visible through the end of the month

PHOTOS: NEOWISE Comet seen across Central Florida by WFTV viewers

The Neowise comet will visible through the end of July, just below the Big Dipper Constellation. Send us our pictures!

  Tropical Storm Gonzalo is born over central Atlantic; entering Caribbean this weekend

Tropical Storm Gonzalo has formed in the middle of the Atlantic. It is expected to intensify before it reaches the Caribbean

Tropical Depression 7 forms in the central Atlantic, heading toward the Caribbean

Tropical Depression 7 forms well east of the Windward Islands. It is expected to become Tropical Storm Gonzalo on Wednesday

Isolated coastal showers overnight; downpours increase in coverage Tuesday in Central Florida

Downpours, storms to become more numerous on Tuesday

Isolated storm end before sunset; week ends with limited storm activity

Another mostly stable day across Central Florida to end the week, storm return for the weekend

Storms to cease shortly after sunset; small break from storms for Thursday

Expect a slight decrease in storm activity on Thursday. Still hot, though!

LIVE RADAR: A few more storms through early evening, another round tomorrow

There will be an increase in storm chances across Central Florida.

Scorching temps, isolated storms through early evening

It’ll be a very hot day across Central Florida to begin the workweek with a heat index around 105.

Tropical Storm Fay makes landfall near Atlantic City New Jersey

The 6th named storm of the season forms in the Atlantic, it will impact the North East of US directly

Storm activity to increase this evening in Central Florida

Central Florida should be prepared for a greater chance of storms as we head into the weekend.

Tropical Storm Fay forms off the North Carolina coast; North East braces for direct impact

The 5th named storm of the season forms in the Atlantic, it will impact the North East of US directly

Back to a wet pattern: Soggy Friday, storms start rolling late morning, still hot

Storms are once again expected to return across Central Florida, but they will be more extensive and stronger east of I-4.

Watching a tropical disturbance just off South Carolina coast; likely to intensify soon

The Atlantic basin is active and we could have the 5th named storm of the season.

Very isolated storms to end the afternoon, muggy evening

Storms are once again expected to return across Central Florida.

Lightning strikes crane near hotel construction site at Disney World

Lightning struck a crane Wednesday morning at a construction site near the Swan and Dolphin resort on Walt Disney World’s campus.

SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 rocket launch

The launch is part of SpaceX’s ongoing mission to deploy the world’s most advanced broadband internet system.

UPDATE: CSU’s hurricane season forecast still calls for above-average activity

Sea surface temperatures continue to be above average over the Atlantic

LIVE RADAR: Scattered downpours across Central Florida, warm & muggy evening

An active weather pattern as we have a low-pressure system just north of Florida.

Red tide & Saharan dust: How are they linked?

The tiny dust particles coming for the African desert can change our weather pattern and the toxic algae bloom, like red tide.

LIVE RADAR: Numerous storms lasting through early evening; stormy weather continues this week

It’ll be another warm day with expected showers across Central Florida.

Hurricane season is alive: Tropical Storm Edouard forms over eastern Atlantic, no US threat

The Atlantic basin is starting to wake up and we are monitoring Edouard and two other areas with the chance of tropical development

LIVE RADAR: Scattered showers, storms moving through Central Florida

It’s going to be a soggy Sunday in Central Florida, with a 70% chance of rain.

LIVE RADAR: Storms rolling through Central Florida

The Fourth of July weekend looks to be one with a mix of rain and storms.

Wet holiday weekend ahead

The Fourth of July weekend looks to be one with a mix of rain and storms.

Look up Central Florida sky gazers! Penumbral lunar eclipse coming 4th of July Weekend

The full moon could turn slightly darker this holiday weekend as Central Florida experiences a penumbral lunar eclipse

Large smoke plume extends east from Wekiwa Springs State Park over to Seminole County

Smoke affects some nearby neighborhoods

LIVE RADAR: Isolated storms diminish shortly after sunset, warm & sticky evening

Stormier and cloudy through the holiday weekend for Central Florida

Warm, muggy evening; storm chance a bit higher for Thursday

The rest of the week will remain hot, but stormier

Calm, warm, muggy evening; storm coverage increases for Wednesday across Central Florida

Temperatures are expected to continue to remain high to begin the workweek across Central Florida.

Isolated coastal storms possible through early evening; warm overnight

Temperatures are expected to continue to remain high to begin the workweek across Central Florida.

Extreme heat sticking around through the weekend

Central Floridians are experiencing some extreme heat, with temperatures reaching the upper 90s throughout most of the region.

  Extreme heat through weekend

Temperatures are expected to remain pretty hot for Orlando and Central Florida heading into the weekend.

LIVE RADAR: Isolated storms in parts of Central Florida; Still hot, hazy to close workweek

Temperatures are expected to remain pretty hot for Orlando and Central Florida throughout the week and into the weekend.

Warm, humid evening; below-average rain chance ahead as Saharan Dust moves in

Temperatures are expected to remain pretty hot for Orlando and Central Florida throughout the week and into the weekend

  Saharan Dust coming to Central Florida: What is it? What does it do?

Tiny particles coming from Africa can bring big changes in our weather

  9 Facts about Saharan Dust

How does it affect and benefit us in the western hemisphere

  Explicamos el Polvo del Sahara

9 datos curiosos sobre el Polvo del Sahara y como nos afecta y beneficia

Tropical Storm Dolly is born, moving away from the U.S.

The rest of the Atlantic Basin is quiet and expected to stay this way through the next 5 days

LIVE RADAR: Scattered storm moving east; Coastal regions could still receive storms before sunset.

Temperatures are expected to remain pretty hot for Orlando and Central Florida throughout the week.

Subtropical Depression 4 forms over the northern Atlantic, moves away from the U.S.

The rest of the Atlantic Basin is quiet and expected to stay this way through the next 5 days

Isolated late storms for parts of Central Florida; Saharan Dust arrives later this week

Temperatures are expected to remain pretty hot for Orlando and Central Florida throughout the week.

LIVE RADAR: Minor flooding across parts of Central Florida, heavier rain expected Friday

There will be a higher chance of storms throughout Central Florida as we begin to round out the workweek.

  Drones to be used to improve hurricane intensity forecasts

Drones have been used before, but new technology could enhance data collection to improve intensity forecasts.

Storm chance increases to close week; heat stays

It’ll be a bit cooler than the previous days to begin the workweek across Central Florida.

See smoke? Prescribed fires across parts of Central Florida today

Prescribed fires happening today in Osceola and Brevard counties.
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