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Hurricane season

A tropical storm moves toward the Florida coast. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Arthur Strengthens Off Florida

With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season’s first named storm gradually gained strength off Florida’s coast on Tuesday, though Arthur wasn’t yet spooking too many travelers in the storm’s potential path.

07/01/2014

File photo of a hurricane. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About Hurricane Season

Tampa Bay, FL (AP) – Starting this hurricane season, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami will begin dropping small drones into storms in the hope they can learn more about how storms […]

CBS Tampa–05/27/2014

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. (credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

NOAA Forecasters Expect Up To 20 Named Systems This Hurricane Season

We’re due for a big one, some say.

07/07/2013

All proceeds from the book "Hold My Paw" will benefit PARC and individuals with developmental disabilities. (photo credit: parc-fl.org)

Listen to The Current’s June 1-2 show: U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, CW44′s Bayside on Hurricane Season, Snapper the Therapy Dog, Healthy Vision

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham of the Graham Center for Public Service […]

CBS Tampa–06/05/2013

Bob Graham served as Florida's 38th Governor and U.S. Senator from 1987-2005 (photo credit: Bob Graham Center for Public Service)

Weekend of June 1-2: U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, CW44’s Bayside on Hurricane Season, Snapper the Therapy Dog, Healthy Vision Awareness

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/31/2013

Dave Blizzard plays taps during as a veteran slautes behind him during a memorial day service held Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. (photo credit: Jim Reed/Tampa Tribune)

Listen to The Current’s May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in a CBS Radio News/CBS Cares special […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2013

The Bomber Girls (thebombergirls.org) welcome home World War II veterans from Honor Flight of West Central Florida (photo credit: facebook.com/Honor.Flight.WCF)

Weekend of 5/25-26: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/24/2013

File photo of a hurricane. (NASA via Getty Image)

US Forecasters Prepare Hurricane Season Outlook

MIAMI (AP) — Federal forecasters are getting ready to release their outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its initial outlook for the six-month storm season Thursday at […]

05/24/2012

September 4, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) accepts the GOP nomination for U.S. President. ( Photo Credit: Getty Images)

GOP not worried about convention protests, weather

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican National Convention planners on Tuesday played down concerns about protests and potentially stormy or steamy weather as they provided the media with a glimpse of plans for next summer’s event.

12/06/2011