Hurricane

Hurricane Cristobal is expected to dump up to 4 inches of rain over Bermuda and Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos. (Image: NOAA/National Hurricane Center)

Hurricane Cristobal Gains Strength As It Heads Toward Bermuda

Storm is already churning up dangerous surf and currents on beaches from central Florida to North Carolina.

08/26/2014

National Hurricane Center Senior hurricane specialists track a storm. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cristobal Strengthens Into Hurricane Off Bahamas But Not A Threat To Florida

Cristobal has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic.

08/25/2014

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Topical Stom Cristobal Forms In Caribbean

The storm system has already brought heavy rain, downed trees and power outages to Puerto Rico.

CBS Tampa–08/23/2014

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

Satellite image of 2012's Hurricane Sandy, which killed about 150 people and caused nearly $70 billion in damage. (Photo: NASA via Getty Images)

Study: Hurricanes With Female Names Deadlier Than Male Named Storms

Researchers say people take the threat of a female-named storm less seriously.

06/02/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

Michael Farris Smith

Best Five Southern Writers’ Houses To Visit

Writer Michael Farris Smith, author of the novel Rivers, recommends visiting the houses of five Southern literary giants to see where they drew their inspiration for their craft.

09/18/2013

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

Join CBS Tampa Bay, the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County and MOSI for the 2013 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo on June 1 (photo credit: tampabayhurricaneexpo.com)

Event: Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo at MOSI, June 1

Another hurricane season begins tomorrow and it’s a perfect time to begin preparing your home, family and pets for a storm or other natural disaster. The 2013 Tampa Bay Hurricane expo at MOSI, co-sponsored by […]

05/31/2013

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