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Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy, taken on October 29, 2012, shows the storm over the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. (Photo: NASA via Getty Images)

Study: Tropical Storms Shifting Toward North And South Poles

TAMPA (CBS Tampa) – Tropical storms aren’t so tropical any more, says a new study reported on by Live Science. An analysis of historical storm data shows the average latitude at which tropical cyclones reach their maximum intensity […]

CBS Tampa–05/14/2014

File photo of a Gulfstream G-IV. (Photo: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Fish Strike’ Stops Jet’s Takeoff At MacDill

“Bird strikes” are a familiar hazard for aircraft. Authorities at a Tampa Bay-area military base say they’ve recorded something new: a “fish strike.”

CBS Tampa–03/05/2014

File photo of pilot whales . (credit:  Andy Newman/Getty Images)

Necropsies Continue On Whales Beached Off SW Florida

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration biologist Erin Fougeres says a couple […]

CBS Tampa–01/22/2014

Scientists say 2013 was the wettest year for the continental U.S. since 2009. The average rainfall totaled 31 inches, 2 inches above the previous century's average.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Report: 2013 US Weather Was Wetter, Cooler Than Years Past

Scientists say 2013 was the wettest year for the continental U.S. since 2009. The average rainfall totaled 31 inches, 2 inches above the previous century’s average.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

File photo of a sperm whale on a beach. (Photo by Morten Stricker/AFP/Getty Images)

Dead Sperm Whale Found On South Fla. Beach

A large, dead sperm whale has washed up on a South Florida beach and federal biologists were on their way to examine the carcass.

CBS Tampa–01/10/2014

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10 Whales Dead, Dozens Stranded In Everglades

Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.

12/04/2013

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