Kimberly Miller

Kimberly Miller covers weather for The Palm Beach Post. She holds a Certificate in Weather Forecasting from Penn State University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Arizona. Her previous beats have included real estate, K-12 education, universities and colleges, and general assignment. WeatherPlus blog More Kim Miller stories: PalmBeachPost.com | MyPalmBeachPost.com

Latest from Kimberly Miller

Everglades native retreats as sea levels rise faster than restoration, study says
   A saltwater poison is threatening prairies of toothy sawgrass on the edges of the Everglades 
            as sea levels rise with a warming planet. The iconic fauna of Florida’s river of grass 
            once thrived in a nourishing overflow from Lake Okeechobee, and is included in restoration efforts to...

Posted: 2 hours ago

  A saltwater poison is threatening prairies of toothy sawgrass on the edges of the Everglades  as sea levels rise with a warming planet. The iconic fauna of Florida’s river of grass  once thrived in a nourishing overflow from Lake Okeechobee, and is included in restoration efforts to...
ANALYSIS: Why Everglades restoration is losing to sea level rise
 A saltwater poison is threatening prairies of toothy sawgrass on the edges of the Everglades as sea levels rise with a warming planet. The iconic fauna of Florida’s river of grass once thrived in a nourishing overflow from Lake Okeechobee, and is included in restoration efforts to undo some of man’s meddling in the state&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

A saltwater poison is threatening prairies of toothy sawgrass on the edges of the Everglades as sea levels rise with a warming planet. The iconic fauna of Florida’s river of grass once thrived in a nourishing overflow from Lake Okeechobee, and is included in restoration efforts to undo some of man’s meddling in the state&rsquo...
Pythons are coming! Palm Beach County refuge mounts a defense
 There’s no question they are coming with ill intent, southern assailants slithering toward the last remnant of the northern
            Everglades where freshwater veins lead to an unspoiled buffet. The invasive Burmese 
            python, which infests Everglades National Park, has yet to be seen inside the Arthur R. Marshall...

Posted: 3 days ago

There’s no question they are coming with ill intent, southern assailants slithering toward the last remnant of the northern Everglades where freshwater veins lead to an unspoiled buffet. The invasive Burmese  python, which infests Everglades National Park, has yet to be seen inside the Arthur R. Marshall...
Everglades hero hit with $4.3 million judgment
 It was a 
            showdown with Florida flair — a Martin County business with billionaire backing versus a 77-year-old environmentalist with a constitution as tough as
            Dade County Pine. Stuart environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla stands behind Florida Oceanographic Society Executive Director Mark Perry as protesters
   ...

Posted: 4 days ago

It was a showdown with Florida flair — a Martin County business with billionaire backing versus a 77-year-old environmentalist with a constitution as tough as Dade County Pine. Stuart environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla stands behind Florida Oceanographic Society Executive Director Mark Perry as protesters ...
Lake Point Restoration wins $4.3 million judgment against Hurchalla
 It was a showdown with Florida flair — a Martin County business with billionaire backing versus a 77-year-old environmentalist with a constitution as tough as Dade County Pine. For eight days, the case of mining company Lake Point Restoration against storied Everglades protector Maggy Hurchalla played out in front of a jury asked to...

Posted: 4 days ago

It was a showdown with Florida flair — a Martin County business with billionaire backing versus a 77-year-old environmentalist with a constitution as tough as Dade County Pine. For eight days, the case of mining company Lake Point Restoration against storied Everglades protector Maggy Hurchalla played out in front of a jury asked to...
Typo in Trump budget, or is Florida’s bill for dike repair $200 million?
 A Trump administration budget that appears to commit Florida to paying $200 million to expedite 
            repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike has some lawmakers scratching their heads and others
             critical of a project they said should be paid for with federal dollars. Reconstruction of the aging dike, an...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Trump administration budget that appears to commit Florida to paying $200 million to expedite  repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike has some lawmakers scratching their heads and others  critical of a project they said should be paid for with federal dollars. Reconstruction of the aging dike, an...
Is Florida on hook for $200 million to help feds finish Lake O dike?
 A Trump administration budget that appears to commit Florida to paying $200 million to expedite repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike has some lawmakers scratching their heads and others critical of a project they said should be paid for with federal dollars. Reconstruction of the aging dike, an earthen barrier holding back Lake Okeechobee from...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Trump administration budget that appears to commit Florida to paying $200 million to expedite repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike has some lawmakers scratching their heads and others critical of a project they said should be paid for with federal dollars. Reconstruction of the aging dike, an earthen barrier holding back Lake Okeechobee from...
Both sides steadfast tsunami false alarm not their fault
 How a tsunami warning last week appeared as a real threat to residents from Palm Beach County to Maine rather than a test
            is still a mystery with the National Weather Service and private-sector company AccuWeather both claiming it wasn’t their
            fault. The National Tsunami Warning Center, part of the National Weather...

Posted: 6 days ago

How a tsunami warning last week appeared as a real threat to residents from Palm Beach County to Maine rather than a test is still a mystery with the National Weather Service and private-sector company AccuWeather both claiming it wasn’t their fault. The National Tsunami Warning Center, part of the National Weather...
Heat records toppled as winter retreats… is that it for cool temps?
 A persistent loop of Caribbean-warmed wind is giving February an April feel as heat records topple across South Florida, including one that has held reign for more than a century. Sunday’s low temperature in West Palm Beach dipped only to a balmy 74 degrees — 15 degrees above normal for this time of year and warm enough to break...

Posted: 6 days ago

A persistent loop of Caribbean-warmed wind is giving February an April feel as heat records topple across South Florida, including one that has held reign for more than a century. Sunday’s low temperature in West Palm Beach dipped only to a balmy 74 degrees — 15 degrees above normal for this time of year and warm enough to break...
February heat breaks 115-year-old record in West Palm Beach
 After a cool January that ended nearly 3 degrees below normal statewide, February is turning the heat back up. Temperatures in South Florida have been running warmer than normal for the past seven days, including in West Palm Beach where
            weekend highs of 82 degrees were 6 degrees higher than what’s typical for this time...

Posted: 7 days ago

After a cool January that ended nearly 3 degrees below normal statewide, February is turning the heat back up. Temperatures in South Florida have been running warmer than normal for the past seven days, including in West Palm Beach where weekend highs of 82 degrees were 6 degrees higher than what’s typical for this time...
NEW: Pythons slithering toward Palm Beach County, but defense plan set
 There’s no question they are coming with ill intent, southern assailants slithering toward the last remnant of the northern Everglades where freshwater veins lead to an unspoiled buffet. The invasive Burmese python, which infests Everglades National Park, has yet to be seen inside the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National...

Posted: 16 days ago

There’s no question they are coming with ill intent, southern assailants slithering toward the last remnant of the northern Everglades where freshwater veins lead to an unspoiled buffet. The invasive Burmese python, which infests Everglades National Park, has yet to be seen inside the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National...