Kimberly Miller

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Kimberly Miller covers weather for The Palm Beach Post. Her previous beats have included real estate, K-12 education, universities and colleges, and general assignment. 

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Tropical wave stumbles, but could bring heavy rain, wind

Updated: 8:01 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

A tropical wave stumbled Thursday on its journey toward Florida, losing the engine of thunderstorms needed to rev it to tropical-cyclone strength and leaving it adrift in low-level winds.The National Hurricane Center was still giving the system a 60 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or a tropical ...
Loose Atlantic system could become tropical cyclone at ‘any time’
Low pressure system is on a path toward Florida

5:42 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

A loose low-pressure system beating a path toward Florida blew with tropical storm force winds Wednesday, but had yet to spin up an organized center that would make it a true tropical cyclone.The National Hurricane Center gave the system an 80 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or ...
Stength and path of potential tropical system up for debate
Intensity guidance for Invest 99-L.

7:39 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

A disheveled swirl of thunderstorms creeping toward Florida has the potential to become a tropical cyclone as it nears the U.S., but its path and power were still up for debate among forecasters Tuesday.The National Hurricane Center gave the system a 70 percent chance of growing into a tropical depression ...
First total solar eclipse in U.S. in 38 years creates early buzz

Updated: 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Like cogs in a silent cosmic machine, planets and moons and stars circle seamlessly in the darkness, unnoticed, until their paths cross in a way that can’t be ignored. On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will slip between the sun and Earth, casting a shadow that will create the first full solar eclipse over ...
Tropical wave could impact Florida early next week
National Hurricane Center’s possible five-day path for tropical waves 99-L and 90-L.

Updated: 11:12 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

A waffling tropical wave with unknown intentions is working its way closer to Florida, followed by a distant tropical depression that might become the most robust hurricane of the 2016 storm season.National Hurricane Center forecasters gave the system closest to the U.S. — dubbed Invest 99-L — a 50 percent ...
First total solar eclipse in U.S. in 38 years creates early buzz
NOVEMBER 3: Low-lying clouds over Boynton Beach obscure a view of Sunday’s partial solar eclipse. (Mark Edelson/The Palm Beach Post)

12:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

Like cogs in a silent cosmic machine, planets and moons and stars circle seamlessly in the darkness, unnoticed, until their paths cross in a way that can’t be ignored. On Aug. 21, 2017 — a year from today — the moon will slip between the sun and Earth, casting a ...
Florida, feds wage land battle over an Everglades-killing fern
Old World Climbing Fern (right) blankets a tree island and dead Melaleuca trees are shown in the northern boundaries of the Everglades in Palm Beach County. The South Florida Water Management District owns the land and leases it to United States Fish and Wildlife Service. USFW operates the area Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The operating agreement dates to the 1950s. SFWMD recently voted to send a letter of non-compliance to the federal agency, citing USFW’s contractual obligation to eradicate invasive species from the ecosystem. USFW has until 2017 to remove the fern that suffocate tree islands and destroys natural habitat. (Thomas Cordy / The Palm Beach Post)

10:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

An innocuous-looking fern has set off an Everglades-size battle between state and federal agencies as it winds its way through a treasured wildlife refuge in Palm Beach County, choking everything in its path. Lygodium, commonly referred to as old world climbing fern, laid low for years before beginning a tenacious ...
Tropical Storm Fiona trailed by two other disturbances
Tropical Storm Fiona path as of Thursday

5:37 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

Tropical Storm Fiona continued a steady trek across the tropical Atlantic Thursday with no aspirations of building to hurricane strength or plans to hit land. But trailing Fiona are two disturbances — one newly identified Thursday — that may have bigger ambitions. Check the Palm Beach Post interactive storm tracking ...
Tropical Storm Fiona fires up right on schedule
Forecast track for Tropical Storm Fiona

Updated: 11:57 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

The hurricane season is firing up right on climatological schedule with Tropical Storm Fiona forming Wednesday in the Atlantic followed by another easterly African wave with tropical potential. Fiona’s tight swirl of thunderstorms and closed core was spinning about 920 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands with maximum sustained ...
Sugar growers surprised by plan for Lake Okeechobee water
The algae bloom from Lake Okeechobee has grown since it was first measured in May. Environmentalists believe it now stretches more than 200 square miles. This algae bloom is in the St. Lucie Estuary on Friday, July 8, 2016. South Florida Water Management District says the aglae bloom has dissipated some, following efforts to minimize impacts from the Lake O discharges. (Joseph Forzano / The Palm Beach Post)

9:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016

South Florida sugar growers said they were surprised by details of a proposal last week that would store excess Lake Okeechobee water on land that includes one of the state’s largest organic farms, the Okeelanta sugar mill, a portion of U.S. Sugar’s rail line and North America’s largest renewable power ...



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