Hurricane

Hurricane

Think retro when trying to stay in touch in a hurricane

Telecom technology has improved immensely since hurricanes Katrina and Wilma hit Florida in 2005, the last major hurricanes to hit the state. But sometimes old-school tech still works best during a storm. Low-tech landlines and battery-powered radios may work better than your cellphone. Remember Hurricane Andrew.

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Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 one of the worst in history

Miami Dade College historian Paul George discusses the effect the 1926 hurricane had on Miami.
Jenny Staletovich, C.M. Guerrero, Mario Mateo Miami Herald video and Wolfsonian Archives
Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 one of the worst in history 2:37

Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 one of the worst in history

Search for survivors of cargo ship that disappeared during Hurricane Joaquin 6:33

Search for survivors of cargo ship that disappeared during Hurricane Joaquin

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares a state of emergency for the state ahead of Tropical Storm Erika 3:30

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares a state of emergency for the state ahead of Tropical Storm Erika

2015 Atlantic hurricane season opens 1:29

2015 Atlantic hurricane season opens