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HURRICANE CENTER: Erika Forecast Is "Low Confidence"

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center is making it clear: forecasters really have no idea what Erika is going to do. Here is the 11am update from the NHC: TROPICAL STORM ERIKA DISCUSSION NUMBER 15 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 1100 AM AST FRI AUG 28 2015 Morning visible imagery…

ERIKA: Send Us Your Openings And Closures

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Tropical Storm Erika may very well be much ado about nothing, but even wind and rain can lead to closures throughout Boca Raton. If you run a restaurant, a private school, a business or pretty much anything else and need to report that it”s business as usual online casino or…

Erika Stronger, May Survive Wind Shear

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From NHC at 5a) — Data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Erika has strengthened overnight, although it is not clear as to how much. The central pressure dropped to around 1001 mb around 0540Z, but was up to 1003 mb on the next fix about an hour later.…

City Of Boca Raton A Bit Behind With Sharing Hurricane Info

UPDATE: We just heard from the City’s new social media chief, Chrissy Biagiotti. Expect updates to Boca’s website soon but for now, she suggests monitoring Boca’s Facebook page  — as well as the City’s homepage. While BocaNewsNow.com strongly believes that official information should be disseminated on a city’s official website, not solely on Facebook (which forces…

Relax, Don't Do It: Danny Not Worthy Of Hurricane Prep

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Hurricane Danny is dying. The hurricane may not be a hurricane much longer, according to the National Hurricane Center in this update. Danny’s cloud pattern is similar to that of six hours ago, with a central dense overcast and some outer banding in the northeastern semicircle. However, the size of…

HURRICANE DANNY: Relax, Boca, For Now

Hurricane Danny

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com is not going to go Hurricane crazy over Danny. We’ll update with relevant info from the National Hurricane Center, we’ll update closings and delays, and we’ll pass on any hurricane sales or savings (’cause this is Boca, and let’s not let a hurricane get in the way of a…