Tag Archives: Hurricane Andrew

Hurricane’s Andrew, Katrina Florida Politics and Government

In episode 10 of The Florida History Podcast Presented by The Florida Squeeze we look back at the impact of Hurricane Andrew on the governance, politics, attitude and demographics of Florida. Governor Chiles recorded the lowest ever approval rating in the state’s history immediately after the storm while President George H.W. Bush’s botched reaction helped […]

Holiday book recommendation: My Andrew Story

Editors note: Beginning today through Christmas Eve we will recommend a book for holiday gifts each day.  Each of these books have been reviewed before on this site but the narratives are updated for December 2018. Hurricane Andrew’s fury was witnessed by South Dade residents and concerned citizens all over the region. But nobody has a more authoritative and credible voice on all matters Andrew and for that matter Atlantic basin Hurricanes in […]

The politics of Michael – how past hurricanes impacted Florida’s elections

Hurricane Michael was a historic storm but just the latest to potentially impact Florida close to an election.

Flashback Friday: Hurricane Andrew series parts 1-5 plus Bryan Norcross interview

Due to Hurricane Irma we won’t have our latest installment of our month-long series on Hurricane Andrew this week. For those of you who have missed it, here are the earlier pieces of our series which is more pertinent the next few days than ever.   By Miami National Weather Service Office Part I: 1966 […]

Book Review – My Hurricane Andrew Story by Bryan Norcross

Hurricane Andrew’s fury was witnessed by South Dade residents and concerned citizens all over the region. But nobody has a more authoritative and credible voice on all matters Andrew and for that matter Atlantic basin Hurricanes in general than Bryan Norcross.  As the most prominent television meteorologist in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale TV market for two decades, […]