Hurricane Donna in 1960

South Florida Hurricanes – Part 2

The second installment of the history of South Florida hurricanes features the most prominent hurricanes to impact southeast Florida from 1950 through 2005. The episode begins with an examination of…

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Flooded Street in Miami during 1926 Hurricane.

South Florida Hurricanes – Part 1

This episode is the first in a two-part series on the history of hurricanes in South Florida. Life in the tropics means having to endure dangerous storm. There have been…

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Aerial of Downtown Miami in 1980s

The Decades: 1980 – 1989

The decade of the 1980s began with political turmoil and rapid growth due to a large influx of Cuban refugees as part of the Mariel Boat Lift. The decade also…

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