Ric Kearbey, 10 News Tampa Bay

Ric Kearbey

10 News Tampa Bay

Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Ric:

Tropical Depression Five strengthens into Tropical Storm Elsa

If Tropical Storm Elsa survives its path through the Caribbean, it could move into the Gulf of Mexico and have some impact on Florida. → Read More

Thursday morning’s eclipse is opposite of the super lunar eclipse last month: A new moon micromoon

It won't be seen in Florida but this solar eclipse Thursday morning is a very interesting eclipse. NASA says it's the opposite of last month's super lunar eclipse. → Read More

SpaceX launches a new satellite for SiriusXM radio

If the clouds allow, you may be able to see the fiery launch all the way in Tampa Bay. Here's everything you need to know. → Read More

Red tide advisory issued near Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island

Mild and short-lived respiratory symptoms such as eye, nose and throat irritation similar to cold symptoms may be experienced by beachgoers. → Read More

Look west Saturday morning to see the daytime moon!

The moon still be shining in the sky Saturday morning after sunrise and here's why the moon is still sometimes visible in the daytime sky. → Read More

Colorado State hurricane experts predict an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021

It's not expected to be like the historic 2020 hurricane season but a leading hurricane forecaster says more storms than a normal season is expected. → Read More

10 free ways to make a difference during Earth Month

Earth Day is April 22, but Earth Month is all of April and here are 10 things you can do that are easy and absolutely free. → Read More

Near-record heat expected this week, but it’s not ‘hot season’-- yet

After a stretch of chilly weather, some may see some record heat develop this week and it's not even the hot season, yet. → Read More

The bizarre reason why some snow was brown in Colorado

Did brown snow fall in Colorado? Is the snow brown? The brown snow was the result of dust all the way from Mexico, and global warming is partly to blame. → Read More

You can catch SpaceX's Tuesday night Starlink satellite launch from your yard in Tampa Bay

The 45th Weather Squadron gave the launch a 90% "Go" forecast as of Tuesday morning. → Read More

Meteor sends booming noise across Vermont after exploding in the sky

It caused a "loud boom and body-rattling vibration" as the meteor passed overhead. It was likely a fragment of an asteroid and exploded about 33 miles from impact. → Read More

Spring is running about 10 days behind for Tampa Bay

There's more than the groundhog, Punxsutawaney Phil, to tell us when spring is coming. The spring leaf season is a little behind in Tampa Bay. → Read More

Is global warming why much of the country just spent a week below freezing?

It sounds crazy, but because the planet is heating up, extreme cold events like this are more likely. → Read More

Strong thunderstorms possible this weekend

On a scale of 0-5, it's a 1, but Tampa Bay area storms are possible this weekend and some may be severe. Gusty winds and a tornado will be possible. → Read More

LIVE RADAR: Strong, severe storms possible on Valentine's Day

Tampa Bay Weather: The Storm Prediction Center has put Tampa Bay at a marginal (level 1) risk of severe weather for Valentine's Day. → Read More

Super Bowl LV forecast: Rain chances increasing a bit

Lingering showers from weekend rain can't be ruled out. Temperatures will be comfortably in the 60s to start the game. Turning a bit cooler during the game. → Read More

Chilly now, but it's looking warm for Super Bowl weekend

Super Bowl Weather in Tampa: The forecast has plenty of time to change a little, but the trend looks to be a warming one for Super Bowl Weekend in Tampa, Florida. → Read More

See a rocket launch the most satellites ever

SpaceX will launch a record 133 spacecrafts into orbit Saturday. Here's how you may be able to see it in Tampa Bay. → Read More

How to watch SpaceX rocket launch Wednesday morning

Tampa Bay may get a glimpse of the latest SpaceX rocket launch Wednesday morning. Here's how you can see it. → Read More

Tampa Bay saw snow on this day 44 years ago

Tampa has seen snow. In fact, some measured it in inches. It happened on January 19, 1977. → Read More