Hurricane season starts Saturday and Governor Rick Scott, along with other state and South Florida officials, want you to be prepared.
Hurricane Katia continued to grow in intensity Monday, becoming a major Category 3 storm by late afternoon, and a Category 4 storm before midnight. Under the current track, it may be a danger only to shipping, but forecasters are watching it closely, especially those in Bermuda.
Hurricane Irene continues to barrel towards the East Coast. The category three storm could make landfall anywhere from North Carolina to New York this weekend. Evacuations began for tourists Wednesday on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and residents have been told to get out starting Thursday.
With a hurricane churning to our east and South Florida in the center of the cone, some South Floridians spent Sunday stocking up on supplies – just in case.
When a hurricane huts, you can be on your own for 72 hours or more. In Hurricane Andrew, there was not an operating supermarket from Kendall to Key Largo for weeks after the storm. Power was out in some areas for 9 weeks. Getting the necessities of life proved to be a major challenge,Here’s a list of items you should have ready and stocked before a storm hits.
Water is the one hurricane supply you can’t live without. Before a storm approaches, or makes landfall, you should have a plan set in place so you won’t run dry after the storm.
Category 1 hurricanes are dangerous, and Category 5 storms can be survived. How well you and your family come through any storm depends on preparation.
Confused about the difference between a tropical disturbance and a tropical wave? CBS4 has the answers.
Hurricane hotline phone numbers and web links.
Hurricane season will officially arrive on June 1 and that means it’s time to have your hurricane supplies ready and there are ways to keep you and your bank account fully supplied.