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Hurricane Preps

Gov. Rick Scott held a news conference at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center in Doral on May 30, 2013 where he was joined by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, and other local officials. (Source: Governor's Press Office)

Gov. Scott Urges Floridians To Be Prepared For Hurricane Season

Hurricane season starts Saturday and Governor Rick Scott, along with other state and South Florida officials, want you to be prepared.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

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Katia Intensifies To Category 4 Storm

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.

CBS4–09/05/2011

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East Coast Checks Bridges, Readies Plans For Irene

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.

CBS4–08/25/2011

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Irene: Time To Review Storm Preps & Supplies

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.

CBS4–08/21/2011

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Guide To Hurricane Supplies

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.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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Guide To Having Safe Drinking Water After A Storm

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.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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What To Do Now, Before A 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.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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Hurricane Map Terminology

Confused about the difference between a tropical disturbance and a tropical wave? CBS4 has the answers.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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Important Phone Numbers And Web Links During And After A Hurricane

Hurricane hotline phone numbers and web links.

CBS4–06/21/2011

The USDA doesn’t officially offer any opinion about whether organic food is safer or more nutritious than non-organic food. It only says that organic standards have been met. This includes the companies that handle or process the foods before they get to the supermarket. That said, organic foods have lower levels of artificial pesticides, are not genetically modified, don’t have artificial hormones, and reduce your exposure to antibiotics.

Guide To Stocking Up Hurricane Supplies On A Budget

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.

CBS4–04/26/2011

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