Meet Florida's New Director Of Emergency Management Kevin GuthrieOver the past two years, people across Florida relied on a familiar face to guide the Florida Division of Emergency Management, but with the departure of Jared Moskowitz, a new director is leading the agency heading into hurricane season. His name is Kevin Guthrie and he recently spoke to CBS4’s Jim DeFede.
Authorities: Hurricane Michael Killed At Least 43 In FloridaThe death toll from the most devastating hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle in decades has gone up.
Florida Dodges Hurricanes For 10th Consecutive YearAs the Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end, it marks the 10th consecutive year that Florida has avoided a direct hit.
Florida Disaster Expert Deployed To Help HawaiiFlorida Emergency officials have deployed one of their own to Hawaii as the state responds to Hurricanes Iselle and Julio.
Broward County Participates In Statewide Hurricane Exercise Broward County agencies are participating in a day-long, emergency simulation exercise in Plantation.
Emergency Officials Want Residents To Remain Prepared Despite End Of Hurricane Season South Florida can breathe a sigh of relief Saturday as the rather slow 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season has come to an end—but emergency officials say that resident’s should still remain prepared.
Broward County Offers "Twitter Alert"Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.
Fla. Gets Grant To Study SinkholesSinkholes are an all to common occurrence in Florida and that's why the state has received a $1.08 million federal grant to study the state's vulnerability to the natural phenomenon.
FEMA Denies Broward, Miami-Dade Money For Sandy ReliefThe Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied disaster assistance for areas of the state damaged by Hurricane Sandy, according to Florida officials.
FEMA Denies Scott's Request For Isaac Relief In Monroe, BrowardSince taking office, Gov. Rick Scott has repeatedly boasted of rejecting billions of dollars from the federal government. Now, Washington has turned the tables, shutting down Scott’s plea for financial aid in a move that almost instantly took on political tones.
County, State Emergency Officials Prepare For Hurricane SeasonIt was a busy morning in the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management as personnel took part in a Category 3 Hurricane simulation. This year’s hypothetical hurricane was named “Gispert” and it was simulated to test state and county emergency management offices.
Gov. Scott & Cabinet Okay 2012 Hurricane Shelter PlanGovernor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet have signed off on this year’s Statewide Emergency Shelter Plan (SESP).
High Risk Of Rip Currents Expected Friday For S. Fla. Beaches Officials are asking beachgoers in South Florida to use extreme cautions as a high risk of rip currents is expected Friday. Florida Division of Emergency Management officials are reminding beachgoers in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties to beware.
Emergency Workers Face Fictional "Hurricane Griffin" In DrillIn preparation for the 2011 hurricane season, state officials are taking part in the statewide annual hurricane exercise.