State’s 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday To Begin May 29The state’s 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday will begin in late May, allowing Floridians to save money on those much-needed supplies for the upcoming hurricane season.
Florida Adds COVID-19 Into Its Hurricane PreparationsWith another expected active hurricane season starting June 1, Florida emergency management officials are taking into account a big new factor: the coronavirus.
Florida Making Plans To Deal With Coronavirus During A HurricaneOur hurricane season is right around the corner and the DeSantis administration is developing plans as to how they will handle evacuations and shelters if the coronavirus outbreak lingers.
National Weather Service Adds Face Mask & Hand Sanitizer To Hurricane Preparedness ChecklistMust be a sign of the times. The start of the Atlantic hurricane season is less than a month away and the National Weather Service has updated its hurricane preparedness checklist to include face masks and hand sanitizer.
Coronavirus In Florida: COVID-19 Pandemic Could Affect Hurricane ResponseFlorida officials are considering adjusting the state’s hurricane-response plans to prepare for the possibility of an early storm season intersecting with the COVID-19 pandemic, Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz said Friday.
Florida Utilities Detail Hurricane Protection PlansMoving forward with a 2019 law that is expected to lead to more underground power lines, four major utilities have filed plans that call for billions of dollars in projects over the next decade to strengthen electric systems against hurricanes.
4 Major Hurricanes Predicted As Part Of Above-Normal 2020 Atlantic Hurricane SeasonOn Thursday, weather experts from Colorado State University released their yearly hurricane prediction for the upcoming season.
Tropical Storm Sebastien Expected To Strengthen, No Threat To LandTropical Storm Sebastien has gained some strength as it treks across the open waters of the Atlantic.
Tropical Storm Sebastien Treking Northwest Across The AtlanticTropical Storm Sebastien continues its northwestern trek across the Atlantic.
Forecasters Tracking Tropical Disturbance In The AtlanticWith two weeks to go before the end of this year's Atlantic Hurricane Season, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are tracking a disturbance.
Tropical Storm Olga Forms Over Western Gulf Of MexicoTropical Storm Olga formed in the western Gulf of Mexico on Friday.
Dorian Estimated Insured Losses In Florida At $19 MillionWhen Hurricane Dorian took a turn last month and avoided landfall in Florida, it largely spared the state’s insurance industry from getting hit with claims.
Tropical Storm Lorenzo Forecast To Become A Hurricane By Tuesday NightTropical Storm Lorenzo is forecast to become a hurricane by Tuesday night.
Tropical Storm Jerry Could Be A Hurricane SoonTropical Storm Jerry is strengthening and is likely to become a hurricane soon.
Hurricane Humberto Expected To StrengthenHurricane Humberto is expected to strengthen during the next day or so.