AccuWeather reveals busy but less hectic 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast

Hurricane Laura over the Gulf of Mexico. Courtesy: (NOAA via AP) It was not long ago that the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season cast a dark shadow along Florida’s coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The record-breaking storm season produced 30 named storms, 12 of which made landfall in the continental U.S., according to the National

As the nation is gripped by freezing cold temperatures, South Florida watches from the warmer sidelines

Fort Lauderdale Beach with Electronic Message Board on a hot and sunny day – Shutterstock – Image by Alan Budman If you’ve taken a step outside of Florida’s state lines over the past week, chances are the roads were laden with snow and ice. Practically every state in the U.S. that is not Florida looked

Statewide tornado drill for Florida to take place Feb. 3 for Severe Weather Awareness Week

Courtesy: City of Tallahassee Hurricanes pose the largest natural disaster threat to our beautiful state for roughly half of the year. Officially speaking, hurricane season runs from June 1 through the end of November, but it doesn’t mean they are limited to just that period of time. Luckily, we can plan for a hurricane and

Florida is staying cool—Rivaling La Niña typical seasons

Young girl sitting in front of the fireplace and holding cup of tea in hand on legs and warming. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Emmily Who would’ve thought Florida’s record-breaking warm 2020 weather would crumble in the final month of December? Probably no one. Thanks to a few consecutive cold fronts towards the end of

Red Tide continues to irritate Southwest Florida Beaches

Red Tide algae bloom in the ocean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alfred Rowan It’s back and smellier than ever. Dead fish are washing up along southwest Florida beaches bringing up major concerns for scientists, residents, and tourists along the Gulf Coast waters. As defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Red Tide

2020: Florida’s year in review—Stories that made this year memorable

Happy New Year 2021 text on the beach. Abstract background photo of coming New Year 2021 and leaving the year of 2020 Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Maps Expert As the world begins to turn the page on 2020 and look forward to a new year in 2021, we at Florida Insider decided to compile

Winter Is Coming: Temperatures To Reach As Low As The 30s In Some Parts Of The State

Courtesy: Image by Tumisu from Pixabay A welcoming gift for the winter season or parting gift for getting through the hurricane season, who knows, but Florida: it’s time to bring out those coats and boots that you bring out once a year for sub-70 degree temps. As we say farewell to the stormy season, winter

Hurricane Season Has Come To An End—Should Florida Consider Itself Lucky?

Courtesy: Image by David Mark from Pixabay Florida. We did it. The extremely busy 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will officially come to a close today, November 30. Meaning the season for perfect storm conditions spanning the Atlantic and lower Caribbean waters does not have to be revisited until June 1, 2021. That’s not to say

South Florida is out of the eye of the storm, but sees record rainfall and flood warnings

Courtesy: National Weather Service Tropical Storm Eta made landfall in the central part of the Florida Keys late Sunday night, bringing heavy rains and strong wind gusts throughout the night and much of the early morning announced the National Hurricane Center. The 28th named storm of this year’s busy hurricane season entered Lower Matecumbe Key

Escambia County: bracing for the worst as Hurricane Delta strengthens in the Gulf

Courtesy: National Hurricane Center On Tuesday, Oct. 6., Escambia County officials declared a state of emergency in preparation for the potential landfall of Hurricane Delta. According to reports from the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Delta made landfall early Wednesday morning near Puerto Morelos, Mexico along the northeastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula with sustained winds