Bout of snow makes random appearance in Florida

Snow Falling In City — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: DedMityay Snow in the Sunshine State!? Some areas in the Florida Panhandle saw snow flurries as temperatures fell below freezing. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office shared a video on Facebook of snowflakes falling throughout the night. “Well how’s this for a temperature change?” the sheriff’s

Tornado hits South Fort Myers with nearly 95 mph winds & $500,000 worth of damage

Tornado Aftermath, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Lawoowoo A tornado ripped through South Fort Myers on Tuesday, smashing houses and causing trees to fall onto cars while wind gusts nearly reached hurricane status. At least one person was injured. “We were able to get our storm survey completed and we did find a

South Florida sends help to victims of devastating tornado aftermath

Tornado Damage — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Dustie South Floridians are making an effort to help out the victims of the biggest tornado to hit the U.S. in decades. Parts of Kentucky and four other states were flattened over the weekend by a destructive string of tornadoes where dozens of people were killed. “The

Halloween forecast: South Florida will feel the coolest weather in 6 months this weekend

Halloween Florida Fall Weather – Courtesy: Shutterstock — William C. Bunce Mother Nature may deliver some frights — followed by a treat — a more autumn-like if not downright chilly Halloween weekend. A line of severe storms ahead of a powerful cold front is expected to travel across the North Florida region starting Wednesday night

5 autumnal things to this Fall in South Florida & beyond

Pumpkin Patch — Courtesy: Image by Bill Morson from Shutterstock It is officially fall in Florida, and while the scorching heat, sunny beaches, and swaying palm trees may not resemble the autumn season, there are still plenty of fun activities to take part in. So grab your boots and pumpkin spice lattes, because here are

Fall in Florida: A cold front is on its way to Florida, but certain parts of the Sunshine State will still feel warm

Fall Weather — Courtesy: Image by Maridav from Shutterstock TAMPA, FL. — Drier air is on its way to Florida, north Florida specifically.  As the weekend nears, a cold front is making its way towards the Sunshine State. However, a cool down isn’t in the cards for the Bay Area. As rain chances start to

Strong Hurricane Larry whirling across the Atlantic, could possibly be stronger than Ida

Beach Before Hurricane – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Leonard the Food Guy Just a few days after Hurricane Ida left a devastating trail of destruction across multiple states, forecasters were keeping a close eye Sunday on another storm churning across the Atlantic. This one could be even more dangerous. Hurricane Larry, now a Category

Hurricane Ida likely to drive up gas prices in Florida

Pumping Gas – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Dragana Gordic After Florida drivers have enjoyed a brief period of lower gas prices in recent weeks, Hurricane Ida is likely to make it a bit pricier to fill up. Florida’s average gas prices have gone down during the past three weeks, reaching $2.95 a gallon for

Dozens of cats and dogs brought to South Florida after being evacuated from Hurricane Ida’s path

Veterinarian writing notes – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Halfpoint Several dogs and cats have been evacuated from Louisiana and brought to South Florida following news of Hurricane Ida’s strength. The animals came from four different shelters in southern Louisiana that are at a high risk of being damaged due to Hurricane Ida’s wrath. The

Tropical Tracker: Saharan dust has moved over Florida — What this means for hurricane season

Saharan Dust – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Daineko Natalia Sunsets across the Sunshine State could become even more captivating in the coming days as clouds of dust from the Sahara Desert come in from across the Atlantic.  The tropics remain active with storms Henri and Grace churning in both the Atlantic and Caribbean. Florida