Evacuations begin along Florida’s Gulf Coast due to Tropical Storm Idalia

Tropical Storm Idalia heads towards Florida (Not pictured): Overview of tropical disturbance – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by lavizzara Caribbean Tropical Storm Idalia is predicted to become a hurricane on Monday and hit Florida’s Gulf Coast on Tuesday or Wednesday as a Category 3 storm, bringing with it a potentially fatal storm surge, damaging winds,

Emergency declared for much of Florida as potential tropical storm builds in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical storm in Caribbean blowing gusts of wind against palm trees – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drew McArthur As a weather system off the coast of Mexico was expected to become a tropical storm by Sunday, forecasters are warning of potential flash flooding and landslides across the eastern Yucatan peninsula and western Cuba, and

Tropical Storm Emily develops in the Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Storm Causes Flooding on Streets – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alexandru Chiriac According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Emily developed on Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the fifth named storm of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Although Emily is anticipated to be a brief storm with no effect on Florida,

Category six hurricane? A popular TikTok video asserts that a powerful hurricane would “destroy” Florida

Hurricane Aerial View – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by elRoce According to a video that has already gone popular on TikTok, a Category 6 storm will hit Florida and the Carolinas on September 6. According to the video, which has received close to 2 million views, meteorologists are not discussing this storm. This is so

Here’s everything you need to know about the Sunshine State’s upcoming 2023 hurricane sales tax holiday

Aisles full of supplies at Home Depot – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by QualityHD Starting now, you can purchase home items with no sales tax for the next 12 days in preparation for this year’s hurricane season. May 27th through June 9th is the first of Florida’s two Disaster Preparedness sales tax holidays, and August

Over 2 million Florida residents left without power as Hurricane Ian ravages coast

Power outage – Power outages due to Hurricane Ian affect FL residents – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: Memory Stockphoto Hurricane Ian hit Florida so hard that its winds were just a few miles per hour short of developing into a Category 5 storm as it made landfall in the Sunshine State on Wednesday. Not

Florida “transitioning into next phase of COVID-19 response” will no longer report daily Coronavirus data

Reported Cases logging chart – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Cryptographer Florida will no longer publish daily COVID-19 case data moving forward and will transition to reporting weekly data as part of a “next phase.” According to a recent statement from the Florida Department of Health, “As vaccinations increase and new case positivity rate decreases,