Asbury Automotive Group and CarMax close Florida locations as Hurricane Ian grows into Category 4 storm

CarMax Dealership – Hurricane Ian closes several dealerships throughout FL. – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: George Sheldon Several dealership groups located in Florida scrambled to close their stores Tuesday as Hurricane Ian ravaged the Gulf Coast, threatening much of the Sunshine State with flooding, tornadoes, high winds, and widespread property damage. At around 5

Caribbean disturbance ‘Invest 98L’ could bring trouble to Florida & Gulf of Mexico next week

Raging ocean caused by tropical disturbance Invest 98L – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drew McArthur FOX Forecast Center meteorologists are closely tracking a tropical disturbance developing near South America, which is likely to transform into a stronger storm system in the next few days. The system has been named Disturbance 1, however, the National

Here’s why this coastal Florida city is one of the best places in the United States to relocate

Naples, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Andriy Blokhin Naples has long been a favorite destination for tourists and second-home purchasers looking for a lively, amiable setting to unwind in the Sunshine State. This Gulf of Mexico city is well-known for its heavenly white-sand beaches and top-notch golf courses, but it is also quickly

Red tide intensifies in Southwest Florida

Red Tide Florida Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Jillian Cain Photography Red tide is appearing in Southwest Florida as some beaches have seen dead fish lining the shores. A report released Friday shows that red tide is also creeping upward along Florida’s Gulf Coast, clearing up the Florida Panhandle to Navarre Pier, near

Tropical Storm Fred forms in the Caribbean, Florida in its path

Tropical Storm on Caribbean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drew McArthur The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) has announced that a disturbance in the Caribbean is expected to become Tropical Storm Fred on Tuesday before it heads towards Florida.  The sixth named storm of the year usually forms at the end of August. In

Two Florida cities earn a spot on Time magazine’s ‘World’s 100 Greatest Places’ list

St. Armands Circle Sarasota, FL Lido Key Aerial Drone – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Suncoast Aerials Two Florida cities snagged a spot on a globe-spanning list of top destinations by one of the world’s most famous magazines.  Time magazine debuted its ‘The World’s 100 Greatest Places of 2021’ list, and Orlando and Sarasota both

Pinellas County officials say the city of Oldsmar faced attempted water supply poisoning

Water testing – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image By Irina Kozorog Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said a team of local and federal officials is investigating an attempt to taint the city of Oldsmar’s water supply last week Friday. According to Gualtieri, someone attempted a cybersecurity attack on the city of Oldsmar’s water supply by remotely accessing

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