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

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

Tropical Storm Warning extends towards Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Triff Elsa is holding steady in strength as it nears landfall in Cuba, though the storm is not expected to grow. On Sunday, Elsa swept through Jamaica and is now expected to strike Cuba before turning towards Florida’s Gulf Coast. Concerns about possible high winds from the

Florida should prepare for wicked Sunrises and Red Tide spikes as Saharan Dust is set to blanket the state for more than a week

Saharan Dust Sunrise over Atlantic Ocean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Rolando Otero Picturesque sunrises and smelly sargassum will soon be on the horizon for Florida residents as a wave of Saharan Dust is expected to arrive Wednesday of this week. The phenomenon of Saharan dust storms is a rather common occurrence during the

If Florida isn’t the mosquito Capital of the U.S. then who is?

Woman hiking and putting on bug spray – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by encierro Any Florida resident will tell you mosquitoes are a nuisance and that they are likely bitten thousands of times throughout the course of the year unless they stay inside the house.  A recent study conducted by pest control company Orkin revealed

Florida Governor announces $150 million dedicated to upgrade state infrastructure targeted by hurricanes

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ian Francis Last Friday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced financial awards for infrastructure improvements at a news conference in Lakeland. Joined by Dane Eagle, executive director of the Department of Economic Opportunity, DeSantis announced the state will allocate an additional $150 million for state infrastructure. The main goal of the

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