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Floods are possible; several days of rain in the Tampa Bay area and beyond

The deluge could be beneficial for the drought, but it can bring more problems because the ground is so dry in Florida now.

It’s hurricane season. Officials urge us to ‘know your risk’

A recent poll found that 60% of people living in hurricane prone states are not going to prepare for hurricane season.

The Scoop: Thurs. June 6th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Brush fires are becoming more frequent in the area, leaving to more burn bans. Meanwhile, Lakeland denies body cam video from Memorial Day weekend.
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Hillsborough County seeks public input on flooding for future relief projects

Listen: Hillsborough County residents can express their concerns about flooding and other hazards in their area next week. County officials are seeking input from the public to fuel relief projects. Hillsborough County officials want to know...
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New Florida law will require flood disclosures with home sales

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed nine bills, including one to require people selling residential properties to disclose past flooding to buyers.

Severe thunderstorms and flooding are possible Thursday in the Tampa Bay area: NWS

The National Weather Service Tampa Bay says severe thunderstorms are possible in the area on Thursday, April 11, 2024.
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Rain will be widespread in Florida Friday and Saturday; local flooding and severe storm cells are possible

Several rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to impact Florida on Friday and Saturday.
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Florida bill would require flood disclosures in property sales

A bill in Florida would place a series of requirements on people to disclose flood risks before selling property.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., October 17, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

From crime to care A new wellness hub opened yesterday on the site of a former nightclub associated with crime issues in East Tampa. It will offer a pharmacy, family health services, and a service...
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Florida insurance issues could pose long-term problems

As Florida recovers from Hurricane Idalia, Fitch Ratings warned about the long-term effects of property insurance problems in Florida and CA.

Florida Representative criticizes DeSantis for delay in seeking federal aid for flood victims

Listen: On Saturday, Governor DeSantis announced he is seeking federal aid for victims of the Broward County flood earlier this month. One Florida legislator is wondering what took so long. More than two feet of...
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Hurricane Ian causes two deaths in Hardee County

In Hardee County, Hurricane Ian claimed two lives. Many Hardee communities are flooded and more than 99% were without power Friday morning.

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