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Hurricane Ian, one year later: A story of resiliency and hope

Hurricane Ian was the 3rd-costliest natural disaster to hit the U.S.: $115.2 billion in damages and 156 fatalities in Florida and elsewhere.
Florida rainfall outlook 2023

NOAA says a strong El Niño means Florida should expect above-average temperatures and rainfall this fall

The Climate Prediction Center’s updated weather outlook indicates a slightly increased confidence of a strong El Niño event by this winter.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing ways to communicate after a weather emergency

National Weather Service promotes Deaf Awareness Week

The National Weather Service recognizes Deaf Awareness Week by releasing weather safety information for the deaf and hard of hearing.

A guide to understanding your FEMA determination letter after a Florida disaster

After a natural disaster, a variety of resources become available to aid in the cleanup process, including FEMA financial assistance.

A tropical weather system may impact Florida this weekend

Parts of Florida will likely see an increase in the rain and wind this weekend as disturbed weather may turn into a tropical system.
Hurricane Idalia

2 weeks later, cleanup underway in Levy County after Idalia

A little over two weeks after Hurricane Idalia moved through Florida’s Big Bend region, extensive clean-up efforts are ongoing.
Hurricane Lee via FPREN.

Peak hurricane season has arrived as Lee churns in the Atlantic

In a typical Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, from late August to mid-September is the busiest time for tropical storms and hurricanes.
Hurricane Idalia

Hurricane Idalia recovery information for Floridians — plus info for St. Pete residents

Hurricane Idalia clean-up and recovery information from Florida Division of Emergency Management and City of St. Petersburg.
Hurricane Idalia landfall via fpren

Category 3 Major Hurricane Idalia makes landfall along Big Bend Coast of Florida; photos and updates from Tampa Bay

Hurricane Idalia made landfall as a Category 3 Major Hurricane with sustained winds of 125 MPH near Keaton Beach, Florida at 7:45 EDT.
Hurricane Idalia 5am forecast 29 Aug 2023 via National Weather Service Tampa Bay

Hurricane Idalia may not directly hit Tampa Bay but deadly storm surge, wind and rain are expected

Idalila formed into a hurricane and is expected to make landfall in Florida north of the Tampa Bay area as a Category 3 hurricane.
Idalia storm surge

Idalia is expected to hit Florida as a major hurricane on Wednesday; here is evacuation, shelter, sandbag and other information

The National Hurricane Center is now forecasting Idalia to be a major category 3 hurricane at landfall early Wednesday.
Idalia track

NHC is forecasting Idalia to hit Florida as a hurricane this week; Tampa Bay is under a hurricane watch

Tropical Depression Ten has now intensified into Tropical Storm Idalia. The NHC is forecasting landfall in Florida as a Category 1 hurricane.

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