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hurricane preparation week via FPREN

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2024

The start of the 2024 hurricane season is less than a month away and there are early indicators of an active year in the tropics.

CDC, NOAA announce new heat tracking tool ahead of summer

Listen: This Earth day, the CDC and NOAA announced a new tool they hope will provide more information for people particularly vulnerable to heat. Health and government officials spoke at a hospital in Washington DC...

The Scoop: Thu., February 29, 2024 Tampa bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Campaign financing Florida voters may soon be able to decide whether to stop public financing for campaigns for statewide offices. WMNF’s Chris Young reports that a ballot question that passed in the Senate yesterday could...
sunrise bird

Tampa Bay area receives a $250,000 grant from NOAA to combat climate change

Learn about the $250,000 grant from NOAA to Tampa Bay, empowering small businesses to tackle climate change.
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

NOAA Fisheries denies petition for endangered whale protection near ports, sparking concern

Listen: A petition seeking to protect of one the most endangered whales in the world by creating restrictions near Florida’s west-coast ports was denied by federal officials on Friday. The petition would have restricted speeds...
Fall 2023 temperature outlook via NOAA.

Florida should expect above-average temperatures for the next three months

The Southeast Regional Climate Center is predicting that more heat records may be broken again this month in Florida.
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

Petition to protect endangered Rice’s whale draws mixed reactions

A petition is seeking to protect of one the most endangered whales in the world by creating restrictions near Florida’s west-coast ports.

Manatee deaths on the rise in Florida, partially due to toxic red tide algae

In first 8 months of year, manatee death toll surpasses 2017 By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — This year hasn’t been a good one for the Florida manatee. According to state wildlife...
coral disease

Several coral species could go locally extinct in Florida from white-plague disease

A mysterious disease is killing Florida corals, and a coral reef ecologist says the disease is still spreading and causing local extinctions of some coral species. What’s called white-plague disease spread when corals were already...

Excessive flooding and climate change spur stormwater talks in Tampa

Excessive flooding and climate change spur stormwater talks in Tampa

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