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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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The Scoop: Wed. March 27, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

A new IRS tax tool will allow taxpayers in Florida to file their federal taxes online for free.
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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.


The Atlantic Hurricane Season (June 1st through November 30th) always brings with it high levels  of uncertainty –  whether it’s due to the unpredictable geographic movements of these storms, their economic impact on society and/or their  emotional...

Strong storms are likely in Florida Wednesday evening

Strong & severe storms are likely in the Florida Peninsula late this afternoon & evening.

“In The Eye Of The Storm” on Morning Energy

On land, the “eye” of a hurricane is the calmest part of the storm  and is mostly clear of clouds, wind, and rain. Although the “eye of the storm” is relatively calm, it is “The EyeWall” that is the most devastating part of the...
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Hurricane Ian slams into Florida as a major Category 4 storm; here’s what you need to know

Hurricane Ian struck Southwest Florida around 3:05 p.m. Wednesday near Cayo Coasta as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 mph.

“The Storms of Life” on Morning Energy

Tropical Storm Alex ushered in the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season and brought flashing flooding to western Cuba and South Florida. When tropical storms or hurricanes strike coastal areas,they bring a number of serious hazards such...

“The Storms of Life” on Morning Energy

Each year June 1st marks the beginning of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. The Atlantic Hurricane Season usually last until November 30th, with September being the most common month for hurricanes. According to the The National...
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Pinellas orders some evacuations for Hurricane Irma

On Thursday Pinellas County Commissioners approved mandatory evacuations for residents in zone Level A because of Hurricane Irma beginning Friday morning. Level A includes many coastal areas, mobile home residents and special needs residents who...

How Tampa Bay residents should prepare for Irma

As Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma, several Tampa Bay area school districts have announced school closings. Here are the districts that are closed Thursday and Friday: Hillsborough County Pinellas County Hernando County Here are the...

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