Hurricane Dorian

Florida Division of Emergency Management, FPL to Send Water to Bahamas for Relief

The organizations will donate a combined total of 590,000 bottles of water.

09/11/2019 By Staff

Giving Partners

Here's How You Can Help Hurricane Relief in the Bahamas

Several Suncoast organizations are facilitating donation drives for Bahamians experiencing the catastrophic consequences of Hurricane Dorian.

09/09/2019 By Megan McDonald

Life on the Fly

Helicopter Medical Crews Stationed at Dolphin Aviation to Help the Injured After Hurricane Dorian

“The only time you need us is when it’s catastrophic and the other systems have failed.”

09/06/2019 By Susan Burns

Bookmarks

Where to Find the Latest Info About Hurricane Dorian

Where to get sandbags, how to determine your "evacuation level" and other important information as Dorian draws nearer.

08/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hurricanes

Florida Power & Light Activates Emergency Response Plan

The company has 13,000 employees, as well as additional personnel, in place to help restore power outages after Hurricane Dorian.

08/30/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

How to Protect Your Pets During a Hurricane

Expert tips, direct from an emergency vet.

08/30/2019 By Staff

Safe mode

How to Prep Your Kitchen Before Hurricane Dorian Arrives

Chef Judi offers tips on how to preserve and use your frozen and refrigerated foods if the power goes out.

08/30/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Hurricanes

DeSantis Declares State of Emergency for All 67 Florida Counties

Forecasters say Hurricane Dorian, which is chugging toward the Sunshine State, could grow into a Category 4 hurricane.

08/29/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

Blood Donations Needed as Hurricane Dorian Moves Towards Florida

OneBlood and the Suncoast Blood Bank are urging people to donate ahead of the storm.

08/28/2019 By Staff

Under the weather

Researchers Predict Increased Chance of Heightened Hurricane Season

A recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report puts the risk of an "above average" Atlantic hurricane season at 45 percent.

08/20/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Hurricanes

NOAA Predicts 'Near-Normal' 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The season officially starts June 1 and runs through November 30.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

Tax-Free Holiday on Hurricane Supplies Runs May 31-June 6

The official start of hurricane season is June 1.

05/20/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

University of Florida Encourages Floridians to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

The university's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has put together a website with tips and information.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Disasters

Insurance Claims for Hurricane Michael Damages Near $5.7 Billion

Florida property and business owners have filed almost 146,000 claims related to damage caused by last year's hurricane.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Disasters

Hurricane Michael Insurance Losses Total Almost $4.3 Billion

Florida property and business owners have filed more than 131,000 claims related to damage caused by the storm.

12/14/2018 By Staff

Environment

Hurricane Season Ends

The Atlantic hurricane season ended on Friday with a total of 15 named storms, above the annual average.

12/03/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Donates $500,000 Toward Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Half will go to help those in regions affected by Hurricane Florence; the other half will help those in regions affected by Hurricane Michael.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Hurricane Michael's Timber Damage Estimated at $1.3 Billion

The storm affected nearly 3 million acres of forest in 11 counties and also damaged timber processing facilities.

10/22/2018 By Staff

Science

Researchers Still Predicting Below-Average Hurricane Season

Scientists anticipate just one "major hurricane," which refers to a Category 3, 4 or 5 storm, this year.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Disasters

Researchers Reduce Number of Predicted Atlantic Hurricanes

Researchers at Colorado State University are reducing the number of Atlantic hurricanes they are predicting for this year from seven to four.

07/02/2018 By Staff