Amazon just opened a Disaster Relief Hub of supplies to be able to respond to disasters even quicker.
Every hurricane season, a group of brave pilots and scientists heads into storms to collect data needed to create forecasts and keep people safe – and it all starts from Lakeland Linder International Airport.
When a hurricane strikes, things can go from fine to fatal in the blink of an eye, but being prepared for any outcome and having strong plans for all scenarios can significantly lessen the threat to you, your home and your loved ones.
Florida’s annual sales tax holiday for hurricane supplies returns Friday, giving residents a chance to save a few bucks while preparing for what’s expected to be a busy storm season. Here's what's covered.
Big storms have left millions of Floridians without power over the years, but in 2019 the legislature passed a law that requires power companies to start putting lines underground. Now, power companies are giving us a look at how they're tackling these requirements.
To be eligible for FEMA assistance, applicants must live in a county declared as a major disaster by the president of the United States. Here's what else you need to know.
During Hurricane Irma, shelters designed to help those with special needs in Hillsborough County were over capacity, housing about 1,700 people.
The one thing we know for sure about hurricanes is they're bigger than all of us. What we don't know is how many there will be, if they'll hit land, or how strong they'll be.
With looser restrictions and widespread vaccine accessibility, researchers at the University of South Florida want to know how those changes might influence your family’s hurricane plan this year.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has already shattered the record of named storms and there are still two weeks left before it is officially over.
At the start of an extremely active hurricane season, Floridians shared their thoughts on evacuations amid the threat of COVID-19 as part of a research study conducted by the University of South Florida.
The Red Cross is recruiting volunteers who would be available to help in the case of a hurricane.
Hurricane season isn't waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to wrap up. As residents head out to gather their supplies, they're having to do things a little differently.
Starting Friday, shoppers in Florida emerging from coronavirus stay-at-home orders can avoid paying sales taxes while putting together disaster-preparation stockpiles for the 2020 hurricane season.
With two named storms in the already in the hurricane pre-season and an ongoing pandemic, Florida’s disaster managers are looking at this hurricane season a little differently.
Floridians looking to prepare for hurricane season will be able to save money while shopping this weekend, as the state's sales tax holiday for supplies begins Friday.
With another expected active hurricane season starting June 1, Florida emergency management officials are taking into account a big new factor: the coronavirus.
As Florida slowly reopens, officials are now contemplating what they should do if the coronavirus outbreak lingers into hurricane season.
NOAA, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, is adding two new eyes in the sky to its fleet hangar at Lakeland Linder International Airport.
Moving forward with a 2019 law that is expected to lead to more underground power lines, four major utilities have filed plans that call for billions of dollars in projects over the next decade to strengthen electric systems against hurricanes.