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.
With Hurricane Dorian no longer a concern for Florida residents, many are left with sandbags after the storm. But before you throw those sandbags away, here are some important tips for what you should and should not do with all that sand.
As Hurricane Dorian churns towards Florida, now is the time to make sure you're prepared. Although you hear it time and time again, if you've never been through a hurricane before or are new to Florida, it's hard to know exactly what that means.
To fully prepare for a major storm, experts say you need to do more than buy water, batteries, and food. Taking some simple steps now will make filing insurance claims quicker and easier if disaster strikes.
Evacuating in the face of a major storm is stressful, especially if you live in a coastal city with limited evacuation routes.
In preparation for Hurricane Florence, we're testing some "Hurricane Hacks" that may help you in case of an emergency. In this video, you'll learn how to make a phone charger.
You don’t want all your food to spoil the next time there’s a power outage. Be prepared before the electricity goes out with these tips from the USDA and foodsafety.gov.
When is the right time to prepare your survival kit? Long before there’s an emergency.