Category: Weather

Is Your Air Conditioner Ready For Summer?

Is Your Air Conditioner Ready For Summer?

By Angie Voit Summer is quickly approaching and for most of us that means the house is closed up and the air conditioner is on full blast. With the hot months coming, is your air conditioner ready? We have a few tips for you to keep your air conditioner up and running. Change your filters. […]

Eight Essential Items For Your Hurricane Kit

Eight Essential Items For Your Hurricane Kit

By Scott Hamblen The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is quickly ramping up, and Southwest Florida found itself in the cone of uncertainty for the first time this year with Isaias. Although Florida held its annual Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday from May 29 to June 4, many people did not stock up because their minds […]

Hurricane Season Is Here – Are You Prepared?

Hurricane Season Is Here – Are You Prepared?

By Brian Raimondo Are you prepared for this year’s hurricane season, which began June 1 and will continue until November 30th. Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms and people in hurricane prone areas need to be prepared. If you’ve been here during a hurricane you know most of the items you need for […]

Drenching, gusty storms to repeatedly hammer parts of Florida

Drenching, gusty storms to repeatedly hammer parts of Florida Drenching, gusty storms to repeatedly hammer parts of Florida

Drone footage captured on April 13, shows the destruction left behind by a tornado which hit Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, on April 12. Drenching downpours will blast parts of northern Florida and can unleash several inches of rain through the middle of this week as an unsettled weather pattern develops. A front will slowly meander […]

Talkin’ Baseball: WWE is ‘essential’ so could the Phillies be headed to Florida?

Talkin’ Baseball: WWE is ‘essential’ so could the Phillies be headed to Florida? Talkin’ Baseball: WWE is ‘essential’ so could the Phillies be headed to Florida?

Spectrum Field, the Phillies’ ballpark in Clearwater, Fla., could be the site of baseball that counts this summer. Scott Lauber Usually, we would have these conversations in the press box or the dugout or on the walk to our cars after another night of watching the Phillies. There’s no baseball to watch in 2020, but […]

March was the driest on record in Florida. Can the Everglades cope?

March was the driest on record in Florida. Can the Everglades cope? March was the driest on record in Florida. Can the Everglades cope?

Error 0: The fragile ecosystem hasn’t seen much rain during this unseasonably dry season and by the time summer arrives, sea grass could be dying and the rich peat soil that supports life could be collapsing. “One of the meteorologists at the district characterized the month of March as showing ‘exceptional, long-lived, unprecedented dryness,’” said […]

Near record heat, wind advisories in effect throughout Central Florida

Near record heat, wind advisories in effect throughout Central Florida Near record heat, wind advisories in effect throughout Central Florida

Central Florida weather for April 13, which includes near record heat, and Lake Wind Advisory.(National Weather Service) From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. south to southwest winds will increase to around 20 mph with gusts that will approach 35 to 40 mph. throughout inland Volusia, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Okeechobee and coastal Volusia counties, according to […]

Chance of severe weather considerably down for north Central Florida

Chance of severe weather considerably down for north Central Florida Chance of severe weather considerably down for north Central Florida

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – A system of storms that devasted the Deep South on Sunday is may impact the northern area of Central Florida, but it is likely that there will not be severe weather. According to FOX News , the strong storms swept through Mississippi and Louisana on Easter Sunday, causing devastating damage to […]

Miami is shattering heat records during a wildly-warm start to 2020, even by Florida standards

Miami is shattering heat records during a wildly-warm start to 2020, even by Florida standards Miami is shattering heat records during a wildly-warm start to 2020, even by Florida standards

A look at simulated high temperatures on Tuesday by the American NAM model. (WeatherBell) — Michael Lowry (@MichaelRLowry) “As of [Tuesday], we have had 55 days so far this year with a 70 degree plus low; the old record was 51, and the average [year to date] is 23,” McNoldy said. Much of the warming […]

Why so hazy in Florida? The burning answer is hundreds of miles away

Why so hazy in Florida? The burning answer is hundreds of miles away Why so hazy in Florida? The burning answer is hundreds of miles away

If you’ve gone outside for fresh air recently, you may have noticed a lot of haze and even some smoke in the air. The main source, believe it or not, extends from Cuba all the way to Central America. Fires have been burning in those locations for days and a persistent south wind has been […]

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