Category: Weather

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 […]

SOUTH FLORIDA HEATING UP AGAIN

SOUTH FLORIDA HEATING UP AGAIN

Happy Saturday, South Florida! Hopefully everyone is keeping healthy and calm amidst the Coronavirus Crisis around the world. Our weather pattern shifted focus today. After days of record breaking temperatures in the mid 90s, Rain and thunderstorms returned to South Florida….a pattern we have not seen for some time. Although afternoon high temperatures remained unseasonably […]

Threat of thunderstorms, 50 mph winds as cold front moves across Central Florida

Threat of thunderstorms, 50 mph winds as cold front moves across Central Florida Threat of thunderstorms, 50 mph winds as cold front moves across Central Florida

A cold front moving toward Central Florida brings the threat of thunderstorms.(WDT) Just after 1 p.m., the National Weather Service sent out a special weather statement for a pocket of thunderstorms that formed near Mascotte and was moving over central Lake and northwest Orange counties in the next hour. At 1:08 p.m., Doppler radar was […]

Track Florida coronavirus cases by county with this interactive map

Track Florida coronavirus cases by county with this interactive map

The Florida Department of Health is now tracking coronavirus cases and deaths in Florida using this interactive dashboard. Tap on a county for details. If you are having trouble seeing the map or using it (especially on a mobile device), click here to load in a new window . Download the FOX 35 Orlando App […]

LIVE RADAR: Storms moving over Central Florida, chance for isolated severe storm, still hot

LIVE RADAR: Storms moving over Central Florida, chance for isolated severe storm, still hot LIVE RADAR: Storms moving over Central Florida, chance for isolated severe storm, still hot

Isolated severe storms possible (WFTV.com News Staff) Wednesday afternoon will be the last afternoon we will be in the 90s. There will be more clouds than sunshine and it will still feel muggy out there. A cold front is moving really slow to the south. Scattered showers and isolated storms this afternoon, moving fast from […]

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 […]

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