Category: Weather

Summer Is Upon Us & It’s Going To Be HOOOTTT!!!

Summer Is Upon Us & It’s Going To Be HOOOTTT!!!

By: Major Brenda Lane We at The Salvation Army Lehigh Service Center are concerned for the older population and families with young children in our community. We all know how terribly hot it is during the summer months. There are many of those we mentioned, living without Air Conditioning. The extreme heat that we experience […]

LAFCRD Promotes Heat-Related Illness Prevention

LAFCRD Promotes Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion or heat stroke, happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself. While the body normally cools itself by sweating, during extreme heat, this might not be enough. In these cases, a person’s body temperature rises faster than it can cool itself down. This can cause damage to […]

Hurricane Season Is Quickly Approaching. Are You Ready ??

Hurricane Season Is Quickly Approaching. Are You Ready ??

Submitted By Brenda Lane You are invited to attend a Hurricane Preparedness event that will take place at The Salvation Army Outreach Center located at 25 Homestead Rd. N #42 (Just behind Joe’s Cafe). The event will be on June 22, 2021, at 2:00 pm. Come join us to hear how you should prepare for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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