Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia now eligible for FEMA aid after Ian. Will you be applying?
Individuals and households in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties can apply for FEMA Individual Assistance, which may include temporary housing assistance, basic home repairs and certain other uninsured disaster-related needs.
VIDEOS: Coast Guard makes heroic rescues in area hit hardest by Hurricane Ian
An aircrew from Air Station Miami, U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin, rescued several people stranded in Sanibel Island Thursday. On Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard District 7 shared the body camera video of the rescues.
Fort Myers: A scene of devastation & heartbreak
Hurricane Ian’s wind, rain and storm surge has caused at least a dozen deaths, flooded homes, left millions without power and flattened businesses. Now, people who live there are assessing the damage, and preparing to rebuild what Ian destroyed.
Ian’s rains flood San Marco streets, but business and homes are spared
Anytime it rains heavily in Jacksonville, you can bet San Marco will experience flooding. Ian’s heavy rains are no exception --flooding is happening in the streets of San Marco. Lasalle Street looks like a river Thursday.
What dictates a hurricane’s strength?
There are many ways to categorize a hurricane. The storm’s central pressure is one way. The height of its storm surge is another. How much rain it drops is another. And, of course, the strength of its wind is another. But what causes a hurricane to strengthen or weaken? The answer is simple enough, but multifaceted.
Storm Surge: What is it? And what types of hurricanes create the most devastating and deadly surge?
When a hurricane threatens the United States, a lot of attention is focused on the path and the wind speed. Storm surge can be just as important to monitor, because it can quickly cause extreme destruction and death.
Insurance agents offer advice to hurricane-proof your home
Insurance agents say that it’s extremely important to make sure your home is properly prepped ahead of the storm, no matter how strong the storm may get -- from making sure your gutters are free of debris to making sure your sandbags are properly in place.
Ian’s impact on Jacksonville - Heavy rains, probable flooding and power outages
The ultimate track will determine precisely what impacts Ian will have on Jacksonville. Based upon what is known this early Monday morning, Ian’s impact will be primarily heavy rainfall, coastal winds to 45 mph, beach erosion, and possible small seiche along the St. Johns River in the downtown area.
Ian becomes a Hurricane, Rapid strengthening expected
While it is too soon to determine the exact magnitude and location of these impacts, residents in Cuba, the Florida Keys, and the Florida peninsula should ensure they have their hurricane plan in place and closely monitor forecast updates through the weekend.
Gov. DeSantis activates national guard, warns of storm surge, power outages, fuel disruptions as Ian approaches
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sunday morning warned of widespread power outages and fuel disruptions later this week as Florida prepares for the impact of Tropical Storm Ian, which was expected to become a powerful hurricane later in the day.
John Gaughan: The latest on Ian and impacts on Jacksonville as of Sunday morning
Clarity is still not there in the forecast models for Tropical Storm Ian, despite a plethora of higher density data by the Gulf Stream Hurricane Hunter. This high-flying aircraft reaches up to 45,000′ and samples the atmosphere by dropping instruments (sonobuoys) out the back of the plane. These parachute down to earth and take temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure along the way. Additionally, wind direction and speeds are calculated. All great information fills in the gaps in data over the broad open waters surrounding tropical storms and hurricanes.
2 factors make trees dangerous in major storm. Here’s what to look for, Jacksonville-area expert says
As The Weather Authority continues to monitor the very active tropics amid the height of hurricane season, residents whose yards are filled with foliage — specifically trees — are reminded of the threat they could pose to homes and people.
Kanye West Brings Out a Homophobe and an Accused Rapist at DONDA Chicago Show
Apple MusicOn Thursday night, MAGA maestro Kanye West threw caution and morality to the wind during his DONDA “listening party” at Chicago’s Soldier Field. In addition to erecting a replica of his childhood home—it is a hometown show, after all, and the album is named after his late mother Donda West—West, masked and dressed in all black, decided to bring out Marilyn Manson and DaBaby during the performance art piece. The three posed together on the stoop of the home, underneath a giant cross, anews.yahoo.com
Henri strengthens into a hurricane as it aims for the East Coast, heavy rain and flooding forecast
Henri, which is expected to slam New England starting late Saturday, strengthened from a tropical storm into a Category 1 hurricane. It could be the first hurricane to hit the region in 30 years.news.yahoo.com
Weakening Hurricane Arthur makes way up East Coast
Weakening Hurricane Arthur makes way up East Coast The first hurricane ever recorded striking the U.S. on the Fourth of July is bearing down on the coast of Massachusetts. In Boston, WBZ-TV’s chief meteorologist Eric Fisher explains what to expect as the hurricane moves up the East Coast.cbsnews.com
Hurricane Arthur intensifies as it nears North Carolina coast
Hurricane Arthur intensifies as it nears North Carolina coast The season’s first hurricane is likely to bring heavy rain, strong winds and high surf to the East Coast. WBZ-TV's chief meteorologist Eric Fisher explains what to expect as Hurricane Arthur makes landfall.cbsnews.com