Tropical Depression 5 forms in the Atlantic
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression 5 has formed in the Western Atlantic Ocean. Currently, it is moving in an east, northeast direction with 35 mph sustained winds. The storm poses no threat to the U.S. as it is located 245 miles west southwest of Bermuda and is headed away from the East Coast of the United States. The system is expected to move near or just northwest and north of Bermuda Saturday night and early Sunday. The National Hurricane Center said the system is not expected to strengthen much but it could become a tropical storm later Saturday.
Why This Man Is Stalking Snakes in the Florida Everglades
Inside Edition is stalking snakes with a man who was hired by the state of Florida to hunt pythons. The pythons have been destroying the fragile Florida Everglades ever since. Mike Kimmel told Inside Edition that he grabs them and holds them in a case in his truck. This snake does not suffer. Its crucial we find these snakes and remove them from the area.RELATED STORIESHero Pit Bull Dies Protecting Kids From Venomous SnakeHave You Seen This Snake?
Former FEMA director: Florida shortsighted when it comes to hurricane threat
For Florida alone, damage from Hurricane Irma has cost the federal government more than $8 billion in disaster relief. One month into hurricane season, the state hasnt seen a single named storm, but Fugate said it doesnt matter. The most active part of hurricane season starts when we start playing college football, Fugate added. Fugate said all Floridians should review their insurance policies in preparation for hurricane season to understand where they might lack coverage. He also recommended all Floridians acquire flood insurance, even if they dont live in a designated flood zone.