Affected by Hurricane Idalia? Here’s How You Can Get Assistance from FEMA.

In line with the government’s plan to assist the victims of Hurricane Idalia, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it is on its way to Tampa Bay. People affected by Hurricane Idalia are meeting with disaster response personnel. For security, when officials go through affected communities on Monday, they should be wearing a … Read more

Tampa Weather Today: Showers as Idalia moves up north

Idalia has moved to our north, yet it continues to have an indirect impact on our prediction. Winds from the Gulf of Mexico continue to blow around the storm, keeping it breezy and muggy with highs near 90 degrees. Rain chances rise to 70% during the day as storms approach the coast and extend inland. … Read more

Gov. DeSantis speaks in Tallahassee after Hurricane Idalia

Following the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia, Gov. Ron DeSantis is due to speak in Tallahassee. Hurricane Idalia made landfall as a Category 3 hurricane near Keaton Beach on Wednesday. At 9:15 a.m., the governor will address. at the State Emergency Operations Center. He will be joined by Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, FDEM Director Kevin … Read more

HURRICANE IDALIA intensifies to Category 4 storm before landfall

According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Idalia strengthened to a category 4 hurricane before making landfall in Florida on Wednesday morning. As of 5 a.m. Idalia was said to be 60 miles southwest of Cedar Key and 90 miles south of Tallahassee. Idalia was travelling north-northeast at 18 mph with maximum sustained winds of … Read more

HURRICANE IDALIA: Widespread Power Outage affects THOUSANDS – Outage Map HERE.

Hurricane Idalia has caused widespread power outages as it makes landfall in the state of Florida Wednesday, particularly in the Big Bend region. Below is a list of outages reported by local power companies. Tampa Electric Company 5,380 customers have reported power outages. Click to see TECO’s power outage map. To report an outage to … Read more

HURRICANE IDALIA: Closure of Theme Parks and Attractions as of August 30, 2023

As Hurricane Idalia threatens Florida’s Gulf Coast, regional theme parks and attractions are keeping an eye on the weather, with some closing early as a precaution. The following is a list of closures and updates. THEME PARK AND ATTRACTIONS CLOSURES Busch Garden Tampa Bay The theme park will close at 3 p.m. Tuesday and remain … Read more

Gov. DeSantis to give update on Hurricane Idalia on Tuesday morning

On Tuesday morning, Gov. Ron DeSantis will provide an update on Hurricane Idalia. The governor will address at 9 a.m. Tallahassee’s State Emergency Operations Center. He will be accompanied by Florida Department of Environmental Management Director Kevin Guthrie, Major General John D. Haas, and Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jared W. Perdue. The governor declared … Read more