GPS and radio disruption warnings as Solar Storm expected to hit Earth today

As a solar storm is predicted to strike Earth’s atmosphere on Monday, the planet will encounter the effects of a geomagnetic storm. According to NASA, a magnetic filament burst from the surface of the sun during a solar storm that occurred on Sunday, ejecting a portion of the sun. At 1:00 p.m Eastern Time, the … Read more

Tampa Weather Today: A few showers today, with more rain expected

For Tampa’s weather news, there’s a chance of a few raindrops this morning, but there won’t be much rain today. Partly sunny skies will accompany somewhat colder temperatures, with highs this afternoon reaching about 70°. Most of the Tampa Bay region will see consistent, light rain through early Thursday morning as a result of a … Read more

Tampa Weather Today: Cloudy, Warmer Christmas Ahead

Time for Tampa Weather Today. Even with the additional clouds during the day, this afternoon’s high will reach the low to mid-70s. With only a slight breeze, it should be a pleasant day to be outside. This weekend will see even warmer temperatures, with Saturday and Sunday highs in the mid-to upper 70s. Every day, … Read more

Cold weather shelters opening across Tampa Bay area this week

This week, cold weather shelters for the homeless and those living in homes without enough heat but unable to locate other housing will open throughout the Tampa Bay area. In Hillsborough County, the National Weather Service predicts that local temperatures will drop to 40 degrees or lower on Monday night due to wind chill. The … Read more

Buc-ee’s to open new carwash in Florida station

Buc-ee’s is expanding one of its Florida locations to include a car wash. Beside its Daytona Beach location, the enormous convenience store and petrol station renowned for its “beaver nuggets” and Texas-style brisket sandwiches is putting up a new car wash. The Volusia County Property Appraiser states that 1610 Technology Boulevard is where the new … Read more

Biggest COVID-19 wave of 2023 might happen in weeks, experts say

The current CDC models predict an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations until the end of the year. “The bad news is that test positively is up, hospitalizations are up, and emergency department is up, visits, I mean,” said Dr. Jill Roberts, associate professor for the USF College of Public Health. This comes as a new version, … Read more

Scammers are using your QR codes to steal your personal data, FTC warns

Scammers are utilizing QR codes to steal personal information, according to a new consumer advisory from the Federal Trade Commission. As QR codes’ popularity has grown, so have the scams that surround them. According to the FTC, these fraudster codes might direct you to a counterfeit website designed to steal your information or install malware. … Read more

Tampa Weather Today: Temp rises quickly after chilly morning

Temperatures quickly rise to near 70 degrees this afternoon after a chilly morning. That’s still below average, but with generally bright skies, light winds, and low humidity, it’ll feel comfortable. It won’t be as cold tonight, but if you’re going out in the evening, you could need a light jacket. The warming trend will continue … Read more