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7-Day Outlook

Daniel Dickert wades through water in front of his home where the Steinhatchee River remained out of its banks on Aug. 30 after the arrival of Hurricane Idalia on Florida's west coast.
“There are certainly flashing lights that we need to pay real close attention to for the 2024 hurricane season,” says one meteorologist.
Nov. 30, 2023• Hurricane
Wastewater, fuel and chemicals spilled in several parts of the state as the massive storm caused extensive flooding.
Sept. 8, 2023• Environment
If Ian, the most expensive storm in Florida’s history, had struck in the ‘70s, the Swiss Re report said, it would have caused half or even a third as much damage.
Sept. 29, 2023• Hurricane
Category 4 and 5 hurricanes are occurring about 15 days earlier across the planet than they were in the 1980s, the study found.
Oct. 10, 2023• Hurricane

HURRICANE PREPARATION GUIDE

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  1. Robert DuBoise at a news conference on Sept. 14, 2020, following a hearing to exonerate him 37 years after he was arrested for a 1983 murder.
  2. A drone photo shows damage at Florida's Horseshoe Beach in the Big Bend area after Hurricane Idalia made landfall Aug. 30.
  3. Fleet supplies manager Scott Wilson, left, and shrimper Steven Maxey walk through the wreckage of shrimping trawlers at Erickson and Jensen Seafood Packers on Sept. 30, 2022, at Fort Myers Beach, just days after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida. Hurricane Ian strengthened to a Category 5 storm while in the Gulf of Mexico, but had weakened to a Category 4 storm by the time it smashed into land.
  4. Daniel Dickert wades through water in front of his home where the Steinhatchee River remained out of its banks on Aug. 30 after the arrival of Hurricane Idalia on Florida's west coast.
  5. University of Florida and University of Maryland graduate students Komalpreet Singh, left, Sanneri Santiago and Kyle Brumfield process water samples taken from storm surge during Hurricane Ian in a University of Florida laboratory at the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment. Vibrio vulnificus infections peaked statewide last year, with most cases found in Southwest Florida after Ian.
  6. Debris from Hurricane Ian is strewn about the front yard of a Fort Myers Beach home Oct. 26, 2022, a month after the Category 4 storm hit the area.
  7. A school bus makes its way through a flooded street in Oakland Park during heavy rains in South Florida on Wednesday.
  8. A car makes its way through a flooded street in Oakland Park during flooding in South Florida on Wednesday.
  9. Bernadette Romero Eden walks her dog "Pitaya" on a flooded street in Oakland Park on Thursday.

Hurricane Emergency Information

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