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In this May 6 photo, a Florida forestry tractor trailer is parked near a hot spot from a Panhandle wildfire. The way Santa Rosa County evacuated people from the wildfires could be a preview of evacuations conducted during the pandemic this hurricane season. [DEVON RAVINE  |  AP]
When wildfires destroyed homes in Santa Rosa County, officials changed how they sheltered evacuees because of COVID-19. It was a dry-run for hurricane season.
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  1. In this May 6 photo, a Florida forestry tractor trailer is parked near a hot spot from a Panhandle wildfire. The way Santa Rosa County evacuated people from the wildfires could be a preview of evacuations conducted during the pandemic this hurricane season. [DEVON RAVINE  |  AP]
  2. A summary infographic showing hurricane season probability and numbers of named storms predicted from NOAA's 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook. [National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration]
  3. NOAA satellite image of Hurricane Dorian in 2019. [AP]
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  5. The Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) aboard NOAA's GOES East captured this view of Hurricane Dorian overnight on Sept. 4, 2019. The GLM continually looks for lightning flashes in the Western Hemisphere, both on land and nearby ocean regions and can detect all three major lightning types: in-cloud, cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning. Alongside radar and other weather satellite data, lightning information helps forecasters understand when a storm is forming, intensifying and becoming more dangerous. [NOAA]
  6. The projected path of Tropical Storm Arthur as of Saturday, May 16, 2020. [National Hurricane Center]
  7. A trough of low pressure dumping heavy rain on the Florida Keys and South Florida on Friday now has an 80 percent chance of developing into the first named storm of the 2020 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. [National Hurricane Center]
  8. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center continue to monitor a patch of rough weather that has a good chance of becoming the first named storm of the 2020 hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean this weekend. [National Hurricane Center]
  9. Boats lay sunk and damaged at the Port St. Joe Marina in the Florida Panhandle as Hurricane Michael made landfall in October 2018. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times]
  10. An area of low pressure could become Subtropical Storm Arthur this weekend. [National Hurricane Center]
  11. An area of low pressure in the Atlantic Ocean has the possibility of becoming a subtropical storm this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. There was a 50 percent chance that it could become a subtropical storm this weekend, thought it does not appear to pose a threat to Florida. [National Hurricane Center]
  12. This satellite image shows Hurricane Michael on Oct. 9, 2018, as it enters the Gulf of Mexico. [NOAA  |  NOAA]
  13. Sea rise is pushing inland and amplifying the threats from hurricanes, wiping out one of the rarest forests on the planet in the Florida Keys. [MATIAS J. OCNER  |  mocner@miamiherald.com]
  14. Flooding from an October king tide in Miami Shores fills streets, sidewalks and driveways at its peak. [Miami Herald]
  15. From left, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos speak at a summit held by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council's Resiliency Coalition on Tuesday at the Hilton Carillon Park in St. Petersburg. [LANGSTON TAYLOR]
  16. The Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) aboard NOAA's GOES East captured this view of Hurricane Dorian overnight on Sept. 4, 2019. The GLM continually looks for lightning flashes in the Western Hemisphere, both on land and nearby ocean regions and can detect all three major lightning types: in-cloud, cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning. Alongside radar and other weather satellite data, lightning information helps forecasters understand when a storm is forming, intensifying and becoming more dangerous. [NOAA]
  17. Ridge Road in Pasco County currently ends at Moon Lake Road. The county wants to extend it 8 miles to link to the Suncoast Parkway and then to U.S. 41 in Land O' Lakes. [Tampa Bay Times]
  18. Denis Phillips, chief meteorologist for ABC Action news (WFTS-Ch. 28 ), center, serves cookies to Griffin Frank, of Tampa, right, while hosting a fundraiser for the Children's Miracle Network with hot chocolate, popcorn, Doubletree Chocolate Chip cookies and even a few homemade Rule #7 Wine glasses, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at his home in Palm Harbor. At left is Denis' wife, Robyn Phillips, and at right is his son, Josh Phillips, 16. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  TImes]
  19. Hurricane Dorian left homes in ruin in the Bahamas. [FERNANDO LLANO  |  AP]
  20. The latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center shows the storm moving toward the northeast out to sea. [National Hurricane Center]
  21. Tropical storm Sebastien has developed in the Atlantic and now has an 80 percent chance of turning into a tropical cyclone. [National Hurricane Center] [National Hurricane Center]
  22. Forecasters with the National Weather Service estimate that the system has a 50-percent chance of developing into a tropical or sub-tropical depression during the next 48 hours. [National Weather Service]

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