JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Christian Smith has been with the American Red Cross for 19 years, and tells us what you need to know in case you have to stay at a shelter.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- First for you we're partnering with the red Cross to bring you an emergency preparedness guide to get you ready for Hurricane Season.
FORT MEADE, Md. -- An Army private charged with sending reams of
classified documents to WikiLeaks is returning to Fort Meade for a
pretrial hearing about whether his motivation matters.
I would so much rather be hit by a hurricane than an earthquake or a tornado. With an earthquake ... no warning. With a tornado ... maybe 30 minutes. With a hurricane ... up to 5 days!
The best time to get hurricane supplies is now. In preparing your hurricane survival kit start early and have a little fun. This is your best bet to save time, stress and to save money on supplies. First for you, some easy tips to get you started.
People with special medical needs who require assistance during an evacuation should contact the Emergency Preparedness Division at 630-CITY (2489) to register.
The best advice for anyone during hurricane season is to plan ahead. Go ahead and know exactly what you're going to do before the season even starts. Make a plan and stick to it. So, boaters, this is especially true for you, because you've got even more to plan for.
List of the 2012 Tropical Cyclone Atlantic Names
So, another hurricane season is upon us. Yes, we do live in an area that has been hit by a hurricane before, and will likely be hit by a hurricane again. But there are some reasons to stress less than those that live in other coastal areas.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The images from Tropical Storm Beryl speak volumes and remind us that hurricane season is upon us. But sometimes, these reminders are not enough for even the most seasoned Floridian.
Hurricane season is here, and it pays to be prepared for every conceivable situation long before a storm is named. For the past few years, Northeast Florida residents have been fortunate, but it is like a game of Russian roulette -- you know one day, luck will run out.
For most people, wind speed is the most common measure of a hurricane's power. We often think that the wind speed is the most major threat from a hurricane, but there is another factor that is an even bigger threat: storm surge.
There are a lot of mobile homes in Florida and Georgia, folks. I'm not sure "a lot" really does this whole idea justice. Florida and Georgia combine for more than 14% of the nation's total of mobile homes.
Here's what to do before, during and after a storm.
Here's a list of the storm watches and warnings and what they mean.
Here's what you should expect when facing floods or flash floods.
What, exactly, is your "2 Minute Advantage" with the First Coast News LIVE Doppler? It's simple.
Power outages affect the most people during severe storm situations. Here are a few things to remember:
In the event of a major storm, residents of Jacksonville's beach communities will be evacuated to safer locations inland.
Important phone numbers and websites in the face of a storm.
Rick Warming's tree service is cleaning up a mess at Bob Maloney's Southside home. Warming has a warning about 'Storm Chasers' -- that's
what they're called by the Better Business Bureau. They are the guys
who show up at your front door right after a storm.