Ana Forms In The Atlantic, Becoming The First Named Storm Of The Atlantic Hurricane SeasonSubtropical Storm Ana formed early Saturday morning, becoming the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. This now marks the seventh year in a row in which at least one named storm has formed prior to the start of Atlantic hurricane season which officially begins June 1
Pros In Pinellas Share Hurricane Prep Tips As 2021 Season NearsWith hurricane season fast approaching, local experts share how to best prepare your home and family for a weather emergency.
Eta: County Officials Share Safety Tips As Cleanup ContinuesOfficials are continuing response efforts across Tampa Bay following Tropical Storm Eta. Local government officials share tips to help keep you and your family safe during this cleanup and recovery effort.
Eta Aftermath In The Tampa Bay AreaResidents across Tampa Bay are continuing to document the impact and aftermath of tropical storm Eta. Both Pinellas and Hillsborough County officials declared local states of emergency ahead of the storm.
Eta: Southeast Florida Coast Told To Expect 5 to 10 Inches Of RainAfter Hurricane Eta barreled through Central America, the storm is heading toward Florida and expected to strengthen into a tropical storm, possibly dumping 5 to 10 inches of rain on the southeastern coast of Florida. The area is under a flood watch from Friday evening through Tuesday evening.
Zeta Intensifies, Packing Life-Threatening Storm Surge To Gulf CoastZeta is now packing a life-threatening storm surge that threatens the Gulf coast from Louisiana and all of the Florida panhandle. As of early morning on Wednesday, Zeta has strengthened back into a hurricane as it approaches the Gulf Coast.
Pinellas County Officials Prepare For Impact Of Hurricane IsaiasPinellas County’s Emergency Management team gave county board members insight on their plans as Floridians prepare for tropical storm Isaias.
Pinellas County Suggests Adding These COVID-19 Essentials To Your Hurricane PreparationsPinellas County officials tell CW44 News at 10 they are now monitoring potential tropical cyclone #9 and suspending Mahaffey Theater test site operations. They are also asking residents to turn their attention to preparedness plans. The Mahaffey Theater testing site will suspend operations Thursday at 7 p.m. and will not operate Friday or Saturday
Preparing For Hurricanes: Hillsborough County Supplies Free Pet 'Go-Bag' To ResidentsNow is the time to make plans to prepare for the possibility of a tropical storm or hurricane. For people with pets, that requires some extra work.
Preparing For Hurricanes During COVID-19Preparing for hurricane looks a little different this year as COVID-19 continues to spread in the community. CW44's, Price McKeon spoke with Hillsborough County officials who help remind residents how to stay prepared for a hurricane while in the middle of a pandemic.
Hillsborough County Commissioners Take Another Step Toward Dissolving County's EPGFor decades, the EPG typically only activated during hurricanes. The EPG, not the county commission, currently has the power to renew the state of local emergency. Of the 67 counties in Florida, Hillsborough is the only county that operates in this manner. The board of commissioners aims to end this, and Tuesday's meeting was yet another successful step in that direction.
Bayside: Hurricane Preparedness with Progess Energy-TECO (5-11, 6-1 & 8-17)