Hurricane Irma 8am Update

Hurricane Irma 8am (9/7/17) Update: There are no big changes with Irma yet. It remains a category 5 hurricane with 180 mph winds and has shifted only slightly to the west. Forecasters say that it'll likely be another 24 hours before we know where landfall & the main impact is going to be. We'll keep…

Hurricane Irma 5am Update

Hurricane Irma 5am (9/7/17) Update: We just caught up with meteorologist Greg Dee from our weather partner ABC Action News and Irma is still a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 180 mph. It is still pretty much on the same track as yesterday.  As far as the path goes, Greg says we're…

Stay Prepared With ABC Action News' Hurricane Hacks

From our friends at ABC Action News, here's a great list of hacks to help keep you prepared in the event of a hurricane. Fill the bathtub with water before the storm - If you lose your running water, you can use the water from the bathtub to flush waste down the toilet. Turn refrigerator…

Hurricane Irma 11am Update

Here's the 11am (9/6/17) Hurricane Irma Update: The storm remains a cat. 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 185 mph. It appears that the storm has shifted again a little to the east. However, Tampa Bay is still in the cone and forecasters say that we'll know more specific info tomorrow. Make sure you…

Hurricane Irma 8AM Update

As we Floridians start preparing for Hurricane Irma, here's the 8AM (9/6/17) update on the storm. Nothing much has changed since the 5am update. Hurricane Irma is still a cat. 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds still at 185 mph. The cone is still over the entire state of Florida and on its' current path…

Hurricane Harvey Charity Telethon

We're getting more info on the upcoming telethon to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey. According to Variety, the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief is scheduled for next Tuesday, September 12th at 8pm and will air on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox & CMT. The telethon will include Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, George…

Hurricane Irma 5AM Update

Here's the latest 5am (9/6/17) update: Hurricane Irma is still a cat. 5  hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 185 mph. It has shifted a little bit to the East. On its' current track, Irma is projected to make landfall in the northern Florida Keys/Miami area sometime around Sunday afternoon, but as we all know,…

The Latest On Hurricane Irma

UPDATE: 8am 9/5/17: Hurricane Irma is now a Category 5 storm Here's the latest: It is still heading into the northeastern Caribbean--and it is expected to strengthen over the next 5 days.  As it stands, it is still a wait and see because anything could happen. However, in a cautionary move, Governor Scott has declared a…

Hurricane Harvey: The Devastation & How You Can Help

Here's a look at the devastation from Hurricane Harvey over the weekend. We're sending our thoughts and prayers out to everyone affected by the storm. When tragedy like this strikes, we often see the best in people coming to the rescue to help in different ways. Not only did the Coast Guard and other first…