UPDATE: The Latest On Post Hurricane Irma Repairs

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma, as of Friday, 6/15 at 6am. And for information on FEMA, scams/fraud, specific Tampa Bay area county updates, Red Cross & more, click HERE. FLORIDA TOLL ROADS: (As of 6am Friday 9/15): Tolls are still suspended & there's no word yet on when they'll start collecting…

After Hurricane Irma: Tips To Hiring A Contractor & Other Repair Services

Now that everyone has assessed the damage from Hurricane Irma and it's time to start thinking about making repairs, need to remove debris or clean up your property, here are FEMA's tips when hiring a contractor. They say: Check to make sure contractors are licensed in the State of Florida (Contractors sometimes come from out of…

UPDATE: The Latest On Hurricane Irma Recovery In Tampa Bay

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma: SCHOOLS: (as of 6am Wednesday 9/13): Closed all week: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Sarasota, Manatee, Polk & Hernando Counties will be closed until Monday, 9/18. ***Please check your individual school district's website to confirm closures & get updates.*** TRAFFIC LIGHTS: As a reminder, if traffic lights…

UPDATE: The Latest On Hurricane Irma Clean Up

Here's the latest on the clean up after Hurricane Irma: POWER COMPANIES (as of 6am 9/12): More & more people are getting power restored as we speak. DUKE ENERGY says there's no need to report an outage. They are aware and are working diligently to restore power. TRAFFIC LIGHTS: If the traffic lights at an…

Hurricane Irma: What Are The Theme Parks' Plans

Here is the latest in on Hurricane Irma plans from all of the theme parks & other local attractions. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Due to unpredictable weather patterns, Guy Harvey Weekend has been cancelled. More information can be found here: https://t.co/uZ0psmSkeZ pic.twitter.com/hdwgqcxESv — Busch Gardens Tampa (@BuschGardens) September 6, 2017 Walt Disney World To help…

Friday 5am Hurricane Irma Update

Hurricane Irma 5am (Friday 9/8/17) Update: Irma is a category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 155 mph--but forecasters say that it could intensify again. According to Greg Dee from our weather partner ABC Action News, the path has not moved that much. On its' current track, Irma is moving toward the Florida Keys…

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…

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…