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…

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…

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 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…