MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — South Florida officials are expected to approve a plan for a new mainland hurricane shelter for Florida Keys residents a…
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season will officially end this Saturday Nov. 30th. It will go down as the one of the weakest on record. With only…
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) -- The day after Typhoon Haiyan struck the eastern Philippine coast, a team of 15 doctors and logistics experts was…
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, killing at least four people…
Tropical storm Gabrielle forms in Caribbean
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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Climate Disasters in 2012
The 2013 hurricane season started on June 1st. ABC 7 and MySuncoast.com has the information you need to prepare for any potential storm.
Here are some photos of damage to our area from Tropical Storm Andrea.
Hurricane season is here. Here's a look at you first-aid kit must-haves.
SARASOTA COUNTY - Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services reminds residents to plan for their pets, including large animals such as h…
We have a system that may develop over the next couple of days in the Southwest Gulf of Mexico, or Western Caribbean, which is the remnants of…
SARASOTA COUNTY - With two days until hurricane season begins, Sarasota County prepares for what may come this season. It held a briefing Thur…
OAXACA, Mexico (AP) -- Hurricane Barbara drenched a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico's southern Pacific coast with rain Wednesday after ma…
MIAMI (AP) — During a hurricane, storm surge is one of the greatest threats to life and land, yet many people don't understand the dire warnin…
2013 Predicted To Be The Season Of Storms
Here you will find links to your local evacuation zone.
ABC 7 will also broadcast shelter openings and locations as they are announced by county officials.
Click here to see this year's hurricane names
Hurricane definitions and terms you should know
Each county handles "special needs" shelters in different ways, but almost all require that you register in advance.
Whether you stay or go, you should still put together a hurricane survival kit long before a storm ever threatens.
A hurricane on the way can be frightening for everyone, especially children and teenagers.
Long before hurricane season begins, there are things you should do to get your home ready for the storm season
Important telephone numbers for Suncoast counties and the state.
As pet owners, we've got several responsible choices when a hurricane threatens.
Whether you store your boat in your backyard or have it docked on the water, there are some simple things you should do before a hurricane hits.
Leave your home if you are in a mandatory evacuation area when county officials give the order.
The ABC 7 Sky Alert System broadcasts immediate warnings to tell you about severe weather conditions.
No matter where a hurricane is headed, ABC 7 and mysuncoast.com will focus exclusively on the impact to the Suncoast.
Hurricane-Related Twitter Pages
Emergency information will be forthcoming; follow the directions of local officials.