ABC 7 Hurricane Coverage and Partners

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No matter where a hurricane is headed, ABC 7 and will focus exclusively on the impact to the Suncoast. We call it "Precision Coverage." ABC 7 will bring you critical News & Weather information on television, on the internet and on local radio stations simultaneously.


During the early stages of a hurricane threat ABC 7 begins airing News and Weather updates every half hour.

If the storm is going to have an effect on the Suncoast, ABC 7 will begin around the clock coverage.

ABC 7 will activate our phone bank, called Storm Center 7, to answer any specific questions you have before, during and after a storm. will have comprehensive 24/7 coverage at the earliest sign of a weather situation.

Watch video reports from ABC 7 crews as they cover the storm...

Titan forecasting models and all of the information you need to keep your family safe.

Evacuation routes, shelter information and important phone numbers.

ABC 7 on the Radio

These radio stations have agreed to carry ABC 7's news and weather information during a weather emergency. It's a community partnership we've created between local radio and television stations to make sure you have the information you need in a crisis.


WIKX 92.9 FM

WSRZ 107.9 FM

WCTQ 106.5 FM

Weather Radio Programming:

County Fips# Transmitter(s) Frequency MHz
Charlotte 012015 Ft. Myers, Venice 162.475, 162.400
DeSoto 012027 Ft. Myers, Venice 162.455, 162.400
Hardee 012049 Riverview, Venice, Sebring 162.550, 162.400, 162.500
Highlands 012055 Sebring 162.500
Manatee 012081 Riverview, Venice, Largo 162.550, 162.400, 162.450
Sarasota 012115 Venice 162.400

Download the ABC 7 Hurricane Guide and save or print it for an offline reference.