The atmosphere has and will make several changes that will influence the forecast, but not in a major way. We are sandwiched between a flow of air through a deep layer of the atmosphere that is out of the southwest to our north and southeast to the south
The ABC7 team discovered inconsistencies in some of the totals. The state health department reports one total but if you attempt to fact-check and do the math yourself often the math doesn’t correlate.
Earlier this month, Dr. Hanna Koch, Mote Marine Laboratory Coral Reproduction Scientist identified gametes (eggs and sperm) inside colonies of two threatened, yet key, reef-building species that Mote restored to Florida Keys reefs in recent years.
Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.
Masks are still the primary way of protection from spreading COVID-19, but now doctors say if you can, you should also be protecting your eyes, like wearing a face shield. Especially if you’re in the healthcare field, a first responder or in places with close, consistent exposure like in schools.
Isaias continues to wreck havoc along the Mid-Atlantic coast states. Tropical storm warnings are up from South Carolina to Maine as it will bring flooding rain and dangerous tropical storm force winds over the next few days.
As of right now, Florida does not cover teachers until workers compensation. The Florida Education Association has petitioned the state to extend coverage under workers comp to include teachers for coronavirus, but unless that happens, teachers will have to use their own sick leave.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner wants to remind voters who have requested vote-by-mail ballots for the August 18 primary election to vote and return those ballots promptly so they are received in time to be counted.
Isaias never recovered from the shearing winds and dry air that interrupted it’s development in the Bahamas. Sparing Florida, it now sets it’s sights on the Carolina’s, possibly increasing intensity a bit and becoming a minor CAT 1 hurricane
Some businesses have re-opened and welcomed customers as much as possible. While others, have chosen to keep their doors closed. Many owners saying they may be able to hire all of their staff back, but not all service industry employees feel ready to be back in close contact with the public.
Isaias is looking much more symmetrical today as the center stays just offshore of the east coast of Florida. It will continue to move NW to N through the day. As of the 11 a.m. advisory it is still a tropical storm and looks to stay that way as it heads to the NNW at 8 mph.
The early Saturday forecast for Hurricane Isaias has shifted east again as the overnight track of the storm itself slows and is more easterly. The Suncoast remains outside the cone and free of direct impact from the storm
A Georgia overnight camp hit by a coronavirus outbreak took many precautions, but didn’t make campers wear masks or have proper ventilation in buildings, according to a government report released Friday.
Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced 30 felony charges against a Tampa teen accused of scamming people and perpetrating the “Bit-Con” hack of prominent Twitter accounts including Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Elon Musk on July 15, 2020.
During a storm-related declared state of emergency, state law prohibits excessive increases in the price of essential commodities, such as food, water, hotel rooms, ice, gasoline, lumber and equipment, needed as a direct result of the event.
The Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections is urging voters who have requested vote-by-mail ballots for the August 18 primary election to vote and return those ballots promptly so they are received in time to be counted.
Health experts say test results that come back after two or three days are nearly worthless, because by then the window for tracing the person's contacts to prevent additional infections has essentially closed.
The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth to be analyzed for evidence of ancient life.
A second round of Manatee CARES Act funding assistance will be made available for individuals who have experienced financial losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and need help paying overdue rent or mortgage.