It has been an unusual summer to say the least. If it is going to get this hot can we at least get a few late day storms to cool us off? Is that too much to ask for?With a west wind more often than not this summer most of the storms have been inland and moving
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This shortening of time from the original 14 days was decided because the latest scientific data shows most people are no longer contagious 10 days after the infection begins – even if you had symptoms.
A poorly organized system is heading for the mountainous terrain of the Island of Hispaniola tonight and Thursday. That can sometimes spell doom for a storm. We shall see what emerges on the other side of the big island on Thursday. It will be a weaker storm for sure.