Category Archives: Florida Tourism

Michael Heads Toward Florida

  Satellite Image, GIF, Graphics Courtesy: NOAA, NHC Hurricane Michael is closing in on the Florida panhandle this morning. At 9 a.m. CDT, Time, the category 4, extremely dangerous storm with 145 mph is 65 miles SSW of Panama City, Florida, 70 miles WSW … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Harvey

Moody Analytics’ preliminary estimate is that Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey caused $150 billion to $200 billion in damage to homes, buildings and vehicles, ABC News reports. As of 8:59 a.m. Eastern Time Tuesday, Florida Sert reported 5,540,981 people were without power. At 10:18 a.m. … Continue reading

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Good Afternoon Tampa!

A sunny warm afternoon along the Courtney Campbell Causeway connecting Tampa to Clearwater, Florida.   It was 90 degrees at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time–warmer than the forecast high temperature of 86 degrees by the National Weather Service.  Humidity was around 52%.   Low … Continue reading

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Chicago Eats & Orlando Gas

Nearly a week ago, Floridians were fueling up and evacuating as Hurricane Matthew aimed for Florida’s east coast.  Some evacuees experienced price-gouging for gas and lodging.  Today, thank heaven regular gas was $2.14  at the 7-11 gas station at 13487 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew

A-1-A is partly washed out. Flagler Beach remains closed. Curfew is over in Flagler County. Store shelves empty of water in Brevard County. These photos courtesy of Amy Schindler, Dalton AKA Smitty and WESH-TV on Twitter. “The northern eye wall of Hurricane … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew remains a category 3 storm Friday morning…its track shifting more east as the hurricane impacts Florida.  That’s better news for Florida than last night. This morning  high surf, flooding, rain and strong winds continue to batter the state’s east coast.  … Continue reading

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National Weather Service Radar – Tampa – Orlando

Here’s the National Weather Service Radar links for the Tampa  and Orlando areas: For the local weather forecast, go to and type in city, state or zip code.

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Disney World Weather

Photos taken around 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time today. Rain delayed the Main Street Electrical Parade for a short time tonight. The  nostalgic parade ends its long run at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World on October 9, 2016 and moves to … Continue reading

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Weather Tropics Watch – Hermine

Graphic Courtesy: National Hurricane Center/NOAA Hurricane Hermine is  located 45 miles SSEh of Appalachicola, Florida and 105 miles WSW of Cedar Key. Hurricane Hermine with maximum 80 mph winds is moving 14 mph NNE toward Florida.  Hermine is forecast to make landfall … Continue reading

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National Park Service Celebrates 100 Years

Runs: 2:03 The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday today, August 25, 2016.  Now through August 28th, admission is free to all NPS parks, monuments and memorials. David Bocanegra is the National Park Service Supervisor at Desoto National Memorial … Continue reading

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