The track of Tropical Storm Eta has shifted east again with potential landfall as a tropical storm north of Tampa Thursday afternoon. Action News Jax Chief Meteorologist Mike Buresh says the storm will move slowly to the west of Jacksonville while weakening.
Hurricane warnings are now in effect for Boca Raton up to the Volusia/Brevard county line in Florida, based on the latest track for Hurricane Isaias. As part of this latest advisory, a tropical storm watch has also now been issued for St. Johns County.
Emergency management directors are now working with a set of guidelines that don’t typically make it into storm planning. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations will play a huge role in how storm shelters open and how EOCs are staffed.
As First Alert Hurricane Expo Week continues, Baker County Emergency Management’s Bek Parker says the community has been paying close attention throughout the coronavirus response. And that trust will be vital if a storm threatens and action is needed.
By now you’ve probably seen the viral picture of the Florida man buying 100 generators and other supplies for people in the Bahamas.The picture was taken from behind, but he looked familiar to me.I took a chance and reached out, and it turns out the Florida man is, more specifically, a Jacksonville