2017 Hurricane season

OneBlood / OneBlood

The state’s blood donation centers are sending resources to Texas hospitals affected by Harvey, now a tropical depression. OneBlood is asking Florida residents to give now.

NOAA / http://www.noaa.gov/media-release/early-season-storms-one-indicator-of-active-atlantic-hurricane-season-ahead

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a more active hurricane season than initially expected. The announcement comes as Florida prepares for the peak months of the season – August through October.

Leon County

As Tropical Depression Cindy makes landfall in West Louisiana, Leon County wants to make sure all of its citizens are prepared for the next disaster, through a new app. 

MGN Online

Despite some minor damage, Franklin County officials say the area is doing well after a tornado hit St. George Island Tuesday.

Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Twitter

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has launched its Safe Summer Travel Campaign. Florida Highway Patrol Captain Jeffrey Bissainthe says motorists should take several safety precautions during this year’s above-normal hurricane season.

Tom Flanigan

The yearly "Build a Bucket" effort by Leon County, the City of Tallahassee and organizations like the Red Cross to help area residents prepare for hurricanes was held on Saturday (6/3). The turnout beat all previous records.

Leon County Rolls Out Updated Survival Guide

Jun 1, 2017
Kevin Peters speaks at 2017 Hurricane Season Kickoff
Spencer Parlier / WFSU News

Hurricane Season is upon us, and Leon County leaders hope to learn from last year’s Hurricane Hermine. County officials want citizens to put their advice into practice.

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With the start of Hurricane season upon us, the state’s Attorney General not only wants Floridians to be prepared, she also wants the public to watch out for scammers.

Tallahassee Leaders Prepare For 2017 Hurricane Season

May 25, 2017
Hurricane
NOAA

It’s been just nine months since Hurricane Hermine hit Tallahassee and another hurricane season is just around the corner.  Assistant City manager Cynthia Barber is updating Tallahassee’s approach to disasters.

MGN Online

The official start to the Hurricane Season may be months away, but Panhandle health officials want area residents to start preparing early.

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