We’ve had a remarkable amount of practice helping people and places in a hurricane’s path, this time in the Big Bend and Live Oak.
Jeanna Mastrodicasa again coordinated relief efforts before, during and after Idalia, this time at ... READ MORE
Watching news reports showing the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia, most of us can relate to the nerve-wracking feeling of waiting for a storm to arrive. While no one wants to be in the direct path of a hurricane, it’s often a relief to have ... READ MORE
June 1st is the first day of the 2023 hurricane season in the Eastern part of the United States. This season will continue all the way to November 30, 2023. Last year brought us two hurricanes (Ian and Nicole), which crossed the ... READ MORE
As a hurricane-prone state, Florida knows all too well the concerns that come with hurricanes -- storm surge, hazardous debris, dangerous wind speeds. But what about wildfires?
Though wildfires aren’t usually the first concern after a hurricane, ... READ MORE
University of Florida scientists will use artificial intelligence technology to quantify damage to fruits and vegetables caused by extreme weather events, such as Hurricane Ian.
When Ian struck on Sept. 28, it brought winds up to 155 mph ... READ MORE
If you are like my family, you have purchased a generator to prevent food losses and to run a fan during a power outage. Whenever combustion occurs (whether from a generator, a fire, a gas-fired water heater or stove) carbon monoxide is produced. ... READ MORE
After a hurricane, flooding and scattered debris that hold water are breeding grounds for mosquitoes.
“An increase in mosquito numbers can most likely be expected in the weeks following a hurricane,” said Eva Buckner, an assistant ... READ MORE
Hurricanes have a great impact on the livelihoods of millions of people. This is an obvious statement given the sheer size and magnitude of the forces unleashed by them. What is less obvious, however, is all the different ways in which hurricanes ... READ MORE
El agua es esencial durante un desastre natural como un huracán o una tormenta tropical. Si está leyendo esto mientras se pronostica una tormenta en su área, entonces las escenas de los estantes vacíos en los supermercados locales estarán ... READ MORE
As the heart of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, a new University of Florida study shows most trees withstand tropical storm winds up to 95 mph in category 1 hurricanes.
But lead study author Andrew Koeser and other UF/IFAS experts ... READ MORE