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File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Blasts GOP Climate Change Deniers: ‘They Don’t Believe In Science, That’s Ridiculous’

On a recent afternoon, Scott McKenzie watched torrential rains and a murky tide swallow the street outside his dog-grooming salon. Within minutes, much of this stretch of chic South Beach was flooded ankle-deep in a fetid mix of rain and sea.

CBS Tampa–06/07/2014

2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding. (Getty Images)

Hundreds Rescued From Floodwaters In Florida And Alabama

2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding.

CBS Tampa–04/30/2014

Debris lies on the ground near trees void of foliage after a tornado on April 29, 2014 in Tupelo, Miss. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Up To 20 Inches Of Rain Falls In Florida Panhandle In 24 Hours

In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and other parts of the Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.

04/30/2014

Flood insurance rates are set to skyrocket October 1st without Congressional action, with Pinellas County the hardest-hit area in the nation (photo credit: Will Hobson/Tampa Bay Times)

The Current: Flood Insurance Rates Skyrocket, Girl Scouts, Health Education for Kids, Dancing With The Stars

First half-hour: Second half-hour: Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 29th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the first and second half-hour programs featuring: […]

CBS Tampa–10/04/2013

File photo of sand bags put in front of a business' door to prevent flooding. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Fla. City Officials Handing Out Sand Bags To Residents Before Andrea

The city of St. Petersburg is handing out sand bags to residents concerned about flooding from Tropical Storm Andrea.

06/06/2013

File photo of water pouring from a faucet. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Drunken Man Accused of Flooding Three Stories Of Hotel

A man was arrested and is multiple facing charges after he reportedly flooded three entire floors of a local Hampton Inn while under the influence.

03/11/2013

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

Tampa Prepares For Republican National Convention And Potential Hurricane

Flood Water Recedes, But Tampa Police Urge Caution

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police say three Tampa roads are now open after flood water caused by rain from Tropical Storm Isaac receded. Parts of Dale Mabry Highway, Bayshore Boulevard and Church Avenue were closed […]

CBS Tampa–08/27/2012

Tropical Storm Debby Causes Coastal Flooding On Florida's Gulf Coast

Debby Weakens, but Florida Still Faces Flooding Risk

ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Debby posed a flooding and tornado threat as it headed toward the Atlantic on Wednesday, forecasters warned, even if it didn’t pack the same punch. The National Hurricane Center […]

CBS Tampa–06/27/2012

Tropical Storm Debby

Floods Close Part of I-10 As Debby Hangs Offshore

ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Parts of the main interstate highway across northern Florida were closed by flooding Tuesday as Tropical Storm Debby hung stubbornly offshore over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening up to […]

CBS Tampa–06/26/2012

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