Zeta Intensifies, Packing Life-Threatening Storm Surge To Gulf CoastZeta is now packing a life-threatening storm surge that threatens the Gulf coast from Louisiana and all of the Florida panhandle. As of early morning on Wednesday, Zeta has strengthened back into a hurricane as it approaches the Gulf Coast.
Hurricane Delta: 2 Georgians Injured, Flooding Derails Train In LilburnTwo people in Georgia were injured Saturday during tornadoes spawned by the storm and a CSX train derailed due to heavy rain in Lilburn.
Look Out Gulf Coast, Here Comes WilfredBrownsville, Texas, to Portland, Maine, have experienced tropical storm-force winds this hurricane season. And only small portions of Florida, Georgia and Maine's coastline have escaped winds of that intensity this year.
Tropical Storm Isaias Off Georgia CoastForecasters are warning Tropical Storm Isaias could reach hurricane strength by the time it makes expected landfall near the South Carolina-North Carolina border on Tuesday.
Pinellas County Officials Prepare For Impact Of Hurricane IsaiasPinellas County’s Emergency Management team gave county board members insight on their plans as Floridians prepare for tropical storm Isaias.
Pinellas County Suggests Adding These COVID-19 Essentials To Your Hurricane PreparationsPinellas County officials tell CW44 News at 10 they are now monitoring potential tropical cyclone #9 and suspending Mahaffey Theater test site operations. They are also asking residents to turn their attention to preparedness plans. The Mahaffey Theater testing site will suspend operations Thursday at 7 p.m. and will not operate Friday or Saturday
Preparing For Hurricanes: Hillsborough County Supplies Free Pet 'Go-Bag' To ResidentsNow is the time to make plans to prepare for the possibility of a tropical storm or hurricane. For people with pets, that requires some extra work.
Preparing For Hurricanes During COVID-19Preparing for hurricane looks a little different this year as COVID-19 continues to spread in the community. CW44's, Price McKeon spoke with Hillsborough County officials who help remind residents how to stay prepared for a hurricane while in the middle of a pandemic.
Hillsborough County Commissioners Take Another Step Toward Dissolving County's EPGFor decades, the EPG typically only activated during hurricanes. The EPG, not the county commission, currently has the power to renew the state of local emergency. Of the 67 counties in Florida, Hillsborough is the only county that operates in this manner. The board of commissioners aims to end this, and Tuesday's meeting was yet another successful step in that direction.
It’s Official: Tropical Storm Fay FormsThe sixth named system this year, Tropical Storm Fay, formed off the North Carolina coast with 45 mph winds and started moving north on Thursday afternoon. It is forecast to strengthen through Friday as it tracks up the East Coast toward New York.
Potential Tropical Storm On The Horizon: FayIf the weather system meandering off the coast of South Carolina develops, it will become Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named system of the Atlantic hurricane season.
The World's Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented ThemThere's nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink's storied "history". Unless you're the blowhard, and you're sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
Best Five Southern Writers' Houses To VisitWriter Michael Farris Smith, author of the novel Rivers, recommends visiting the houses of five Southern literary giants to see where they drew their inspiration for their craft.
Listen to The Current's June 1-2 show: U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, CW44′s Bayside on Hurricane Season, Snapper the Therapy Dog, Healthy Vision
Weekend of June 1-2: U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, CW44's Bayside on Hurricane Season, Snapper the Therapy Dog, Healthy Vision Awareness