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Charlotte County discusses roofing solutions for residents

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Hurricane Ian made landfall in Charlotte County last week, with powerful 150-mile-per-hour winds and a storm surge that caused damage to homes and left entire mobile home communities in pieces.   Because of the combination of winds, rain and storm surge, many homes sustained damage to their roofs, leaving homes exposed to other natural elements that may… Read More »

Downtown Fort Myers restaurants hoping to reopen soon after Hurricane Ian

FORT MYERS Downtown Fort Myers businesses held steady from the furious winds of Hurricane Ian, but they were deluged by the storm’s surge of water.   On Day 7 after the storm ripped across Southwest Florida, First Street had garbage and storm debris littered across the sidewalks.   Ford’s Garage and Capone’s, popular restaurants on the north side of First… Read More »

Cape Coral opening hygiene station, more distribution sites

CAPE CORAL The City of Cape Coral is providing a hygiene station and two additional resource distribution sites on Wednesday. Hygiene station. (Credit: City of Cape Coral) The hygiene station will allow residents to take a shower, use the bathroom and just cool off. it will be located at Jim Jeffers Park at 2817 SW 3rd Lane. Cape… Read More »

Normal services returning to Charlotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY As Charlotte County cleans up the debris from Hurricane Ian and as power returns to the county, a number of services that had been interrupted because of the storm are resuming. Among the services returning is Charlotte County Transit. Charlotte County Transit is a shared-ride curb-to-curb transit service provided to the general public throughout the county.… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Graphics

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Tropical Depression Twelve Forecast Discussion Number 4

000 WTNT42 KNHC 051438 TCDAT2 Tropical Depression Twelve Discussion Number 4 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122022 1100 AM AST Wed Oct 05 2022 The depression continues to lose organization. Visible satellite imagery reveals an exposed low-level swirl displaced nearly 90 n mi west of its associated deep convection due to strong west-southwesterly vertical wind shear. The… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Wind Speed Probabilities Number 4

000 FONT12 KNHC 051437 PWSAT2 TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE WIND SPEED PROBABILITIES NUMBER 4 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL122022 1500 UTC WED OCT 05 2022 AT 1500Z THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 32.0 WEST WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR 30 KTS…35 MPH…55 KM/H. Z INDICATES COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME (GREENWICH) ATLANTIC… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Forecast Advisory Number 4

000 WTNT22 KNHC 051437 TCMAT2 TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 4 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL122022 1500 UTC WED OCT 05 2022 THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION CENTER LOCATED NEAR 15.6N 32.0W AT 05/1500Z POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 30 NM PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 295 DEGREES AT 8 KT… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Public Advisory Number 4

000 WTNT32 KNHC 051437 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Tropical Depression Twelve Advisory Number 4 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122022 1100 AM AST Wed Oct 05 2022 …DEPRESSION BARELY HANGING ON AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE… SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…15.6N 32.0W ABOUT 530 MI…855 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H… Read More »

Naples lifts boil water notice

NAPLES The City of Naples lifted its precautionary boil water notice for all customers located within its drinking water service area, including all of Naples and a portion of Collier County. The drinking water service area extends south of Pine Ridge Road/Seagate Drive and west of Livingston Road. This comes after the city’s utilities department completed a sample… Read More »

Man building memorial in downtown Fort Myers for Hurricane Ian victims

FORT MYERS “I wanna help heal.” Leo told me he already has over 3,000 flowers for the Hurricane Ian memorial that will be in Downtown Fort Myers. He said people who lost loved ones to tragedies told him flowers are comforting because they symbolize life. #ian #hurricaneian #fortmyers https://t.co/MmO1T7ILCj pic.twitter.com/zmggK50XsD — Annette Montgomery (@AnnettemTV) October 5, 2022 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js… Read More »

How to sort debris from Hurricane Ian

Florida residents with storm-generated debris from Hurricane Ian should follow instructions from local officials about sorting materials and placing them on the curb for collection. Debris Separation Localities frequently ask residents to sort debris into various categories. Hazardous Waste. Examples: oil, batteries, pesticides, cleaning supplies, compressed gas, and paints. (Note: If you suspect that materials contain lead-based paint,… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Graphics

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Tropical Depression Twelve Forecast Discussion Number 3

000 WTNT42 KNHC 050836 TCDAT2 Tropical Depression Twelve Discussion Number 3 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122022 500 AM AST Wed Oct 05 2022 The depression is a sheared tropical cyclone, with the low-level center displaced about 40 n mi to the west-southwest of the main area of deep convection. Overall, the system is quite ragged-looking and… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Wind Speed Probabilities Number 3

289 FONT12 KNHC 050835 PWSAT2 TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE WIND SPEED PROBABILITIES NUMBER 3 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL122022 0900 UTC WED OCT 05 2022 AT 0900Z THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.8 NORTH…LONGITUDE 31.2 WEST WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR 30 KTS…35 MPH…55 KM/H. Z INDICATES COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME (GREENWICH) ATLANTIC… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Public Advisory Number 3

288 WTNT32 KNHC 050835 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Tropical Depression Twelve Advisory Number 3 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122022 500 AM AST Wed Oct 05 2022 …DEPRESSION MOVING NORTHWESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH… SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…15.8N 31.2W ABOUT 480 MI…770 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H… Read More »

Tropical Depression Twelve Forecast Advisory Number 3

000 WTNT22 KNHC 050835 TCMAT2 TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWELVE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 3 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL122022 0900 UTC WED OCT 05 2022 THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. TROPICAL DEPRESSION CENTER LOCATED NEAR 15.8N 31.2W AT 05/0900Z POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 40 NM PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 320 DEGREES AT 7 KT… Read More »