tropical storm michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla | The Latest: Judge rejects voter registration extension

PANAMA CITY, Fla — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is urging people in the Hurricane Michael disaster area to “be patient.” He says emergency crews need to do their work to clear debris from roadways and restore power to hundreds of thousands of residents. Deal … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla | The Latest: Judge rejects voter registration extension

Florida News: Attorney General Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline as Tropical Storm Michael Approaches

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi yesterday activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for consumers in the Panhandle and Big Bend.  The opening of the hotline comes as Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency for 35 counties in the projected path of Tropical Storm Michael.  The storm is expected to strengthen before … Continue reading Florida News: Attorney General Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline as Tropical Storm Michael Approaches

National Hurricane Center News: Atlantic 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

MIAMI, FL – The National Hurricane Center released the following forecast by Forecaster Cangialosi: For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Michael, located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea, and on Tropical Storm Leslie, located over the central Atlantic Ocean. 1 – A broad … Continue reading National Hurricane Center News: Atlantic 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

Florida News: Governor Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Michael

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-276 declaring a state of emergency in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy and Citrus counties, as the state continues to monitor and prepare for … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Michael

Storm threat forces Florida candidates to alter campaigns

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida politicians are being forced to alter their campaigns to deal with the looming threat of Tropical Storm Michael, which could hit the state as a hurricane later this week. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s campaign said Sunday that he was canceling South Florida events planned for this week to deal with … Continue reading Storm threat forces Florida candidates to alter campaigns

MIAMI | Forecasters: Depression becomes Tropical Storm Michael

MIAMI — Newly named Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen to a hurricane as it heads to the Florida Panhandle, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday. The hurricane center upgraded the tropical depression in the Caribbean to a named tropical storm, saying it had winds of up to 40 mph (65 kph). The storm could … Continue reading MIAMI | Forecasters: Depression becomes Tropical Storm Michael