Officials: no sign storm will undergo rapid intensification

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It’s going to be a windy weekend. According to the National Hurricane Center, winds from the Tropical Cyclone 9, which could develop into Tropical Storm...

Labor Day Hurricane: 85 years later

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Award-winning author and journalist Willie Drye is both fascinated and frightened by hurricanes. On Saturday, Aug. 1, Drye will compare the infamous Labor Day Hurricane, the “monster...

BOCC discusses traffic, hurricane evacuation, ROGOs and how it’s all connected

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At their July meeting, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) discussed at length many of the concerns that continue to loom over the future development...
The Hurricane names are out, and the winners are… - Hurricane Irma

Our money is on ‘Edouard’ or ‘Isaias’

To better communicate with the public, forecasters worldwide use short, distinctive names to describe tropical storms and hurricanes. According to the National Hurricane Center, the practice of...

HURRICANE SHELTERS & CORONAVIRUS

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By May 27 — five days before the official start of hurricane season on June 1 — the Atlantic Ocean has already seen two tropical storms:...

Hurricane season could go either way

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With six weeks to the start of hurricane season, it’s too early to call. The National Weather Service Office of Key West said NOAA’s formal forecast probably...
Last Irma Canal Cleanup

Public Invited to Celebrate Clearing of Last Irma Canal in NRCS Marine Debris Removal...

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All are invited to attend a mini-celebration at the clearing of the last Hurricane Irma marine debris removal project canal funded through a United States Department of...
Keys Weekly photographer documents Bahamas plight - A truck driving down a dirt road - Florida Keys

Keys Weekly photographer documents Bahamas plight

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On Sept. 10, locals from the Florida Keys and the mainland made an over-and-back trip aboard a ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport in the Bahamas. The...
Keys residents gathering supplies, funds for Bahamas - A small boat in a body of water - Florida Keys

Keys residents gathering supplies, funds for Bahamas

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“As soon as the seas calm down.” Keys locals who are collecting emergency supplies for the citizens of the Bahamas plan to make the crossing just as...