Tropical Depression Thirteen formed in the Atlantic late Thursday evening and is forecast to become our next hurricane.
A top Florida state official warned Thursday that firefighters have battled a number of fires caused by electric vehicle (EV) batteries waterlogged from Hurricane Ian.
Not only did Hurricane Ian push in several feet of water during a catastrophic storm surge last week, but the storm dumped well over a foot of rain across a wide swath of Central and North Florida.
President Joe Biden has surveyed the devastation of hurricane-ravaged Florida, promising to marshal the power of the federal government to help rebuild.
A mother's account of the cataclysmic storm will haunt the Fort Myers, Florida, family forever.
"Words can't describe the amount of devastation and human impacts and economic impact to this small beachside community," said Fort Myers Beach Fire Chief Ron Martin.
More than half of the 119 schools in Lee County suffered minor damages.
Hurricane Ian battered Southwest Florida a week ago with 150 mph gusts, making some roads impassable and islands inaccessible.
President Joe Biden will visit hurricane-ravaged Florida with a pledge that federal, state and local governments will work as one to help rebuild homes, businesses and lives — putting politics on mute for now to focus on those in need. Hurricane Ian has resulted in at least 84 people confirmed dead, including 75 in Florida, as hundreds of thousands of people wait for power to be restored. Biden planned to meet Wednesday with residents and small business owners in Fort Myers, Florida, and to thank government officials providing emergency aid and removing debris. With the midterm elections just a month away, the crisis had the potential to bring together political rivals in common cause at least for a time. Ian's 150 mph winds and punishing storm surge last week took out power for 2.6 million in Florida. Many in Florida are unable to access food and water. Joining Biden in Florida will be two of his most prominent Republican critics: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sen. Rick Scott, according to the White House and Scott's spokesman. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre suggested Tuesday that it would be inappropriate for them to focus on political differences.
It's been nearly a week since Hurricane Ian made a catastrophic landfall along Florida's southwestern coast, and as cleanup and search and rescue efforts continue across the state, flooding is still a major concern as rivers continue to rise.
The only thing Lorraine Regan wanted after Hurricane Ian lashed out in a fury last week was to let her kids know she survived one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike Florida. Now, it will be a tale to tell generations about the harrowing ordeal she lived through.
The mayor of a Florida town was arrested after police said he hit another man in the face with a rake while they were cleaning up a park in Brevard County after Hurricane Ian.
A disturbance in the eastern Atlantic Ocean became Tropical Depression 12 on Tuesday. The system is forecast to become a named tropical storm by Wednesday. The next name on the list is Julia.
Deputies in Volusia County, Florida, found a U.S. flag in the swollen St. Johns River this week in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian and rescued the stars and stripes.
Priests walk a fine line between holding Mass to provide comfort and not endangering older parishioners in areas with widespread lack of running water and electricity and flooded roadways.
Hurricane Fiona caused catastrophic flooding, tore apart roads and bridges, and unleashed more than 100 landslides in Puerto Rico. Biden plans to also visit Florida on Wednesday.
Between rumors that the county is trying to "starve" people off Pine Island to drone pilots trying to get a look at areas devastated by Hurricane Ian, rescue and relief crews are having a hard time getting critical aid to those who need it.
The death toll from Hurricane Ian climbed over the weekend as fatalities in North Carolina, Florida, and Cuba brought the total to at least 65 people.
Damaging winds, flooding rainfall and a dangerous storm surge are significant threats as Hurricane Orlene nears popular Mexican tourist destinations.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Puerto Rico and Florida this week to survey the widespread destruction caused by hurricanes Fiona and Ian.