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The gear you need to be ready for hurricane season

Imagine being stranded on deserted island. There’s no food or fresh water. You can bring whatever you want with you — but you will be on your own. What do you pack, and how? Those are the essential questions you should ask yourself as y...
Updated: 3 hours ago

2016 names for Atlantic season storms

Here are the 2016 names for Atlantic season tropical storms and hurricanes.
Updated: 3 hours ago

When storm strikes, personal survival kit a necessity

One of the most important tools for emergency preparedness is the disaster supplies kit. The following is a list of the most important items for your kit. Stock up and store in a water-resistant container. And remember to replenish what you use as so...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Plan for your pets

As we enter the hurricane season, it is important to have a plan in place for pets before a weather emergency strikes.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Warnings and watches: What do they mean?

As tropical storms or hurricanes develop, you may hear these terms to help in your decision-making.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Answers to common questions

Answers to common questions

Q: What if there are time limits on refills of my prescription?
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Preparing for hurricane season: Where to start?

Preparing for hurricane season: Where to start?

Emergency websites are packed with information about preparing for a hurricane, or even a brush by a tropical storm like Debby.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Hurricane dangers: More than wind and water

When most people think about the dangers associated with a hurricane, they think of two things – wind and water.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Are you and your family ready?

Dangerous tornadoes and strong storms have already struck areas of our country during the last two months, not to mention Ana, the first tropical storm of the year, already made landfall. Thus, the question, are you and your family ready?
Updated: 4 hours ago
Hurricane History Class: 10 lessons Tampa Bay can learn from 10 devastating storms

Hurricane History Class: 10 lessons Tampa Bay can learn from 10 devastating storms

They say those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
Updated: 4 hours ago

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Joe Henderson

After a long run in the Tampa Tribune sports department, Joe Henderson now shares his thoughts on the people and places that make up life in our city.

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson’s baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, “The Right Stuff,” southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.
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Steve Otto

For more than four decades, Steve Otto has been the voice of Tampa Bay with his often hilarious and sometimes poignant view of life.

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