hurricane supplies

People heading out to get supplies in preparation for Hurricane Elsa

Preparation is the key to hurricane season. With Hurricane Elsa having the potential to hit Southwest Florida, people are headed to stores to stock up. People in Cape Coral say they won’t wait to evacuate if it comes to that. While they’re preparing for the worst,  most don’t see Elsa strengthening into a major hurricane. […]

Getting ahead of the storms with your hurricane checklist

With many of us kicking off our Fourth of July holiday, the last thing we want to do is spend a lot of time getting prepared for a hurricane, but it’s something we need to do. The number one rule is “don’t panic.” Keep cool, calm and collected. If you need to stock up on […]

Southwest Florida makes necessary preparations for Eta

Lee County preparations Sanibel has seen flooding from numerous storms over the years. Those who have lived here for decades have seen it and now wonder what Eta has in store for them. Bob Tuttle has lived in his house on Sanibel for 48 years. In that time, he’s seen his fair share of storms […]

Lee County upgrading storm shelters in preparation for hurricane season

There are 137 days until hurricane season and Lee County is already working to save lives by fixing one of the big issues exposed when Hurricane Irma made landfall in 2017. They are going to put in backup generators at the critical storm shelters, many of which are schools, then Alico Arena, Century Link, and […]