If a storm comes, you'll need to know how to get out of town or go to a shelter. Know your county's evacuation routes. Might there be a low-lying area between you and a major route? Study up in advance and have a backup plan. (Note: Some of the maps take a while to load, and it's recommended that you have an updated version of Adobe Flash to display them.)
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Before a storm threatens Tampa Bay, you'll want to be prepared. If a storm strikes, you'll want to get out of town, or to a shelter. And after the storm, you'll want to survive. Find out how inside the hurricane guide published in print editions of the Tampa Bay Times.
MAUNABO, PUERTO RICO — Before Hurricane Maria tore through the rest of this island, it came to Mayor Jorge Márquez's home.
TAMPA — City Hall has agreed to return a long-lost honor to the memory of Fortune Taylor, a freed slave who amassed more than 30 acres near downtown Tampa after the Civil War.
Admit it. You're starting to get used to those Hurricane Irma brush piles, aren't you? They're part of the Florida landscape now, just like a stray palm frond in your yard, or the lizards scurrying across the sidewalk.
LONDON — Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.
One by one, the calls for help poured in from nurses at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills.
Forecasters are monitoring a system in the Atlantic that has a chance of becoming the next tropical system.
LONDON — Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close Monday and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as a storm with hurricane-force winds bore down on Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Renters and college students who suffered damage during Hurricane Irma may be eligible for relief through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, officials said Saturday.
OLDSMAR — OS4PR will hold a collection day beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday at Walmart, 3801 Tampa Road. The group is a joint effort including many individuals and organizations in the city working together to send supplies and other support to Puerto Rico. Headed by Hector and Suda Yantiss-Colon (owner of Miss Suda's …
DADE CITY — As the sun rose on the Tuesday after Hurricane Irma, Leonard Park made the familiar drive toward Frogmore Fresh blueberry farm.
MIAMI — The feverish 2017 hurricane season doesn't seem to be letting up: On Monday, Tropical Storm Ophelia formed in the central Atlantic and is expected to become a hurricane this week.
Hela Garcia and her mother, Gloria Ferrales, sat on folding chairs Monday under a small white tent, taking a brief respite from the midday sun beating down on the Plant City Stadium grounds.