Tag Archives: hurricanes

NOAA: Inactive Season Likely, Officials Aren’t Swayed

By on May 27th, 2015 | Last updated: May 27, 2015 at 5:35 pm

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a seasonal hurricane forecast. WUFT Meteorologist Marithza Calderon says it’s no surprise that they say we could be in for another inactive season.

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New Era For Hurricane Awareness

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 25, 2015 at 2:22 pm

Water, not wind, leads to more fatalities during hurricanes. Due to this, National Hurricane Center has decided to upgrade its technology to determine where and when water might be life-threatening during a hurricane.

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How High Springs Police Snagged A $600,000 MRAP For $2,000

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm

The Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, can safely travel through three and a half feet of water in complete darkness. The 48,000-pound armored vehicle can help rescue people during hurricanes and floods.

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Isaac’s rain slows down clam harvesting

By on August 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:02 pm

WUFT discusses Cedar Key in Levy County and its relationship with clam farming.

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Preparing nursing home facilities for natural disasters

By on April 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:56 pm

Hurricanes are a big point of emphasis in the state of Florida when it comes to its citizen’s preparedness. A new government study questions the procedures that nursing homes take to get ready for natural disasters. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman […]

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National hurricane conference encourages preparation

By on March 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Today marks the fourth and final day of the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando leaving attendees with one last day for workshops and training sessions about the upcoming hurricane season. Though this year’s conference hasn’t released exact predictions about the […]

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