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24/7, 365: The best way to be prepared for hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season ended Nov. 30, but after the year that Florida experienced, residents would be wise to begin preparing for 2023 storms. It’s true even if the official start of the next hurricane season remains six months away. While residents prepared for the worst as two hurricanes appeared …

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Weathering the storm: Homeless Micanopy couple spent two hurricanes in a tent

Of the thousands of motorists who drive southbound Interstate 75 every day, hundreds take the Exit 374 ramp toward Micanopy, and they all pass Sharon James and Tim Rader. James and Rader have been “off and on” homeless for over 20 years and have been in Florida since 2016. They spend their days panhandling at the exit and return to their tent in the woods at night, where they weathered Hurricane Ian and Tropical Storm Nicole. 

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Warmer, drier than average winter predicted for Florida

Florida is looking at a warmer and drier than average winter season according to outlooks from NOAA. This follows a trend of higher-than-average temperatures in the last month and a drought persisting on the Panhandle due to low precipitation rates. Hurricane Nicole helped alleviate dry conditions mostly across Central and …

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Artemis I fueling operations surpass previous attempts, preparations ‘clean’

NASA is rolling full steam ahead with launch preparations into tonight’s Artemis I launch–and the team sounds confident that tonight is the night. Liquid hydrogen fueling moved into “topping”–the final stage of filling–just after 6:30 P.M. Liquid oxygen fueling began topping just an hour later. Previous launch attempts were foiled …

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