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Castles in the Sand

Are you underinsured?

My least favorite topic to talk about and write about is homeowners' insurance. I’m not much for burying my head in the sand, but...

Help is available during hurricanes

Help is available for those dependent on medical equipment or those who need assistance or transportation to a shelter by registering in advance. Register...

Tips for surviving hurricane season

It's easy to forget things when a hurricane is coming. Here are some reminders. Plan where you will evacuate in advance, and tell friends...
Storm palms

Time to stock up for hurricane season

As subtropical storm Alberto was forming in the Yucatan Channel, on its way up the Gulf, a crowd of 20 people gathered at The...
Cortez Bridge blocked Hurricane Irma

Re-entry tags needed to return after storms

When a sizeable tropical storm hits near or on Anna Maria Island, authorities will order an evacuation, and if you are smart, you’ll leave. It’s...
Hurricane damage

Manatee County hurricane shelter list

The following hurricane shelters in Manatee County may be open depending on the direction and size of the storm. There are no assigned shelters,...
Get a Plan

Where to get weather alerts

Here are several ways to receive up-to-date information about severe weather. Go online to the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) website. From there, Floridians...
Hurricane boat damage

Prepare your boat for a hurricane

As a storm approaches, don't neglect to protect your boat. Make a plan well in advance to secure your boat during a hurricane. Small,...