2010 Hurricane Central Special, Part 3

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By: Justin Strauss


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2010 Hurricane Central Special, Part 4

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2010 Hurricane Central Special, Part 5

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2010 Hurricane Central Special, Part 6

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Assemble your hurricane kit now for your kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Justin Strauss

Don't wait for a storm to prepare. Assemble your hurricane kit now for your kids. Don't forget puzzles, games and small toys. PLAN. PREPARE. NOW. From WINK News Hurricane Central.B..
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Plan now for your pets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Justin Strauss

Plan now for your pets this hurricane season. Find out which hotels and shelters allow animals. Prepare now, before a storm hits. For everything you need to know this season go to ..
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Stronger hurricane season predicted for 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season should be a little busier than last year for one reason: a weaker El Niño.The prediction from the Colorado State foreca..
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Social media and emergencies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- In a world of instant communication emergency management offices in Southwest Florida are making sure they don't fall behind.  They're diving into social me..
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Storm gadgets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

ORLANDO, Fla.-- Every year Chief WINK Skytracker Meteorologist, Jim Farrell attends the Hurricane Conference.  There, he hears from the Nation's leading experts about what to ..
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Hurricane and oil: What will happen if they mix?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Right now scientists are trying to figure out what, if any, impact the Gulf oil spill would have on a developing storm.  WINK News This Morning Skytracker M..
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Home monitoring options

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-- When it comes to planning first you'll want to make sure your home is safe and secure if you have to evacuate.  Here are just a few ways you can do just..
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Flood insurance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Plan first and get flood insurance.Homeowner insurance policies do not cover flooding.  The National Flood Insurance Program protects your home and belongin..
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Charlotte Emergency Operations Center upgrades

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.-- Charlotte county sustained a lot of damage after Hurricane Charley in 2004.  Since, the county has rebuilt its Emergency Operations Center transformin..
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Emergency responders during and after the storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- When a hurricane approaches your family needs to have a plan to deal with medical needs.  If you use medical equipment that requires electricity make sure y..
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Mobile home safety tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Before a storm make sure your mobile or manufactured home is secured.Homeowners need to make sure their homes are anchored down because it's the law in Florida.&..
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Alternative fuel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.-- When the electricity goes out during a hurricane if you don't have a generator, you're out of luck.  But if you have an alternative fuel source you may ne..
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Utility tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- When a storm strikes you need to make plans for other utilities around your house.First, know where to find your home's emergency water shut-off valve.  If ..
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Hurricane season changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The National Hurricane Center has made a few important changes you should know about this year.  First, the way watches and warnings are issued is different..
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Pet shelters during a storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- If you have pets you need to have a plan in place to keep them safe if a storm strikes.  Pet shelters in Southwest Florida only accept dogs and cats and you..
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Generator safety

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- When we talk about generators we have to talk about safety.  One of the biggest dangers when using a generator is carbon monoxide poisoning which is prevent..
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