Generator comforts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

ALVA, Fla.-- Back in 2004, a lot of people were unprepared for Hurricane Charley.  Without electricity for days, people scrambled to get their hands on generators, including..
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Hurricane hunters take flight for your safety

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

TAMPA, Fla.-- Hurricane season begins June 1st and there are a number of people, besides meteorologists, who track the storms.  But there's a team of what some might call "d..
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Hurricane supplies on a budget

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- From hurricane shutters to your hurricane kit, getting ready for a storm doesn't have to break the bank.Savvy Southwest Florida shoppers know it doesn't get much..
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Hurricane insurance tips

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Before the storm you should think about trying to get your homeowners hurricane insurance lowered.If you've had any work done on your home that would qualify you..
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Southwest Florida hurricane history

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.--  In the lifetimes of many people here, three major hurricanes have roared off the warm waters of the Gulf and slammed right into Southwest Florida.  Th..
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Shelter information

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- When Southwest Florida is in the forecast cone of a storm, evacuation orders may be issued and shelters may start to open.  In that event, it's important to..
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After the storm survival

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Here's what you need to know after the storm.Relief takes a while to get to a disaster area, so be prepared to survive on your own at least for the first 72 hour..
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Hurricane first Responders: Not what you might think

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- When you think of first responders you may think: Emergency crews.  But when it comes to hurricanes, think again.  That's because when a storm strike..
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Debris cleanup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- After the storm it's important to not mix debris.Garbage from your home needs to be separated from yard debris like palm fronds, shrubs and tree parts.  Con..
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Weather radio and portable digital television information

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Up-to-date information is key in any storm but when the power goes out you'll need to stay informed.  You can still listen to WINK News on a battery operate..
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Helpful numbers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Helpful numbersLee County Emergency Management239-533-3622Collier Emergency Management239-252-3600Charlotte Emergency Management941-833-4000United WayLee, Hendry..
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Protect your home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Before a storm it's important to know what you have to secure around your home.Know how many windows you'd have to protect and if you'd have to secure any loose ..
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Joker: Cut debates, fast-track canvass

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MANILA, Philippines—The counting of votes for president and vice president by Congress should be fast-tracked by doing away with long debates on the canvassing process and ..
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