NAPLES, Fla - Roofing companies are scrambling to complete unfinished business. WINK News caught up with roofers at Kelly Roofing in Naples as they worked to secure materials on a ..
FORT MYERS, Fl. - Local electric companies tell WINK News, they've been busy all day with calls to repair old generators. Owners at D and R Electrical Services say many c..
FORT MYERS, Fl. - With Isaac still a threat, some businesses are cashing in. Insurance companies have been especially busy Thursday. One local agency says they're t..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Power crews from Georgia and Alabama will soon arrive in Southwest Florida to help back up local power companies working to make sure Isaac doesn't disrupt servic..
LEE COUNTY, Fl. - You may have noticed your grocery store had bottled water and batteries closer to the front of the store Wednesday.It's time to stock up Don't be complacent and t..
MIAMI (AP) - A new tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic prompting tropical storm warnings to be issued across a swath of islands in the Caribbean. The d..
MIAMI (AP) - An Atlantic hurricane season that got an early start is likely to stay busy and may produce a few more storms than originally predicted, U.S. forecasters said Thursday..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - One of the busiest places before, during and after a storm, is a hospital.Lee Memorial Health Systems says it has a plan in place to handle any emergency and the..
HURRICANE CENTRAL, Fla. - When a hurricane threatens, you may turn to a number of sources to get your information, but this year that list should include Facebook, Twitter and your..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - According to the U.S. Census, Florida's population has grown by nearly one-million people since hurricane Wilma struck in 2005. In that same time, Florida P..
SANIBEL, Fla. - According to the National Weather Service, an average year in America produces 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornadoes and an average of two landfalling..
HURRICANE CENTRAL, Fla. - It's been 20 years since Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida and a lot of lessons were learned. Chief Skytracker Meteorologist Jim Farrell was..
TAMPA, Fla. - One way to cut your losses during a storm is to make sure your house is fortified. A Florida research team is working hard to make sure homeowners know exactly what's..
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Hurricane Andrew changed everything when it comes to how authorities respond to hurricane damage. During Andrew, Homestead was ground zero. The damage there was u..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lessons learned after Hurricane Andrew helped emergency managers here in Southwest Florida better prepare for Hurricanes Charley and Wilma. One Southwest Florida..
HURRICANE CENTRAL - You may have to survive on your own after a disaster. You should be prepared to be without access to food or goods for at least 72 hours. It may take emergency ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - What is more reliable than a Waffle House? Apparently, not much! The government says it uses the Waffle House Index when responding to disasters like a hurricane..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Southwest Florida is the worst place in the nation to evacuate when disaster strikes, according to a recent Atkins Global ranking. Our local emergency mana..
HURRICANE CENTRAL, Fla. - After Hurricane Charley, the National Hurricane Center started issuing separate forecasts for hurricane intensity and storm surge. And as meteorologists w..
TAMPA, Fla. - The cellular company Verizon Wireless says it managed to stay intact after Hurricane Charley, and it wants to make sure its network continues to be reliable at all ti..