High winds and waves on Sanibel Island

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. - High winds and rough seas didn't keep people from visiting Sanibel Island on Monday.  Locals and tourists from all over the world stopped and stared. "T..
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Isaac brings some flooding to Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - As Tropical Storm Isaac approached, Collier County leaders were worried about the potentially dangerous and damaging storm surge. So far, though, that hasn't..
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Tourists find business as usual on Sanibel

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANIBEL, Fla.- For many hotels and resorts on Sanibel, it was business as usual Sunday night. Some stayed opened for tourists, and those visitors didn't let the wind and rain ruin ..
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Lee EOC lifts mandatory evacuations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

The Lee County Emergency Operations Center has rescinded the mandatory evacuation orders, effective immediately, for the following areas of Lee County: Bonita BeachFort Myers Beach..
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Latest update on Tropical Storm Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

8am Isaac getting a little better organized as it moves west-northwestward over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. location...25.7n 84.7wabout 185 mi.. wsw of Fort Myers, Floridaabout 360..
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Storm surge a concern in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The National Weather Service predicts that at its most intense point, areas like Marco Island and Everglades City could see storm surge of 5 to 7 feet. ..
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Home Depot restocks plywood for storm preps

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

FORT MYERS, Fl. - With so many people are preparing for this storm, some home improvement stores had to call extra shipments to restock their supplies Friday.  Customers ..
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Last minute rush to the pump

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEE COUNTY, Fl. - Gas stations throughout Southwest Florida were crowded throughout the day.  Attendants at the mobile gas station on MLK Blvd in Fort Myers say they have..
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Doctors say check your prescriptions before weather gets bad

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

 FORT MYERS, Fl. - Isaac is keeping doctor's offices busy.  Folks at Internal Medicine Associates say all their offices were busy yesterdy and Friday, especially during l..
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Andrew's destruction set new precedent for building codes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

MIAMI - Isaac is forecast to bring tropical storm force wind to Southwest Florida this weekend. And while the wind will be little compared to that produced by Hurricane Andrew 20 y..
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Lowe's receives emergency shipment of generators

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - Grocery and hardware stores across southwest Florida are stocked with all the essentials you will need just in case the storm knocks out power. WINK News stopped by L..
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Roofing companies busy finishing projects before Isaac hits

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

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 ..
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Electric companies busy fixing generators

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

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..
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Threat of Isaac keeping insurance agencies busy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

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..
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Power crews prep for Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

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..
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Emergency planners say prepare for Isaac

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

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..
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Tropical storm warnings after new depression forms

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

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..
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US forecasters raise Atlantic hurricane outlook

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

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..
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Hospital preparations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

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..
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Social media and storms

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

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..
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