Tropical Storm Elsa now a hurricane

Tropical Storm Elsa is now the first hurricane of the season. There is a risk that Florida may face coastal flooding, winds, and rain by early next week. However, this prediction may change depending on how Elsa is impacted during its movement through the Greater Antilles Islands. Photo from the National Hurricane Center. The Windward Islands More...

by Gillian Manning | Published 4 months ago
By Online Staff D On Saturday, June 5th, 2021

JFS Wants to Ensure the Community Is Prepared for Hurricane Season

Seniors Living Alone Are Encouraged to Register With JFS Storm Response Team; Volunteers Sought To Assist Boca Raton, FL – June 1st marks the start of Hurricane Season. As part of Ruth & Norman  More...

By Online Staff D On Monday, May 10th, 2021

City Offers Virtual Programs to Prepare Community for Hurricane Season

Boca Raton, FL – In advance of the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins on June 1, the City of Boynton Beach will be offering two free informational virtual programs to help the community prepare. More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Boca Postponed to Nov. 15 due to Weather

The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Boca Raton has been pushed back to November 15, instead of November 8, due to the now Hurricane Eta. This decision comes from The Alzheimer’s Association citing severe More...

By Nadia Gordon On Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Tropical Storm Watch Lifted in Palm Beach County, Flood Watch Remains

The tropical storm watch has been lifted for Palm Beach County as Tropical Depression 19 enters the Gulf of Mexico.  The depression currently has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and is moving west at More...

By Nadia Gordon On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

About 150 Sea Turtle Nests Lost in Boca Raton Due to Tropical Storm Isaias

Late last week, Florida issued hurricane warnings from Boca Raton to the Volusia-Flagler county line regarding Tropical Storm Isaias. The storm brought significant rainfall and high winds to South Florida and the More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, July 31st, 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias Upgraded to a Hurricane and is now Heading Toward Florida

Coastal Palm Beach County is currently under a hurricane watch as Hurricane Isaias is barreling toward the state. “As a tropical storm, Isaias whipped Haiti and the Dominican Republic and left hundreds of More...

By Online Staff D On Monday, July 20th, 2020

Hurricane Preparation Tips and Checklist for Seniors

Boca Raton, FL – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has projected that this hurricane season will be “above-normal” in the Atlantic Ocean. That means six to 10 hurricanes, with three More...

By Megan Mandatta On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

US Secretary of Energy Discusses Hurricane Preparedness

On June 12, U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette, attended a briefing in Miami from Florida Power & Light Company pertaining to hurricane preparedness and the use of technology in restoring power during More...

By Megan Mandatta On Friday, June 5th, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Projected to have Above Average Activity Levels

With hurricane season fast approaching and COVID-19 running rampant, many South Floridians appear worried by the extreme projections made and are wondering how to prepare themselves amidst this pandemic. The More...