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Hurricane Season June 1 - November 30th - We're Here for You

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Stay Safe by Staying Informed & Be Prepared!

Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average, NOAA Warns - By Rebecca Hersher

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts 2020 will be an above-average hurricane season, with six to 10 hurricanes. NOAA expects three to six to be Category 3 or higher, with sustained wind speeds above 110 miles per hour. Full Story and Podcast.

Download the Florida Storms App (bottom of page). Everything you need, nothing you don't. It's a clean and fast interactive map that alerts you to every storm, while at the same time delivers credible real‐time audio and text alerts from the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN).

WFIT is a proud member of FPREN. Last year, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting awarded FPREN with the Community Lifeline Award. Elizabeth Sembler stated that "The innovative approach demonstrated by these partner stations exemplifies both the spirit of public service and the powerful role of public media". Full Story

FPREN Website