FPL preps for Hurricane Ian response on the Suncoast
FPL preps for Hurricane Ian response on the Suncoast

Hundreds of trucks and crews are pre-positioning at the Sarasota Fairground staging site preparing for response as Hurricane Ian nears the Suncoast. 

September 27th, 6:43 PM EDT by Valezka Nava
Red Cross rolls out on Suncoast
Red Cross rolls out on Suncoast

Pallets of food and water are on their way to shelters across the Suncoast.

September 27th, 6:22 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Ham radio is ready if cell phones go down
Ham radio is ready if cell phones go down

Ham radio operators in Sarasota County are prepared to keep lines of communication going if cell phones go down.

September 27th, 6:19 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Sarasota Bradenton International is Terminating All Flights After 6:00 pm Tonight
Sarasota Bradenton International is Terminating All Flights After 6:00 pm Tonight

Sarasota Bradenton International is terminating all flights after 6:00 pm tonight, and closing its doors at 8:00 pm tonight due to hurricane Ian.

September 27th, 5:07 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
As Hurricane Ian Approaches, We're All Reminded to Take Precautions
As Hurricane Ian Approaches, We're All Reminded to Take Precautions

As hurricane Ian approaches, we’re all reminded to take precautions.

September 27th, 4:58 PM EDT by Alex Vaughn
Manatee boaters prepare for Hurricane Ian
Manatee boaters prepare for Hurricane Ian

With more than 25,000 registered boaters in Manatee County, many are locking down their vessels at marinas to prepare for Hurricane Ian.

September 27th, 4:57 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Charlotte County resumes emergency response calls
Charlotte County resumes emergency response calls

(Punta Gorda) Charlotte County Public Safety has resumed emergency response to calls following Hurricane Ian. This includes the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Charlotte County Fire & EMS, and City of Punta Gorda first responders. The deadliest t

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Former NASA scientist praises climate provisions in Inflation Reduction Act
Former NASA scientist praises climate provisions in Inflation Reduction Act

SARASOTA (SNN TV) - With the Inflation Reduction Act, the United States makes its biggest investment in reversing climate change, which also may help encourage other countries to join the effort. I've spoken many times with the CEO of the Climate Adaptati

September 25th, 6:17 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Chocolate festival for children with cancer
Chocolate festival for children with cancer

September 24th marks the day of the Children’s Cancer Center Chocolate festival.

September 25th, 9:57 AM EDT by Sydney Roell
Two hurt in physical altercation at Port Charlotte pharmacy
Two hurt in physical altercation at Port Charlotte pharmacy

The two people involved have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

September 20th, 9:53 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Three people hurt in toll plaza crash on I-75
Three people hurt in toll plaza crash on I-75

A toll booth employee in Collier County was seriously hurt after a semi truck crashed into the toll plaza.

September 19th, 6:12 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
State gas prices dip despite rise in oil prices
State gas prices dip despite rise in oil prices

Gas prices are averaging $3.38 in the area, down from $3.40 a week ago and $3.54 a month ago.

September 18th, 12:06 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Evacuation Orders Lifted in Manatee County
Evacuation Orders Lifted in Manatee County

As winds from Hurricane Ian continue to diminish, Manatee County Public Safety and Administration are lifting the mandatory evacuation orders which have been in effect since Tuesday morning.

59 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
Skyway Bridge closed due to high winds
Skyway Bridge closed due to high winds

MANATEE COUNTY (WSNN) - Florida Highway Patrol has made the decision to close the Skyway Bridge in both directions. Because of winds ranging from 65-75 mph, the bridge will be closed. It will remain closed until the storm passes and the inclement weather

21 hrs 58 mins ago by Robert Weich
Manatee County expands evacuation orders ahead of Hurricane Ian
Manatee County expands evacuation orders ahead of Hurricane Ian

Manatee county officials have expanded evacuation orders for residents.. as did Sarasota and Charlotte Counties. 

September 27th, 6:46 PM EDT by Valezka Nava
Thousands of sandbags prepped in Bradenton for Hurricane Ian
Thousands of sandbags prepped in Bradenton for Hurricane Ian

Sandbags are a hot commodity today, and the City of Bradenton started its distribution early this morning.

September 26th, 1:54 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Manatee County orders hurricane evacuations for certain areas
Manatee County orders hurricane evacuations for certain areas

MANATEE COUNTY (WSNN) - A mandatory evacuation order and a voluntary evacuation order has been issued by Manatee County because of Hurricane Ian's expected arrival. Residents that live in Zone A are under a mandatory evacuation order, effective at 8 a.m.

September 26th, 11:47 AM EDT by Robert Weich
Schools open Monday, sandbag locations detailed around Suncoast
Schools open Monday, sandbag locations detailed around Suncoast

Schools open Monday, sandbag locations detailed around Suncoast

September 25th, 6:37 PM EDT by Marco La Manno

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