Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Staff Contacts | Home RSS
Dolphin Key Resort helped community after Hurricane Irma

May 18, 2018 One local business owner said the strongest emotion she felt following Hurricane Irma was how her core staff remained loyal and calm, as well as the Cape Coral community reaching out to one another... more »»

Friends’ help make riding out a hurricane doable

May 18, 2018 One thing a Cape Coral resident took away from experiencing Hurricane Irma is that it’s better to weather a storm with others. “Not being alone, I think that was very important,” Ron Michaletez sai. more »»

Lessons learned on Fort Myers Beach: Hurricane Irma

May 18, 2018 It was Fort Myers Beach Fire Chief Matt Love’s first time facing a hurricane. But, the experience was similar to the wildfire campaigns he faced in Colorado in terms of the sense of tension, he said. more »»

Atlantic storm names for 2018

May 18, 2018 The Atlantic storm names for 2018 are: * Alberto * Beryl * Chris * Debby * Ernesto * Florence * Gordon * Helene * Isaac * Joyce * Kirk * Leslie * Michael * Nadine * Oscar * Patty * Rafael * Sara *... more »»

Emergency Operations Center

May 18, 2018 The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is the focal point for coordination of emergency response and recovery activities throughout Lee Count. more »»

Shelter issues & pet-friendly shelters

May 18, 2018 General Population Shelters What you need to know: Lee County, as well as the greater Southwest Florida region, has a shortage of evacuation shelters. more »»

Flooding risks: Be informed

May 18, 2018 What is the risk of flooding in Lee County? • In Lee County, flood risk generally results from two types of storm events: Wave surge from hurricanes may cause coastal flooding; and heavy rainfall... more »»

People with disabilities and special needs

May 18, 2018 Estimates vary, but as many as one in four people live with some type of disability. Sometimes signs are obvious, such as a wheelchair, a guide dog or a cane. more »»

Utility tips

May 18, 2018 Lee County offers the following tips for dealing with utility-related issues before, during and after a storm: Water Locate the emergency water shut-off valve for the residence and remove any... more »»

Generator safety

May 18, 2018 One key to surviving more comfortably after a hurricane is having a generator. When a storm takes out the power grid, it can be days to weeks before power is restore. more »»

Generator use and safety precautions

May 18, 2018 When the power goes off, many residents turn to emergency generators to power refrigerators, freezers, lights, fans and other appliances. If you use a generator, extreme caution is required. more »»

How strong is a house against the wind?

May 18, 2018 With sustained speeds of over 140 mph, wind is one of the most dramatic elements most people associate with hurricanes. more »»

10 questions for assisted living facilities or nursing care facilities

May 18, 2018 Those with family members in an assisted living or nursing care facility may want to ask a few questions concerning storm and post-storm safety for residents: 1. more »»

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

May 18, 2018 The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale from the National Hurricane Center: * Category One Hurricane: Sustained winds of 74-95 mph, 64-82 knots, or 119-153 kph. more »»

Roof repair tips

May 18, 2018 While waiting for licensed contractors, there are temporary remedies for leaks. more »»

Hurricane hazards

May 18, 2018 Living in Southwest Florida means that each year from June 1 through Nov. 30, residents are at risk of being impacted by a hurricane. more »»

Drainage systems require maintenance; report problems now

May 18, 2018 Lee County has a system of canals, ditches, and waterways that serve to direct the flow of floodwater. more »»

Plan. Prepare. Pass it on.

May 18, 2018 Each spring the clock “springs forward” one hour, batteries get changed in smoke detectors and we scramble to file our taxes on tim. more »»

Prepare an all-hazards supply kit

May 18, 2018 Prepare your Go-Kit Having a basic survival kit ready to sustain yourself and your family after an emergency is an essential part of preparation. more »»

Preparing your boat for a hurricane

May 18, 2018 Precautions for boat owners The key to protecting your boat from hurricanes or any severe weather is planning, preparation, and timely action. more »»



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web