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What SWFL Is Talking About 9/19

Collier County Sheriif’s Deputies arrested 26 year old Graciela Cruz-Padron after she showed up at an elementary school to pick up her child and school officials determined that she was “too high” to be driving. Cruz-Padron also left another child in the car alone for close to an hour, however the car was running and…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/18

Police continue to investigate a body found in a Golden Gate canal yesterday. The dead man has been identified as 18 year old Anthony Green who had been reported missing Saturday night. Police say Green got into an altercation at a party Saturday night and tried to get away but got stuck in the canal.…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/17

Last week we had a crowded Tropical Weather situation with four named storms...we've seen tremendous weakening of those storms over the weekend. Isaac has weakened to the point. The National Hurricane Center gives Isaac only a 20% chance of reorganization. Florence now a Tropical Depression and headed to the Northeast. 17  people have died due…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/14

Florence's outer bands lashed at coastal North Carolina this morning  power is off to almost 200,000 residents as the storm clockeed in with nearly 100 mph winds. Florence was downgraded  to a Category 1 late Thursday, but remains a dangerous hurricane. As of 5 AM ET, the eye of Hurricane Florence was still off the coast of Wilmington,…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/13

Some better news in the Tropics.Hurricane Florence has weakened a bit as it approaches the U.S. mainland and is now a Category 2 hurricane, however major storm surge and flooding rains are still probable. The size of the storm has grown and the fact that the storm will stall over land has officials very concerned…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/12

Hurricane Florence, a powerful Category 4 storm moving closer to North Carolina and South Carolina is in the path as the tracks of the storm has changed somewhat overnight. The storm is forecast to make landfall early morning Friday between midnight and 5 a.m. as a major hurricane. A representative from FEMA said that power could be knocked out…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/11

It's Patriots Day and National 9-11 Remembrance Day   Hurricane Florence has re-strengthened into a Category-4 storm…The latest forecast track has been shifted, but impact will be felt from South Carolina to as far north as Maryland and Delaware. Florence is forecast to slow down and dump close to 30 inches of rain across parts…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/10

Hurricane Florence is about 1000 miles off the U.S. coast, but looks to be a major threat to hit the U.S mainland as a potential Cat-4 storm....Forecasters believe Florence could hit anywhere from Georgia to Virginia with flooding being the major threat. In all three hurricanes are out there...Helene looks like it won't be a…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/7

Tropical activity is brewing in the Atlantic with several systems showing signs of further development....Florence is now a Tropical Storm...but could be upgraded again to a hurricane by next week. Wind shear has taken its toll on Florence and an updated model  pulls Florence more to the east and north and perhaps just missing the US…

What SWFL Is Talking About 9/6

Shots rang out in a usually quiet neighborhood in Cape Coral Tuesday night. A man reported he was followed home by two men driving a black hatchback. They were wearing ski masks and apparently shot at the man, he was unhurt. No arrests have been made.