Weather Advisory – Hurricane Irma

Check the status of transit agencies in FL If you reside along the US east coast, chances are, you’ve been following the progress of Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma has become an intense and dangerous storm – sustaining Category 4 strength during much of this weekend. The storm is expected to batter the Caribbean before eventuallyContinue reading “Weather Advisory – Hurricane Irma”

Weather Advisory – Tropical Storm Emily

It’s been forecasted all this week that much of Florida will be experiencing a lot of rain and some winds. This is because of a tropical system that has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. As of this morning, the National Weather Service has upgraded the system to Tropical Storm Emily. During the next fewContinue reading “Weather Advisory – Tropical Storm Emily”

Hurricane Season 2017

It’s that time again…June 1…the official start of Hurricane Season. While the Tampa Bay region was largely spared from a major hurricane last year, one of which was Hurricane Matthew, there is no reason to not be prepared for “the big one”. The Tampa Bay region has not been hit with a major hurricane sinceContinue reading “Hurricane Season 2017”

Weather Advisory – Watching Hurricane Matthew

If you reside along the US east coast, chances are, you’ve been following the progress of Hurricane Matthew. Hurricane Matthew has become an intense and dangerous storm – briefly reaching Category 5 status in just a matter of 36 hours a couple days ago. Even now, it remains a powerful Category 4 storm as itContinue reading “Weather Advisory – Watching Hurricane Matthew”

UPDATE: Tropical system develops into Tropical Depression 9

Things can change in the matter of just a few days, or even a few hours when it comes to the weather. Late Sunday, “Invest 99L” developed into Tropical Depression 9 and is expected to become a Tropical Storm by late today or going into Tuesday. While the forecast track and the intensity of theContinue reading “UPDATE: Tropical system develops into Tropical Depression 9”

Weather Advisory – Tropical System to possibly strike Florida this upcoming week

UPDATE AS OF 5:00PM, 8/28/16 – Weather.com With Hurricane Season approaching its annual peak activity period, we need to remain prepared for the worst if it happens. Florida has been very fortunate to not get hit with anything stronger than a tropical storm in the past few years, but that luck could run out soonerContinue reading “Weather Advisory – Tropical System to possibly strike Florida this upcoming week”

Weather Advisory for 6/5/16 through 6/8/16

Due to the threat of severe weather, transit agencies are prepared for the worst. If in the event that transit services become suspended, please make sure to have alternative arrangements made so that you are not left stranded at a particular place. Tropical system to impact Florida During the course of Sunday, June 5 throughContinue reading “Weather Advisory for 6/5/16 through 6/8/16”

STORM MODE – Tropical Storm Erika

From now through at least Monday, I will be in #StormMode. This means that all planned blog posts will be suspended so that I can share important updates and information to the public. This includes updates on Erika, as well as transit service interruptions and road closures. Please be sure to follow me on TwitterContinue reading “STORM MODE – Tropical Storm Erika”

Hurricane Season 2015 has officially begun

It’s that time again…June 1…the official start of Hurricane Season. While it is predicted to be a quiet season this year, that does not mean a major storm could strike the US coastline…especially Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay region has not been hit with a major hurricane since the 2004 season, when Hurricane Charley –Continue reading “Hurricane Season 2015 has officially begun”

HRT Snow Routes

Back in December, I told you about Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) working on a system of Snow Routes, designed to provide basic bus services in the event that sustained snowfall is forecasted to exceed six inches. In the last few weeks, HRT has unveiled those Snow Routes and installed blue “snowflake” signs at designated busContinue reading “HRT Snow Routes”