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The Calm After the Storm: Cleaning Up After Hurricane Irma

The big hurricane of the season for our area just roared through. This was one of the most powerful storms I can remember there being in the Tampa Bay area since I’ve been alive. We’re fortunate enough to have only had minor damage compared to what could have occurred. Still, there was a lot of destruction throughout the area. A big part of Continue reading The Calm After the Storm: Cleaning Up After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma: Sandbags in Pinellas County

Sandbag distribution locations were opened today in response to Hurricane Irma for unincorporated parts of Pinellas County. These locations are being inundated with people looking for¬†sandbags to protect their homes from flood and rainwater. Currently, the wait for sandbags is 2 hours. There’s a lot of sand according to the park ranger directing traffic, but if your in a low lying area it might be worth the wait, because the sand could run out like it did today in Clearwater.¬† Sandbags will help with Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Sandbags in Pinellas County