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Tree care in Florida is different from tree care up north, and on Arbor Day on Gulf Coast Live, an ISA Certified Arborist from Naples shares his expertise on how to handle our trees’ unique needs.

Legislation by Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, is moving from the Senate to the U.S.House. It requires backup jets to be available to gather hurricane atmospheric information.

Hurricane season doesn't officially start until June 1, but preparations are already underway. The National Weather Service outlined some new ways it's warning Floridians about possible danger at a briefing Tuesday in Tampa. 

Photo: Michael Hirsh, WGCU; Image: National Weather Service

The longest serving county emergency manager in the State of Florida retires today. Charlotte County Commissioners are marking the day by declaring Friday "Wayne Sallade Day."

NOAA's fleet of Hurricane Hunter aircraft  is leaving Tampa, but is staying in the Bay area.
 
A 10-year lease was awarded to the City of Lakeland to house the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Aircraft Operations Center at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport starting in the spring of 2017. 

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