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Tips to Keep Food Safe During Power Outages

With power outages likely during and after Hurricane Dorian, it is important to know how to keep food safe in your refrigerator and freezer for as long as possible, and when to throw away items. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends setting your freezer temperature at or below zero degrees and your refrigerator temperature […]

Mandatory Evacs for PBC and Martin Zones A, B, and Shelter Info

The eastern half of Palm Beach County is now under a Hurricane Watch due to the approach of Hurricane Dorian. A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or […]

Listen to WFTL for Live, Continuous Coverage of Hurricane Dorian

850 WFTL has continuous, live and local coverage of Hurricane Dorian online and on-air. Tune in as you’re making final preparations and plans for the latest on mandatory evacuations and evacuation routes, shelters, where to get gas and supplies, and more. We’ll keep you informed before, during and after the storm, because…we live here too. […]

Storm Central: Publix Supermarkets with water

Updated: 2:30pm The information in this post is time sensitive and is subject to change. Please check with your local store for changes. Have a tip on where to find water or other Hurricane supplies? Text us at (877) 979-9763! (Data and messaging rates do apply.)   Store Address Water? Publix at Riviera Beach 228 […]

Preparing for Dorian: Updates on Schools, FPL, and More

As you’re making those hurricane preparations, we have the information you need about plans for power restoration, as well as updates on school closures and cancellations, and more. A local state of emergency has been declared for Palm Beach County. Additionally, the County Emergency Operations Center expects to upgrade its activation level on Friday to […]

TS Dorian Heads Toward Caribbean

Tropical Storm Dorian is nearly two thousand miles to the southeast of south Florida with top winds of 50 mph. The storm is projected to continue to move toward the west-northwest. A Tropical Storm Watch is up for Barbados and the lower Leeward Islands Favorable water temperatures and low wind shear in its path will […]

Tropical Storm Dorian’s Potential Local Impact Currently Unknown

Dorian is certainly keeping forecasters guessing, for now. The tropical storm, which formed over the weekend, is currently located more than 2,100 miles to the southeast of South Florida. It has top winds of 40 miles per hour, and should continue moving in a west-northwesterly direction. 2 PM EDT: #Dorian is getting a little better […]