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Orlando, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Irene:

All that rain? It was courtesy of the newly formed Tropical Storm Bertha

The second named storm of the season forms close to the South Carolina coast on Wednesday. Bertha made landfall and will continue to travel over land. → Read More

LIVE RADAR: Storms spread across Central Florida; several hail reports

Temps will remain warm across Central Florida for Wednesday. → Read More

System near Florida Straits likely to become 2020′s first tropical system by Saturday

There could be a tropical depression or tropical storm by the end of this week as the system nears the Bahamas and expected to remain over water → Read More

Burn ban in effect for Orange County; moderate drought continues across Central Florida

Avoid igniting fires, these can spread quicker as drought worsens → Read More

System near the Bahamas has a 50% chance of forming this weekend

Lots of moisture will meander around the Bahamas this weekend → Read More

Central Florida tornadoes: NWS employees survey damage amid COVID-19

Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields said a quiet weather pattern will return to Central Florida on Tuesday. → Read More

Near-record heat to begin workweek; rain chance rise

There will be near-record temperatures to begin the workweek around Central Florida. → Read More

Sweating at home! In-house workouts booming & locals teaching them

Exercise can help you get a break, ramp-up endorphins and even get more energy. → Read More

Spring cleaning? Thinking about burning trash? Not so fast, burn bans in effect for parts of Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Many people are taking advantage of the “at-home free time” by doing their spring cleaning. If you are doing the deep spring cleaning, you are now stocked with piles of items for donations and other big piles of items to the trash. The donation piles perhaps can wait out in your garage or shed. But what do you do with the trash pile? Don’t think about burning it if you are in… → Read More

“Music in Our School Month” pivot to alternative due to Coronavirus pandemic

An option to still celebrate the 6th Annual Teach Music Week amid COVID-19 pandemic → Read More

SpaceX aborts mission to launch batch of Starlink satellites into orbit

SpaceX is all set to launch another batch of Starlink satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit Saturday morning. → Read More

Aquaponics: Winter gardening reaches new heights

ORLANDO Fla. — A sustainable garden, not in our backyard but in a rooftop in Winter Garden has everything from a fish farm to produce to a water filtration system. In this type of sustainable gardens are becoming more popular, they are sustainable, require less space, may serve many ecological causes and a rooftop garden can mitigate dangerous heat in urban areas. George Waldenberger visited… → Read More

Valentine’s Day: how a changing climate affects the multibillion-dollar business

ORLANDO, Fla. — You’ve probably seen them in stores shortly after Christmas ended -- lots of Valentine’s Day chocolates and roses ready and stocked. But where do these millions of flowers come from? Where do they grow? Roses are a $20 billion business. Sixty percent of the flowers sold in the U.S. come from Colombia or Ecuador. To meet the high demand for the date, these flowers are grown in… → Read More

9 facts: Central Florida's hot Halloween; children more at risk for heat-related illnesses

Summer is officially be done, and many of us were looking forward to a cooler or at least less humid Halloween, but this year, Central Florida’s trick-or-treating is forecast to be hot and very humid. → Read More

Severe storms on the move, cold front to bring comfy conditions; watching the tropics

Wednesday is a transitional weather day across Central Florida. → Read More

Watching Atlantic tropical depression; Tropical Storm Imelda forms near Texas

The tropics continue to be busy. → Read More

Tropical Storm Dorian crosses Barbados; loses a bit of strength, moves WNW

Drier air limits shower activity Saturday across Central Florida. → Read More

EYE ON THE TROPICS:: Tropical Storm Dorian movin closer to Caribbean; TS watch in Puerto Rico

Drier air limits shower activity Saturday across Central Florida. → Read More

Tropical wave to potentially increase rain chance to Central Florida

This system could potentially bring a surge in moisture to Florida. → Read More

Florida's alligator egg hunt: the world's most successful sustainability story

Alligators and Florida. You can bet there is at least one of these creatures in every puddle in Florida, often more than one. → Read More