hurricane

Potential Tropical Weather May Affect Florida & Gulf Coast By Early Next Week

There is a 90% chance that in the next 5 days, a disturbance about to enter the Gulf of Mexico near Belize will developed into our first named storm of the season. Potentiall 6"-8" of additional rain through the weekend could raise risks of flooding. Although hurricane season does not officially...
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Five Ways To Help Puerto Rico This Thanksgiving

It has been over two months since hurricanes Irma and Maria made landfall but as the effects of Irma are mostly cleaned up and our attention is focused on Thanksgiving, l ess than half of Puerto Rico has had their electrical power restored , cellular phone service is only at 65% and one in 10...
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Man Donates Doomsday Food Stockpile To Puerto Rico

There has been a lot of negative news to take in over the past few days and weeks. But inside all these heartbreaking headlines lie stories of true human compassion. One such story involves a 74-year old man from New Jersey named Joseph Badame. For the past 40 years he has been stockpiling food and...
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How You Can Help Puerto Rico And Islands Affected By Hurricane Maria

Although we are in our own recovery efforts in Florida after Hurricane Irma, it is estimated it will take decades for Puerto Rico to recover from Hurricane Maria. As the US territory got a direct hit from the category 4 storm it is now evident it's force has destroyed the nation with the entire...
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Tonight's Telethon for Hurricane Victims Adds Even More Star Power

It's going to be a jam packed hour. Tonight's telethon for relief from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma just added more celebrities to the impressive list for the big broadcast. When the program was first announced, it was supposed to be for victims of Hurricane Harvey. That, of course, was before...
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Power Outages/Outage Maps

Losing electricity due to a Tropical Storm or Hurricane can be expected. When power is fully restored depends on a number of circumstances. Please remember to treat all downed power lines as live and STAY AWAY and DO NOT TOUCH IT. Below are the major power suppliers in our area, how to alert them...
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After the Storm

After a Tropical Storm or Hurricane has left our area, the need to keep up to date become more critical. Check here for the most up to date information as we piece life back together. Air Ducks - Clay Electric Cooperative - B&D Electric - Sunstate Federal Credit Union No after storm activity...
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County-By-County Information/Closures/Shelters

Download the radio.com app for iOS (iPhone,iPad) and Android now, add 98.5 KTK to your favorites and never miss an update when it matters most. POWER OUTAGES-CLICK HERE Air Ducks - Clay Electric Cooperative - Gulf Coast Supply - Sunstate Federal Credit Union ACTIVITIES/EVENT CANCELLATIONS-Alachua...
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Storm Push Notifications/Alerts

Download the radio.com app for Apple and Android and stay informed before, during and after the storm! The easiest and quickest way for you to hear and see news reports from 98.5 KTK is with our new app, that will send you push notifications when new or urgent storm information becomes available...
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Active Storms

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a fact of life for the Heart of Florida. It's not a question of "if" as to "when" we will be affected by a storm. So make sure you and your family are prepared. Download the radio.com app [ CLICK HERE & DOWNLOAD FOR APPLE AND ANDROID ] and make 98.5 KTK your...
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