Hurricane Preparedness radio show I was on...

By: TampaTom, 3:05 PM GMT on August 08, 2007

Click here and check out the 8/7/07 edition of Radioactive talk radio.My co-worker Chris Settle and I are speaking with host Rob Lorei about hurricane preparedness.Two warnings:1) It starts off with the end of the previous program and calls in response to the prior week's call in show. 2) It's about an hour long. You should be snoozing by then!

Updated: 2:47 AM GMT on August 09, 2007

Today's hurricane Preparedness message

By: TampaTom, 2:51 PM GMT on August 01, 2007

This came from Craig Fugate, Director of Florida's Division of Emergency Management.===================================================In 1992 on August 1st, there had been no named storms, we had a new Governor, and the State Budget was a mess with Special Sessions required to set a budget.HURRICANE ANDREWIn 2004 on August 1st, there had been one named storm.HURRICANES CHARLIE - FRANCES - IVAN - JEANWe are now entering the most active period of the Hurricane Season...

So, why not tape your windows?

By: TampaTom, 5:57 PM GMT on July 25, 2007

OK, this is the latest video we did in our office - we're trying to get folks to stop taping their windows.http://vstream1.co.pinellas.fl.us:8080/ramgen/tapestrikesout.rmIt's called Tape Strikes Out... It was a lot of fun to do. The Palm Harbor High School Softball team was awesome... Hope you enjoy.

Updated: 6:10 PM GMT on August 01, 2007

E-Lert wins statewide award

By: TampaTom, 9:20 PM GMT on May 22, 2007

E-Lert, Pinellas County's monthly emergency management newsletter, captured the coveted statewide Public Education/Information Award at the 2007 Governor's Hurricane Conference on May 16. Tom Iovino, the e-newsletter’s editor, was honored at an awards banquet. E-Lert was singled out for this prestigious award for providing valuable information to residents and visitors about severe weather and protective measures. I am one happy guy! :-)

Updated: 9:20 PM GMT on May 22, 2007

Holy smokes!

By: TampaTom, 2:07 PM GMT on May 11, 2007

It's worse out there now than it was on Monday. I went into a meeting this morning at 8:30, and the sun was out.I got out of the meeting at 9:30 - and I can't see across the street.WE NEED RAIN!

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