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Hurricane Season 2006

June 1st marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. The National Hurricane Center is predicting up to 16 named storms this year, including six major hurricanes. Is Tampa Bay ready for this hurricane season? Who’s in charge during an emergency? Can we count on FEMA if disaster strikes our area? Those are just some of the questions we asked our panel of experts

Program Schedule

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Larry Gispert - Hillsobrough County Emergency Operations Director
Gary Vickers - Pinellas County Emergency Operations Director
Cherie Jacobs - Spokesperson - Progress Energy



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