Florida Counties Try to Lessen Flood Intensity With Street Alterations
Escambia County knows exactly how flooding can devastate a community. Still reeling from Hurricane Sally, the county faces many problems as they…
Hurricane Sally's Historic Rain, Storm Surge Flood Escambia (PHOTOS)
Escambia County's hurricane and flood risk became clear after Hurricane Sally dumped more than 2 feet of rain and caused nearly $30 million in…
Hurricane Sally Hits Pensacola Hard, Reveals Weaknesses
As Hurricane Sally churned off the Gulf Coast about midday on Sept. 15, Pensacola Mayor Grover C. Robinson IV and Police Chief Tommi Lyter were…
Is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Ready for Flooding?
In 2019, on one of the busiest travel days of the year, flooding shut down the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and forced the…
Escambia County Soaks Up Stormwater With Pervious Pavement
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on FloodTrends.org. Flood Trends has since merged with Flood Defenders to form Flood Defenders…
Jacksonville Confronts Its Flood Risk
Stunned by unexpected, historic flooding that swamped Jacksonville three years ago, the northeast Florida city is taking steps to address its flood…
Storm Surge Leads to Big Losses for Lee County Real Estate
Storm surge costs Florida’s real estate market billions of dollars, on average, every year.
Naples Fights Flooding With Oyster Reefs
How can oysters help keep Naples Bay safe from flooding?
North Port Weedoo Fights Canal Blockages
The City of North Port has taken an innovative approach to clearing their canals with this amphibious vehicle.
How Your Home's Flood Risk Hurts Your Wallet
Realtor.com recently announced they will now use data collected from First Street Foundation's Flood Factor to provide flood risk scores for every…
4 Myths About Flood Insurance Every Florida Homeowner Should Know
For most of America’s history, very few people had flood insurance because it was too risky for insurers and too expensive for homeowners. Then, in…
Jacksonville Residents Ask for Flood Protection
A resounding majority of Duval County residents surveyed say they need more storm protection.
Federal Data Undersells Florida's Flood Risk
How at-risk for flooding is your Florida city? Read more to find out.
Florida City Tops List of Riskiest Flood Places
A new interactive national flood map, developed and released by the non-profit First Street Foundation, identified cities across America that have a…
FEMA Flood Buyout Program Not Doing Enough for Florida Counties
Despite spending the most money on flood damage, Florida only ranked 23rd of the 49 states using the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) home…