Readers asked what they should do with their boats while the Gulfport dinghy dock and Williams Pier is under construction.
As Idalia ramps up in the Gulf of Mexico, The Gabber Newspaper will release updates. Read about sandbags, evacuations, and call centers. Bookmark this page and check back often for common-sense guidance.
Both Pinellas County and The Gabber Newspaper encourage residents and visitors to get their forecast updates at the National Hurricane Center. The NHC releases updated forecasts and advisories at 2 a.m., 5 a.m., 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m., and 11 p.m. We strongly discourage readers from taking weather advice from any other models.
After Hurricane Idalia struck Florida, Madeira Beach Mayor Jim Rostek delivered FEMA news to residents on his golf cart around neighborhoods.
Check out the September 21 letters to the editor of The Gabber Newspaper. This week: yellow Kia, advertising, and Ukrainian benefit concert.
Global warming, beach cleanups, and vodka cran: Things Chris Shablak heard for this week’s “According to Gulfport.”
After Gulfportians watched Hurricane Idalia flood downtown through a webcam, a lonesome yellow Kia soul caught their eye. Here’s her story.
The St. Pete Beach Commission extended the State of Emergency on Sept. 5. Post-Idalia, the beach has eroded to a dangerous point.
With major flooding from Hurricane Idalia, city officials along the beaches discuss the state of the barrier island beaches.
Hurricane Idalia, Floods, and O’Maddy’s: Things Chris Shablak heard for this week’s “According to Gulfport.” — “Hurricane? More like a Hurrican’t.” —Bernie Dougherty, after his house survived
Hurricane Idalia brought some unusual visitors to the Tampa Bay Area: American Flamingos! The Gabber Newspaper talks with a local ornithologist who observed a visiting flock on Treasure Island.
Did you watch Yellow Kia battle Idalia in Gulfport? Here’s time lapse footage of every minute the brave little car spent on Beach.
Here are Idalia updates for Gulfport and Tampa Bay Beaches. Pass-A-Grille has a sewer issue but elsewhere is good.
A power outage on 59th Avenue in St. Pete Beach means a sewer outage, too. Officials ask people to stop using water that goes down a drain.