President Biden arrived in Florida Saturday, visiting parts of the state that were nearly destroyed after Hurricane Idalia ripped through earlier this week.
FOX Corporation has launched a donation drive for relief efforts by the American Red Cross following Hurricane Idalia, the company announced on Friday.
The hurricane, which made landfall Wednesday, battering beach towns and fishing communities including Horseshoe Beach, Florida.
Copper the pup went on an "unexpected adventure," the Charlotte County Emergency Management team said, but was reunited with its owner, thanks to an animal control officer.
The Biden administration initially asked for $12 billion in additional funding for FEMA's disaster relief fund, which helps with rescue and relief efforts.
Analysts said the fast-moving nature of the storm and its path over rural communities helped prevent a worst-case scenario. Some of the worst impacted counties were Dixie, Levy and Taylor.
Cleanup efforts are underway from Florida to the Carolinas after Hurricane Idalia made landfall and left a trail of destruction after blasting the region with destructive winds, a powerful storm surge, and flooding from torrential rain.
Authorities have attributed at least three deaths to Idalia -- two in Florida and one in Georgia. The storm is forecast to move away from North Carolina on Thursday while dumping heavy rain on coastal areas of the state.
Dramatic video shows the moment a vehicle, propelled by a strong gust of wind, flies into the air before crashing down onto another car.
The deadly Category 3 hurricane hit along the coast of the Florida Big Bend near Keaton Beach about 7:45 a.m. local time, posing an immediate threat to lives and properties with 125 mph winds and significant flooding.
Cleanup is beginning in Florida after Hurricane Idalia has left behind storm and flooding damage.
Cleanup is beginning in Florida after Idalia has left behind flooding and wind damage.
An electrically charged sky gave U.S. Air Force pilots a rare light show while evacuating planes in Florida ahead of Hurricane Idalia.
Extremely dangerous Category 3 Hurricane Idalia makes landfall in the Florida Big Bend. Maximum sustained winds were estimated to be 125 mph. Catastrophic storm surge and damaging winds are ongoing.
The time to prepare is over and a dire situation is unfolding along Florida’s Gulf Coast as Category 4 Hurricane Idalia continues to rapidly intensify in the Gulf of Mexico. Catastrophic, life-threatening storm surge and destructive winds will pound the state’s Big Bend region as the monster storm nears the coast just hours away from landfall.
Residents of Florida are bracing for the worst as Hurricane Idalia is expected to hit land by tomorrow morning. FOX 9’s Ariel Pllasencia has the latest from Tampa.
Hurricane Idalia is set to become a category 3 hurricane as it approaches the Florida coast. FOX 9’s Madison Scarpino is live in St. Petersburg, Florida, with the latest.
Clouds and rain are increasing as the “clam before the storm” approaches Florida while people work to board up homes and evacuate.
Hurricane Idalia's storm surge will pack a one-two punch as landfall is forecast to happen on Florida's Gulf Coast during a full Moon and high tide for some areas.
Satellite imagery from NOAA showed the power of Hurricane Idalia and Hurricane Franklin at sunrise on Tuesday morning.