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Tropical Storm Expected To Make Impact Thursday

In preparation for the approaching tropical storm, Apollo Beach area resident, Ted Lively, 69, picks up sandbags this morning (Tuesday, 8/30) at Hillsborough County's...

Area Residents Encouraged To Be Go-Bag Ready Year Round For Family...

By Tamas Mondovics As each official hurricane season (June1-October 31) begins, Hillsborough County and Tampa Bay area residents are encouraged to be weather emergency ready...

Hurricane Expo Helps Residents Stay Prepared For Storm Season Ahead

By Tamas Mondovics “Partners In Preparedness” has been chosen as the theme of Hillsborough County’s 2017 Hurricane Expo, a free event organized by disaster response...

Hurricane Irma Tests Community Resilience As First Major Storm To Hit...

By Tamas Mondovics It has been 12 years since Hurricane Wilma, the last major storm to make landfall in the state of Florida and the...

Residents Urged To Prepare For Dangerous Winter/Spring Weather

By Tamas Mondovics with contributions from Michelle Colesanti “Business is not as usual,” said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Warning Coordination Meteorologist Dan Noah as...

Hurricane Irma Disaster Recovery, Veteran’s Field Of Honor Ceremony & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Annual Fall Festival At Alafia River State Park The Friends of Alafia and Alafia River State Park will host the...

Official 2016 Hurricane Season Leaves 14 Named Storms In Its Wake

After leaving 14 named storms including Hurricane Hermine and Matthew in its wake, the 2016 hurricane season gave clear testimony to the need to...

Storm Yard Debris Collection For Hillsborough County

Residents cleaning up their yards can start disposing of vegetative storm debris as yard waste collections begin in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Service Area,...

UPDATE – Schools to Reopen Monday, Sept. 18th

After update from TECO at Emergency Operation Center, Superintendent Jeff Eakins has moved school opening to Monday, Sept. 18 when all schools should have...

Summer Eclipse To Be Celebrated On Forever Stamp With Hot Idea

Staff Report This summer, the Postal Service will put out a cool first-of-its-kind Forever stamp. It uses the heat of your finger to change the...