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Lat: 28.55°N / Lon: -81.34°W | Elev: 102 ft. | Last update: 28 Jan 23:53 pm EST

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Humidity: 75%
Barometer: 30.30 in.
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Visibility: 10.00 mi.

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FEMA extends deadline for responses to to Multifamily Lease and repair program

FEMA will extend the deadline for property owners to submit responses to FEMA’s Request for  Information regarding the Multifamily Lease and Repair program. 
Breaking News: Prescribed burn today at Lake Apopka North Shore
The St. Johns River Water Management District is conducting a 103-acre prescribed burn today at its Lake Apopka North Shore in Lake County.
Blue-green algae found in Lake Ola
Lake Ola is a 426-acre body of water that sits in the northwest corner of Orange County near the town of Tangerine, about eight miles from the center of Apopka.
Orange County receives 16th straight Tree City USA designation
The Tree City USA program celebrates towns and cities’ growing commitment to increasing their urban tree canopy and demonstrating higher tree care and community engagement levels during the calendar year.
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Federal support for Hurricane Ian recovery totals $5.2 billion
These efforts have been supported by more than 4,000 responders from FEMA and other federal agencies who have been on the ground since landfall.
Cost of turning old Florida tree farm into a discount store is too high
The dispute involves 49 acres of undeveloped land in Stuart. The property used to be a tree farm. The owner wants to turn it into a 160,000-square-foot Costco, an 18-pump gas station, and 378 apartments.
Flood forecasts in real-time with block-by-block data could save lives – a new machine learning method makes it possible
The extreme flooding and mudslides across California took many drivers by surprise. Sinkholes swallowed cars, highways became fast-moving rivers of water, entire neighborhoods were evacuated.
What to do for landscape plants and turf after a hard freeze
Take deep breaths and keep Taylor Swift’s song, “Shake it Off,” in the back of your mind every time you have that urge to cut something back. Look the other way until early to mid-March.
Drought conditions developing in areas of North Florida after low rainfall in December
December rainfall was less than half the average for this time of year throughout the St. Johns River Water Management District’s 18-county region.
Impacted by Two Hurricanes: What You Need to Know
FEMA ensures survivors receive all eligible assistance while preventing duplication of federal benefits. One way the agency achieves this is to require a separate application for each disaster.  
One week left for Hurricane Ian survivors to apply for FEMA assistance
Homeowners and renters in many counties in Florida, including Orange, have until January 12th to apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Florida's Wetlands: Even my hard-headed dad understood their importance
The Floridatown wetlands that had once lined the bay could have soaked up that surge from Hurricane Ivan. The houses that had replaced them didn’t do nearly as well.
Study: Gentrification and increased property values follow hurricanes
Study co-author and Resources for the Future fellow Yanjun "Penny" Liao said they found home prices in hurricane-ravaged areas are 5% higher on average than in unaffected ones
Green streets: why protecting urban parks and bush is vital as our cities grow and become denser
Green spaces are any areas of unsealed urban land with some form of vegetation cover. We focused on three types – private gardens, parks with native vegetation, and parks with introduced vegetation.