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After roof damage from Hurricane Charley in 2004 and flood damage from Irma, she said she is ready for a fresh start elsewhere. mshanklin@orlandosentinel.com or 407-420-5538. Meet Wendy Lopez, the 29-year-old executive chef at Tapa Toro. CAPTION. Women are fighting for recognition in the ...
It's the third such mission for Hoff, who traveled to Florida after Hurricane Charley struck in 2004 and then to the western Gulf Coast one year later following Hurricane Katrina. Calling the devastation left by Katrina the worst he's ever seen, Hoff said the damage in Puerto Rico didn't seem that bad upon his ...

That arena was battered during Hurricane Charley in 2004 and became mired in disrepair during the economic downturn. The former location sits along U.S. 17, less than three miles southwest of the new arena. The old, open-to-the-elements arena has 6,500 seats, and many of the sight lines are poor.
The retirees had moved to the manufactured home community in the 1400 block of 90th Avenue after Hurricane Charley destroyed their Punta Gorda home in 2004. Two gunshots ended their lives Friday, Indian River County sheriff's officials said. More: Missing Port St. Lucie man found on Greyhound bus ...
Constance wanted to know if agencies like Florida Power and Light had any kind of preemptive trimming policy that could be implemented before the next big storm to reduce the mass of fallen trees and limbs in the future. In Charlotte County, Constance found that the area that was hit by Hurricane Charley ...
A chart of the economy in Punta Gorda after Hurricane Charley in 2004 showed a sharp rise over the ensuing years. Hurricane Katrina was the exception, he said. Jones, the chief economist and senior vice president of Stewart Title Guaranty Co., entertained the crowd with his lively and often humorous ...
Many were damaged by Hurricane Charley in 2004. A developer has a plan to replace those beat-up buildings with a new hotel, restaurants and shops. Opponents say that plan calls for too many hotel rooms and not enough parking spaces. They are not against redevelopment, but the rub is achieving a ...
In Bloomington, Velda Kennell, who was serving as a cook, said she and her husband, long-time MDS guru Leonard, started serving together in 2005 after Hurricane Charley (along with three other hurricanes) struck Florida in 2004. While Velda cooks for the Bloomington volunteers, Leonard assists as a ...
She's Lily -- a face that's become synonymous with the eponymous Sanibel Island jewelry store Lily & Co. Lily is a chocolate labradoodle who came into Karen's life two years before she and business partner Dan Schuyler opened their jewelry store. Karen, who is also a long-time Captiva Realtor, says the ...
"It's an interesting mix of modern and natural materials," Jones said. Home three is located on a bayou near the wildlife refuge, surrounded by nature. Damaged in 2004 during Hurricane Charley, the home was remodeled and opened up, then packed with artwork. "There is a lot of natural light," Jones said.
But Adkins says that right now, nothing trumps safety. "I think this is technology that we have to put into our budget, now," he said. Charlotte County school officials say they rebuilt a number of schools after Hurricane Charley to be more secure, creating fewer ways in or out. Lee County did not say if they ...
The city has both allowed and permitted the use of non-flat vinyl molds that incorporate poured and reinforced concrete for more than a decade, at least since Hurricane Charley in 2004. "Corrugated vinyl" seawalls, in fact, dot Cape canals and are a preferred - and cheaper choice - for certain types of ...
It purchased this property for $5.6 million, and also bought what's now Crescent Beach Park, after Hurricane Charley hit the buildings on those properties. The Seafarer's property is about .72 acres. In 2011, the county razed the buildings left on the property. Since then, the property has sat vacant - mostly.
In Bloomington, Velda Kennell, who was serving as a cook, said she and her husband, long-time MDS guru Leonard, started serving together in 2005 after Hurricane Charley (along with three other hurricanes) struck Florida in 2004. While Velda cooks for the Bloomington volunteers, Leonard assists as a ...
Shabby vacant buildings: You'll notice them on your left when driving onto Fort Myers Beach from Matanzas Pass Bridge. Commercial properties on Estero Island's bayside have languished for more than a decade. Many were damaged by Hurricane Charley in 2004. A developer has a plan to replace those ...
It is due time to rejuvenate our vital downtown area. Fort Myers Beach deserves an upgrade from the unattractive eyesore that island residents and visitors have endured every single day since Hurricane Charley damaged the area more than 13 years ago. Especially so since the blighted area ...

Then, the canker eradication war ended following the big blow from Hurricane Charley in 2004. Canker wasn't defeated. Growers now use a variety of means, including costly inputs, to keep their trees as healthy as possible, to contain impact from the disease. Klockow didn't think her trees in southwest ...
The Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire has taken place at Lakes Park for most of its existence, except for the three years it moved to Lehigh Acres after Hurricane Charley damaged Lakes Park. "When we started, Lakes Park was a driveway and a parking lot," Short says. "And we put the park on the map.".
A little more than a month after Hurricane Charley ravaged the central Florida Peninsula in 2004, Hurricane Ivan made landfall near the border of southern Alabama and the western Florida panhandle. Ivan produced a significant amount of wind and storm surge damage along the Florida Panhandle and ...
In fact, she was vacationing in Oak Island in 2004 when Hurricane Charley made landfall as a Category 1 storm in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The winds were so strong, they blew off the roof to their building while her family was still inside. Kristin captured it all on video and that was when she committed ...
When she was just three years old, Kondos' home was severely damaged by Hurricane Charley. It took nearly three years to repair the house and get things back in order. During that time, Kondos learned to play the piano and cello as a way of coping with the devastation around her. With that difficult ...
The home is newly renovated after being damaged by Hurricane Charley in 2004. The home is a new beginning for Smiley, her 12-year-old son and her 17-year old daughter Osyria, who will be joining the navy. "She's always been a top-notch role model to me. I've wanted to follow in her footsteps and it's ...
The first billion-dollar hurricane disaster of the year was Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas on August 25, becoming the first Category 4 storm to make landfall in the US since Hurricane Charley in 2004. But Harvey will be long remembered, not for destructive winds up to 150 mph, but for the ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association bombogenesis is a process of rapid intensification that can lead to especially dangerous winds and precipitation. The latest storm which formed south of the Florida peninsula last week marched up the East Coast this ...
Hurricane Charley, which made landfall in the state as a Category 4 in 2004, was previously the strongest storm to hit the area. But after Irma tore through Central Florida in September, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs said the storm damage was far greater than Charley's aftermath. Charley was a ...
A February 2017 snowstorm that hit the Northeast led to blizzard conditions and snowfall rates up to 4 inches (10 centimeters) per hour in some places, according to NOAA. Hurricane Charley in 2004 is a good tropical example. The hurricane, which hit southwest Florida as a Category 4 hurricane, dropped ...
You may have heard or read about a storm undergoing "bombogenesis." What exactly does that weather term mean? In simple terms, bombogenesis is a storm that undergoes rapid strengthening. The vast majority of such storms occur over the ocean. The storm can be tropical or non-tropical in nature.
Counties also gave out free mulch after Hurricane Charley in 2004, and Rohaley said he remembered what happened then. "Of course when Charley hit, people said, 'Hey free mulch lets go get it!' All of a sudden I put it in their house and a week or 10 days later people start calling and complaining cause ...
Looking at the weather service's recent handling of Hurricane Ophelia, Fleming said there had been enormous leaps in technology and accuracy compared to, say, Hurricane Charley back in 1986. "Everybody now looks at the weather radar if they want to plan a day out or if they're cycling somewhere or if ...
All of Tampa Bay breathed a sigh of relief when Hurricane Charley changed track before making landfall in Florida on August 13, 2004. Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, and other towns, however, suddenly found themselves facing the full brunt of Charley's devastating power. By the time it had made its way ...
Vice Mayor Mick Denham noted that it took about five years for Hurricane Charley recovery. "It's going to be several years before we get our money back," he said. At the meeting, the council appointed three members to the Sanibel Planning Commission. Dr. Phillip Marks, chair of the commission, was ...
The master-planned Sunseeker Resort would revitalize a blighted area of waterfront that never bounced back after Hurricane Charley in 2004 and that represents the most significant development there in years. CONTENTIOUS TOWN HALLS. The wave of contentious congressional town hall meetings that ...
He gave me a grand tour of Punta Gorda, which had been almost entirely flattened by Hurricane Charley six years earlier. Driving around town, Robin provided running commentary on all the places that had recently been rebuilt. He explained what it was like to live through the storm and talked about his ...
Harvey is the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004. August 26-29, 2017 - Harvey is downgraded to a tropical storm, but stalls over land causing extreme flooding in Texas. August 30, 2017 - After retreating from the Houston area back to the gulf of ...
G'day mate. And, good-bye. A small stand of exotic and invasive Australian pines will be cut down this week on a causeway island park between the south Fort Myers mainland and Sanibel Island. A contractor for Lee County Parks & Recreation is removing 11 trees on Causeway Island B. That's the island ...
The city's technology has advanced significantly since Hurricane Charley in 2004, White said. Winter Park efficiently used an application to log details regarding damage location and costs. More training with GIS tracking and having people who are immediately fluent with the programs would be helpful for ...
That's just the chaos from the past week, but the Lone Star State has seen Hurricane Harvey wreak havoc by becoming the first Category 4 hurricane to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Charley in 2004. Florida was hit my Irma, another Cat 4 cane, while Peurto Rico was slammed by Maria which was yet another ...
For example, in August 2004, Hurricane Charley initially came ashore in Florida at Sanibel Island, located in Lee County and just outside of Fort Myers. Then, it immediately ricocheted off Sanibel and moved into Port Charlotte, located in Charlotte County. While President Bush declared Charlotte County a ...
[3] The first, Hurricane Charley, hit Ormond Beach on Aug. 13, 2004. Following Hurricane Charley, Hurricane Frances struck on Sept. 2, 2004. A third catastrophe, Hurricane Jeanne, struck Surfside Resort on Sept. 25, 2004. Surfside Resort was severely damaged by three events in the span of less than 45 ...
The 2017 hurricane season is over, and New Orleans dodged all the bullets. Though hurricane Nate may have prompted some to evacuate, it was Hurricane Harvey in east Texas and western Louisiana, along with Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Hurricane Irma in Florida, that caused the biggest ...
Other examples of storms that underwent bombogenesis are Hurricane Charley in 2004 and Hurricane Wilma in 2005. The Blizzard of 2015 (Jan. 26-27), the Bering Sea storm of December 2015 and the northeastern United States storm of late-October 2017 experienced bombogenesis. Storms that undergo bombogenesis ...
It is a true story about Zach Bonner, a boy who was able to make a difference after Hurricane Charley. After the movie, students wrote letters to ...
Still, this year's haul still doesn't hold a candle to the one after Hurricane Charley in 2004, said volunteer Frank Fontaine. "After Charley, we ...
Hurricane Charley hit Florida in August 2004, causing significant damage to Orlando during the last month of the market's traditional peak ...
Sue Haugen recalled similar piles at the same location after Hurricane Charley, but she noticed differences in the type of debris this time.
After 2004's Hurricane Charley stormed through, a 2005 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) report found that houses built after ...
Meteorologists Jim Farrell (WINK) and Robert Van Winkle (NBC2) explain the science behind Hurricane Charley's turn toward Southwest ...
But I did not hear sounds of destruction, as I had during Hurricane Charley in 2004. I did not hear debris striking my house. No sounds of trees ...
Meteorologists Jim Farrell (WINK) and Robert Van Winkle (NBC2) explain the science behind Hurricane Charley's turn toward Southwest ...


 

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