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Hurricane Ian; housing emergency; electric vehicles; Jazz Festival

Tropical Weather Florida
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AP
Visitors to the Southernmost Point buoy brave the high waves from Hurricane Ian crash for photos, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Key West. Ian was forecast to strengthen even more over warm Gulf of Mexico waters, reaching top winds of 140 mph (225 kmh) as it approaches the Florida's southwest coast.

Megan Borowski, a meteorologist with the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network and Florida Storms, joined us with the latest on Hurricane Ian’s path.

Housing Emergency

Jacksonville activists are ramping up their demands that the city declare a housing emergency. Will Brown wrote about this for Jacksonville Today and joined us for a closer look.

Electric Vehicles and Storms

Brad Kelly, President at Snyder in Jacksonville; and Bill Bortzfield, an EV expert who produces content for EV RIDER TV, joined us with some information on how to charge your electric vehicle and use it during a hurricane.

Amelia Island Jazz Festival

The Amelia Island Jazz Festival is scheduled to return to the island this weekend with an impressive lineup of performers. The festival’s artistic director, Les DeMerle, joined us with a preview.

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Heather is the senior producer of WJCT 89.9 FM talk shows including First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, the Florida Roundup and What's Health Got to Do with It?