Category Hurricane Michael
Hurricane Michael aftermath: Is banning alcohol sales in a storm zone a good idea? Can polling help in the future?
Let me start this piece by saying I am all for free expression and free will. I understand people have different ways of coping with danger and fear. Alcohol is one of them, for better or worse. In the case of countless storms in the past I’ve worried about the prospect of “hurricane parties” (like […]
Why are Florida Hurricanes becoming more deadly?
Editors note: At the time of publishing the AP reported a Florida death toll from Michael of 16. Our own TFS count is 19 based on local sources, but either way the number is certain to rise as rescue efforts continue. Michael could go down as the deadliest or second deadliest Florida Hurricane since 1935, a […]
The politics of Michael – how past hurricanes impacted Florida’s elections
Hurricane Michael was a historic storm but just the latest to potentially impact Florida close to an election.
Michael in historical terms
As a veteran albeit amateur Hurricane watcher, I have a lot of adjectives to describe Michael. Let’s start with historic, once-in-a-lifetime, scary, frightening, etc, etc. Below we’ll attempt to begin framing an educated discussion of this storm as we seek to create a dialogue about its impact in the coming weeks and months. In historically […]