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Jimmy Patronis: Panhandle Residents Need to Make Final Preparations for Tropical Storm Zeta

Tropical Storm Zeta is set to impact the Panhandle with heavy rains, possible storm surge and flooding as early as Wednesday and forecasters are predicting that Zeta is expected to strengthen back into a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Panhandle.

Jimmy Patronis: Panhandle Residents Need to Get Ready for Tropical Storm Zeta

For hurricane-related resources and information, visit CFO Patronis’ website that serves as a one-stop-shop for disaster preparedness information and tips to help Floridians ensure they are prepared.

North Florida Phones Can Expect a New Area Code by 2022

On Friday, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will host a workshop in Tallahassee on new phone numbers in North Florida. New phone numbers in the current 850 area code, which includes Northwest Florida, are expected to be in short supply by early 2022.

Florida Senators Urge Ben Carson to Move Quickly on Hurricane Michael Aid for Panhandle

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined senators from Texas, the Carolinas and Georgia in writing Carson on Thursday, urging him “to swiftly publish, in the Federal Register, the rules that will allow states affected by 2018 disasters to receive Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) assistance.”