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City Of Boca Raton Prepares For Erika, Sharing Information

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(From City of Boca Raton) — The City of Boca Raton is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Erika and has several new communication methods in place to keep residents informed before, during and after a hurricane. Through the Code Red Program, residents can receive text alerts or phone calls during an emergency.  Evacuations, curfews…

HURRICANE CENTER: Erika Forecast Is "Low Confidence"

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center is making it clear: forecasters really have no idea what Erika is going to do. Here is the 11am update from the NHC: TROPICAL STORM ERIKA DISCUSSION NUMBER 15 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 1100 AM AST FRI AUG 28 2015 Morning visible imagery…

ERIKA: Send Us Your Openings And Closures

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Tropical Storm Erika may very well be much ado about nothing, but even wind and rain can lead to closures throughout Boca Raton. If you run a restaurant, a private school, a business or pretty much anything else and need to report that it”s business as usual online casino or…

Boca's Beth El Blunder? Email Infuriates Jewish German Car Owners

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Thousands throughout Boca Raton Thursday morning awoke to find an email from Temple Beth El, one of Boca’s reform congregations, suggesting that it is anti-Jewish to drive German made vehicles. The email promotes an upcoming program inferring that great internal conflict exists among Jews who own BMW’s, Audi’s, and Mercedes. “That a…

Erika Stronger, May Survive Wind Shear

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From NHC at 5a) — Data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Erika has strengthened overnight, although it is not clear as to how much. The central pressure dropped to around 1001 mb around 0540Z, but was up to 1003 mb on the next fix about an hour later.…

If She Survives, Erika May Be Worth Watching

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From NHC at 11p) — ZCZC MIATCDAT5 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM TROPICAL STORM ERIKA DISCUSSION NUMBER 9 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052015 1100 PM AST WED AUG 26 2015 Erika is a very disorganized tropical storm. Although convection has increased and is a little closer to the center tonight,…

Buying Hurricane Supplies? Order Now For Saturday Delivery

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you’re in need of flashlights, batteries, certain canned foods and beverages, use our Amazon.com link to get everything by Saturday and shipped for free (if you order by Thursday). Why wait in line at the big box stores when everything can be delivered right to your door? Click here, use…