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Hurricane Eta moving north

The National Weather Service has issued a warning that now Hurricane Eta will move closer to but offshore of the southwest coast of Florida today, and is expected to move inland over the northern portion of the Florida peninsula Thursday. Tropical storm to hurricane-force winds, ...

Hurricane Eta brings rain, winds

For the first time in an extremely active hurricane season, Southwest Florida has, and will continue to feel impacts from Hurricane Eta into Thursday. County schools on Monday were closed in anticipation of then Tropical Storm Eta’s expected impacts. And now, thanks to a strange path, Eta ...

National Weather Service: Gusts of 4-50 mph expected into the afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a warning that Hurricane Eta will move closer to offshore of the southwest coast of Florida today as it heads north. Tropical storm to hurricane-force winds, along with warnings for life-threatening storm surge, tornadoes, heavy rainfall and flooding ...

Opening of Fort Myers Boat show moved to Friday

Due to the effects of Hurricane Eta, the Fort Myers Boat Show has pushed opening to Friday morning at 10 a.m. rather than Thursday. “Today’s weather is going be pretty rough making it hard to complete our preparations,” said show manager John Good in a prepared statement. ...

Chiquita Lock closed for safety reasons due to the weather

The Chiquita Lock is closed due to the weather, the city of Cape Coral reported Wednesday afternoon. High water levels are causing the water to go over the gate getting close to the electrical wiring, city officials said. The Lock will reopen Thursday morning if conditions are favorable. ...

CCPD arrest man accused of stealing checks from mailboxes

A man wanted by Cape Coral Police Financial Crimes Unit detectives was located by CCPD Patrol officers and has been arrested on an active warrant. A CCPD Patrol officer conducted a traffic stop at the 300 block of Cultural Park Boulevard at around 10 a.m. last Tuesday. It was discovered that a ...

Littleton Road roundabout now operational

The Lee County Department of Transportation asks motorists to be aware of changes to the roundabout at Littleton Road and Corbett Road effective today, Tuesday, Nov. 10. The county’s contractor has deactivated the temporary signals and the roundabout is now operational. The county reminds ...

Brotherhood of Heroes Resource Center and Museum opens

Surrounded by local veterans, first responders and numerous community members, Dr. Carol Rae Culltion cut the ribbon to signify the opening of the Brotherhood of Heroes Resource Center and Museum in Cape Coral Tuesday morning. Just one day before the country’s annual celebration dedicated to ...