A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jonas Kaiser National Hurricane Preparedness Week is this week, running from Sunday, May 3, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020. The 2020 hurricane season runs from June 1, 2020-November 30, 2020, and now is the time to evaluate your own personal hurricane risk. Here are several things to do to get you and your family and friends ready for the … Continue reading A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: NOAA If you would like to learn how to be a trained storm spotter, this opportunity is for you! This week and next week, the U.S. National Weather Service – Tallahassee will be offering two virtual training sessions to teach participants how to be trained storm spotters for the National Weather Service. One training course will be held … Continue reading U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

By Cristi McKee| Photo: Cristi McKee Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to keep indoors! Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are 4 of them to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities. Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

4 Things to Remember to Do During a Freeze in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Erin Mckenna Winter has finally made an appearance in Tallahassee, with temperatures dropping into the 20’s this week, according to the National Weather Service-Tallahassee. When it gets this chilly outside, there are a number of actions to take in order to keep your family, friends, pets, and plants safe. Here are 4 of them. Bring your pets inside … Continue reading 4 Things to Remember to Do During a Freeze in Tallahassee

Aunt Louise’s Farm to Host Hot Air Balloon Rides Event

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Aunt Louise’s Farm On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Aunt Louise’s Farm will be hosting a hot air balloon ride event! Bring your family and friends for hot air balloon rides from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. on location at 8101 Waukeenah Hwy in Monticello, Florida.  Hosted twice a year, this event includes a 5-minute tethered hot air balloon ride which “will go … Continue reading Aunt Louise’s Farm to Host Hot Air Balloon Rides Event

6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

By Cristi McKee | Photo: David Mark In the chaos that ensues when a hurricane watch is announced, there are a couple of things that one may forget to do during their hurricane preparation. Stocking up on non-perishable foods, filling up jugs of water, and lining up candles and flashlights are tasks that are essential to do, but these 6 important tasks should not be forgotten … Continue reading 6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

What to Do to Prepare For Upcoming Storms in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Josep Castells With Hurricane Season in full swing in Florida, upcoming storms are inevitable. Preparing for potential power outages, damaged construction, and the like, is essential to do if a hurricane or tropical storm touches down on Tallahassee during this season. Here’s how to prepare if one does. Stock up on nonperishable food — The following items are a couple … Continue reading What to Do to Prepare For Upcoming Storms in Tallahassee

How to Stay Cool During This Weekend’s Heat Index

By Cristi McKee The US National Weather Service Tallahassee Florida reported that this weekend is to be “abnormally” hot. Over the course of the weekend, from Friday to Monday, temperatures are expected to rise and reach the 100s. With a low chance of precipitation and a low chance of temperatures dropping below 70 degrees, Memorial Day weekend activities will be strenuous outdoors and indoors. Try … Continue reading How to Stay Cool During This Weekend’s Heat Index