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Stranded hikers escorted to safety with help from drone

Stranded hikers escorted to safety with help from drone



2018-05-17T01:15:13+0000

When a crew attempted to rescue the hikers, they also got lost. A firefighter's personal drone helped them all find their way home.




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Sundays call for sundaes.
And chocolates.
And milkshakes.
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Josh Linker: #alberto took in some dry air through the morning so the eastern half of the low level center is exposed. Strongest wind (45-50 mph) just on western edge of center. Large area of rain still well east of center over Florida.

Josh Linker: 11 am Sunday update on #alberto. Slightly stronger, moving north quicker. Landfall tomorrow morning along the Fl Panhandle. No significant issues for Tampa Bay Area. Some more gusty showers at times, minor coastal issue tomorrow with SW wind.

#Alberto 11 am advisory: Alberto to strengthen before panhandle landfall; on and off showers for Bay area https://t.co/Iwd2xxvwqS

Beam me up #LoveFL
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SANDBAG NOTE for #Alberto ... The Hernando County sandbag distribution site at Anderson Snow Park located at 1360 Anderson Snow Rd. in Spring Hill will close today at noon.

"We want to make sure that babies are getting the care that they need after they’ve been exposed to opioids, but also make sure that the pregnancy for mom is as healthy as possible." https://t.co/Gul2Zk43Up

The breathtaking Vegas Golden Knights are the greatest expansion team in professional sports history. Tampa Bay fans should be more than a little jealous, @mjfennelly writes.
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Troopers looking for driver in New Port Richey fatal hit-and-run https://t.co/FSmnuvCYz2 @TB_Times

FHP: 30-year-old motorcyclist killed in Hudson crash https://t.co/fh8oyeuNnR @TB_Times

UPDATE: The Tampa Bay Margarita Festival is closed for the 2nd day of the event, including the Margarita run, due to the expected storms today. Weather forecast -> https://t.co/fsfRA1Uo0N

Here's the latest look at Florida from the TBO weather radar. Get radar updates, tidbits from the National Hurricane Center and so much more at our live Alberto blog here:
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ATTRACTIONS INSIDER
Busch Gardens, Adventure Island adjusting park schedules today due to expected storms. https://t.co/F5jszUKWII

Josh Linker: Wind the wind expected to stay offshore today, coastal flooding is not a concern. However, on Memorial Day, we will have a SSW wind which could lead to 1-2 feet above normal predicted tides. #flwx #alberto

A small crowd of Tampa Bay-area Republicans met last week in Tampa to advocate for a cause not typically associated with the party: LGBTQ rights. https://t.co/WtgotR9lYH

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