Port Canaveral in Brevard County, Fla., is seeking $7.5 million in assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair damage to port facilities that Hurricane Matthew caused earlier this month.
Storms and Hurricanes
Severe storms, particularly along the East and Gulf coasts and Florida, can disrupt and damage marinas, marine industry factories and other facilities. Trade Only follows threatening weather and the damage it causes.
Dockwa said it joined the effort to help the boating community in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew by contributing real-time reporting on affected marinas, bridges, rivers and waterways at its website.
Hurricane Matthew is now being blamed for 33 deaths in the United States, with deadly flooding continuing in North Carolina that has stranded 1,500 in the state.
Hurricane Matthew has vanished from the coast, but its aftermath is expected to worsen in North Carolina, where floodwaters were expected to continue to rise this week.
Hurricane Matthew continued to strengthen this morning as it inched toward the United States, where more than a million people were evacuating South Atlantic coastal communities.
The most powerful Atlantic storm in almost a decade made landfall early today in Haiti, where it could deliver yet another devastating humanitarian disaster to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, continued on a path to land a heavy punch to Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba, forecasters said early today.
Hurricane Matthew, now a Category 2 storm, continues to intensify and will pose a threat to Jamaica, parts of Hispañola, eastern Cuba and the Bahamas early next week.
Hermine is slowly dying off the East Coast, but the storm continues to cause problems ranging from beach erosion to coastal flooding and rip currents.
Hurricane Hermine made landfall early this morning in Florida with a furious mix of rain, winds and surging waves, then weakened to a tropical storm as it headed toward Georgia.