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.
NWS: The storm is still causing “life-threatening storm surge” over much of Louisiana’s coastline.
Seaplane base and marina on Lake Dora in Tavares, Fla.will receive $8 million for infrastructure improvements.
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s donated $1 million for the Hurricane Dorian relief efforts, and Morris contributed another $1 million, in addition to bringing Santa’s Wonderland to Freeport.
The project focused on removing debris from hurricanes Matthew and Irma.
As the islands rebuild, hurricane-damaged boating firms can apply for grants up to $50,000.
The plan is to build dunes and floodgates in the Houston and Galveston areas.
Central Gulf Marine Trades Association made the donation.
An oil-storage facility on Grand Bahama was damaged during the storm.
Boaters, industry associations and boatbuilders became first responders in the days — and weeks — after Dorian devastated the northern Bahamas.
Storm is back up to a Category 3 and could make direct landfall in North Carolina.
Officials are urging patience for those who want to help.