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Five Ways To Help Puerto Rico This Thanksgiving

It has been over two months since hurricanes Irma and Maria made landfall but as the effects of Irma are mostly cleaned up and our attention is focused on Thanksgiving, l ess than half of Puerto Rico has had their electrical power restored , cellular phone service is only at 65% and one in 10...
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Man Donates Doomsday Food Stockpile To Puerto Rico

There has been a lot of negative news to take in over the past few days and weeks. But inside all these heartbreaking headlines lie stories of true human compassion. One such story involves a 74-year old man from New Jersey named Joseph Badame. For the past 40 years he has been stockpiling food and...
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How You Can Help Puerto Rico And Islands Affected By Hurricane Maria

Although we are in our own recovery efforts in Florida after Hurricane Irma, it is estimated it will take decades for Puerto Rico to recover from Hurricane Maria. As the US territory got a direct hit from the category 4 storm it is now evident it's force has destroyed the nation with the entire...
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Tonight's Telethon for Hurricane Victims Adds Even More Star Power

It's going to be a jam packed hour. Tonight's telethon for relief from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma just added more celebrities to the impressive list for the big broadcast. When the program was first announced, it was supposed to be for victims of Hurricane Harvey. That, of course, was before...
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Power Outages/Outage Maps

Losing electricity due to a Tropical Storm or Hurricane can be expected. When power is fully restored depends on a number of circumstances. Please remember to treat all downed power lines as live and STAY AWAY and DO NOT TOUCH IT. Below are the major power suppliers in our area, how to alert them...
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After the Storm

After a Tropical Storm or Hurricane has left our area, the need to keep up to date become more critical. Check here for the most up to date information as we piece life back together. Air Ducks - Clay Electric Cooperative - B&D Electric - Sunstate Federal Credit Union If you need assistance,...
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County-By-County Information/Closures/Shelters

DOWNLOAD THE 98.5 KTK MOBILE APP FOR ANDROID AND IPHONE & RECEIVE LOCAL STORM ALERTS (CLICK HERE) POWER OUTAGES-CLICK HERE Air Ducks - Clay Electric Cooperative - B&D Electric - Sunstate Federal Credit Union ACTIVITIES/EVENT CANCELLATIONS-Alachua County None reported. SANDBAGS-Alachua...
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Storm Push Notifications/Alerts

Download the brand new 98.5 KTK mobile app for iPhone and Android and stay informed before, during and after the storm! The easiest and quickest way for you to hear and see news reports from 98.5 KTK is with our new app, that will send you push notifications when new or urgent storm information...
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Active Storms

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a fact of life for the Heart of Florida. It's not a question of "if" as to "when" we will be affected by a storm. So make sure you and your family are prepared. Download the 98.5 KTK app for iOS (iPhone,iPad) and Android now and never miss an update when it...
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Hurricane Preparedness

Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a fact of life for the Heart of Florida. It's not a question of "if" as to "when" we will be affected by a storm. So make sure you and your family are prepared. Download the 98.5 KTK app for iOS (iPhone,iPad) and Android now and never miss an update when it...
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