Florida Hurricane Factoids: An average hurricane season (since 1950) produces 11 named storms, of which 6 become hurricanes. However, since 1995, an average of 14 storms have developed in the past 15 hurricane seasons.*
Florida | ... Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne in 2004 over or near Florida
"Cedar Key was one of the primary population centers during the frontier days of Florida. Produce was shipped down the Mississippi River and then carried across the Gulf of Mexico to Cedar Key. Here the produce was off loaded to boxcars and transported across the state to Fernandina Beach and then north to population centers in the Northeastern United States. This avoided the dangerous trip around the tip of Florida during hurricane season."
In Florida, hurricane season is always a concern for our dialysis patients at Arnold Palmer Hospital, as they may not have access to the treatment they need to survive due to power outages, or road blocks. Learn how to implement an emergency plan for your child with End Stage Renal Disease from the team at the Hewell Kids' Kidney Center, here.