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Agricultural losses in Puerto Rico from Isaias estimated at $47.5 million

Tropical Storm Isaias crossed Puerto Rico last week on its long path from the eastern Atlantic through the Northeast US, bringing strong winds and heavy rains which contributed to landslides and power outages. The island, which is still recovering from Hurricane Maria in 2017, experienced significant losses in several crops,…
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Free webinar series: Hurricane Preparedness and Business Continuity, August 24-27

UGA’s Small Business Development Center is offering a series of free webinars on how to prepare your business for impacts from tropical storms and hurricanes on August 24-27. You can look at the flyer below or go to https://www.georgiasbdc.org/emergency-preparedness-and-business-continuity-webinar-series/ for more information or to register for the webinars. Planning is…
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Isaias starts to affect Florida

As of 8 pm on Saturday, Isaias has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to go back up to hurricane force overnight. The storm has been pretty disorganized today due to dry air being pulled into the circulation from land, but some new convection is popping up,…
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