- A super PAC backed by environmentalist billionaire Tom Steyer is falling far short of its goal to raise $100 million to put climate change at the forefront of the 2014 midterm elections.
- Governor Rick Scott was joined today by state and local emergency management officials to remind Floridians that hurricane season has already started and now is the time to get a plan if they don’t have one already. Hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30 and covers the time frame when hurricanes are most likely to form in the Atlantic Ocean.
- The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning in the Apalachicola National Forest today. The 377 acre prescribed burn will take place in Leon County south of Tallahassee near the intersection of U.S. Highway 319 and State Highway 61.
- Starting this hurricane season, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami will begin dropping small drones into storms in the hope they can learn more about how storms strengthen and better predict a storm's intensity