A 'Bolt from the Blue' is a cloud to ground lightning flash which typically comes out of the back side of the thunderstorm cloud, travels a relatively large distance in clear air away from the storm cloud, and then angles down and strikes the ground.
The Seminole County Fire Department wants you. They are looking for new recruits and have found that former athletes work well in transitioning into the new role.
The Perseverance Rover is hard at work, searching for signs of ancient life on Mars. After five months of experiments and research, NASA shared its first scientific results on Wednesday. The rover landed on the Red Planet in February.
After three weeks, the residents at Images Condominiums in Kissimmee can return to their units. Osceola County had issued a warning that deemed parts of the complex -- notably some breezeways and stairs -- as unsafe.
The Fox 35 Thunder Truck continues its tour of summer camps. The latest stop was at the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford. FOX35 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Jaymie King visited with some of the campers there.
Many Floridians have lots of money just waiting for them – and you can find it with just a couple of clicks.
Deputies said a Florida man charged people to haul trash away but instead of taking it to a waste center, he illegally dropped the trash onto empty lots in Poinciana.
With just weeks to go before children return to school, a debate is brewing on how that should look. The American Academy of Pediatrics says all students older than two and all school staff should wear masks. There's an uptick in cases in virtually all the states in the United States, and for that reason, they want to go the extra mile to make sure that children are protected. This runs counter to the latest guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The cost of rent in Florida has increased more than any other place in the entire country. The company CoStar Group, Inc. says it has increased more than 15 percent since the beginning of this yea -- twice the national average.
Students across the country are soon going to be heading back to in-person classes, but with the pandemic still lingering, doctors suggest families take the time now to prepare students for what to expect with the next school year.
Drownings are the number one cause of accidental death for kids between the ages of one and four years old, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As with most aspects of our lives, technology is making some waves as to how we do things, including pool safety.
State troopers are on the lookout for speeders. Florida, Georgia and three other states kicked off a speed enforcement campaign on Monday called Operation Southern Shield.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.9 "experimental explosion" approximately 187 miles east-northeast of Flagler Beach, Florida. The shock, detected on Friday afternoon, is near a location where the United States Navy conducted tests last month.
College students have had a lot to deal with during the coronavirus pandemic. Many were charged fees by their colleges or universities for services that were cancelled because of the pandemic. Now a class action lawsuit filed by Law Offices of Morgan and Morgan on behalf of a Polk State College student claims all students should be reimbursed. The law firm has also filed suits against the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the University of South Florida.
Protests continued in Central Florida on Wednesday night in support of the Cuban people. Two locations, one in Altamonte Springs and another in Orlando, drew large crowds.
Fighter pilots will soon be training in Central Florida. A company in California is leaving the Golden State for the City Beautiful. They say Orlando was the clear choice to continue shaping the future of the U.S. Air Force.
While ocean temperatures are certainly warm enough and wind shear on the lower side to favor the development of a tropical cyclone, there's another factor that is keeping things quiet in the tropics.
A St. Petersburg police officer who was a K9 handler in Afghanistan was just presented with a new puppy as a way to show gratitude for her service.
COVID-19 cases in Central Florida are once again on the rise and test sites are now screening for more variants.
The FOX 35 Storm Team Thunder Truck is traveling Central Florida roadways to check out traffic conditions as outer bands of Hurricane Elsa pass through our region.