Florida @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/florida Calling all residents and visitors to Florida! Read all about the Sunshine State with fact-packed articles covering popular topics, beaches and attractions written by a local resident. en-us Copyright 2017 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:20:01 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Florida @ BellaOnline http://florida.bellaonline.com Hurricane Preparedness and Safety http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art172937.asp Hurricane Irma devastated parts of the Florida peninsula during the weekend of September 9-10, 2017. Here are some tips to prepare for and stay safe during a hurricane. Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:01:00 EST National Flags Over Florida A History http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art304596.asp Since 1513 the flags of 5 nations have flown over Florida. This article gives a brief history of when these flags flew over the state and a description of these flags. Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:01:00 EST The National Weather Service in Florida http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art304578.asp This article gives a brief history of weather services in the U.S. and a description of the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) branches located in Florida. Sat, 9 Sep 2017 00:01:00 EST