T. Early Voting In Pinellas County, Florida

From the www.votepinellas.com website…..

Early Voting

Early voting was approved by the Florida Legislature in 2004. Statewide, early voting is currently held a minimum of the 10th day through the 3rd day prior to any federal, state or county election, with the Supervisor of Elections having the option to provide early voting on the 15th, 14th, 13th, 12th, 11th and 2nd days prior to the election. Times vary among counties, but must be no less than 8 hours and no more than 12 hours per day.

UPCOMING PINELLAS COUNTY EARLY VOTING DAYS/HOURS/LOCATIONS:

November 7, 2017 County Referendum and Municipal General Election
Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, November 5
Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Early voting Locations:
– Supervisor of Elections Office: County Courthouse (map) –
315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater, 33756
(voter parking spots will be designated in Courthouse parking lots)
– Supervisor of Elections Office: Election Service Center (map) –
13001 Starkey Rd., Starkey Lakes Corporate Ctr, Largo, 33773
– Supervisor of Elections Office: County Building (map) –
501 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33701

T. Article: Rain Fall Amounts And Climate Change? What Is Happening?

Rain Fall Amounts And Climate Change?  What Is Happening?

Mark Skogman     Senior Reporter     Spectrum 360 Media

’17 Oct. 01 Sun.     St. Petersburg, FL  U. S. A.

On Sunday, 10 September, 2017 Hurricane Irma went through Saint Petersburg, Florida and there was 8.0 inches of rain in my rain gauge.  On Friday, 29 September, 2017 a storm that was not a hurricane went through Saint Petersburg, Florida and there was 5.4 inches rain in my rain gauge.  So a big hurricane only dropped 2.6 inches more than a non- hurricane rain storm. It appears to me that over the last 3 to 4 years, rain storms are dropping high amounts of rain more and more frequently.

Is this due to disruptive climate change resulting from atmospheric heating? I think so. This is one of the predicted effects of disruptive climate change. I see more and more soil erosion happening right in front of the studio from heavy rain fall. In the past, this did not happen nearly as often as it has in the last one to two years. I am going to have to do some mitigation work to stop the soil erosion. This is just one small step to prepare for what is coming. There will be a lot more to come.

This is so insignificant compared to what the people of Puerto Rico are having to deal with right now where there is very inadequate water, food, shelter, electricity, fuel, money, transportation and medical care!  Remember the people of Florida and Texas, as well.  People are dying!  And this is only the beginning of the climate change era.

#RainFall     #Climate Change#     #HurricaneIrma     #St. Petersburg     #PuertoRico

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Photograph of a storm panel on a house in St. Petersburg, FL during Hurricane Irma.