By Ilona Kauremszky

Q: I wish to get more info on the hurricane effects of Ivan and Jeanne in Florida. Is it possible to get updates somewhere?

A: For the latest news on the effects of Hurricanes Ivan and Jeanne in Florida, you can log onto Florida's official web site,, and click on Hurricane updates. You'll see there are handy links to Florida's Convention Bureau, other tourist development councils and Emergency Operations Center.

Here are some other organizations providing up-to-date hurricane info for Florida: Florida has a 24-hour Alternative Lodging Availability number at 800-287-8598. If you will be in Florida, visit Florida's Welcome Centers as they are providing information to travelers on the situation.

Lastly, visitors who are planning on visiting the state can track the storm via the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration web site at


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