Higher winds mean an increased chance of rip currents. If you're headed to the beach, check conditions from the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Jeff Huffman tells us what to expect from the weather this weekend.
Drew Mello talks with John Loesser, the longtime executive director of the Lyric Theater in Stuart.
In the first of a two-part interview, Loesser talks about the long, storied history of the Lyric, which has been a center for arts and entertainment on the Treasure Coast since it opened its doors in 1926.
In part two of our interview next week, the conversation turns to the Lyric Theater today, their upcoming benefit gala and what it was like for Loesser to grow up as the son of a legendary American songwriter.
WQCS 88.9 FM is one of 25 NPR Member stations that has been selected to participate in a pilot program to demonstrate the delivery of emergency alerts to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in the Gulf Coast states. The initiative is a joint effort with NPR Labs, the technology research and development group of NPR, under a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
A new study ranks Florida third in the number of residents exposed to smoke from wildfires. Take a look at the study, "Where There's Fire, There's Smoke," from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Check out local air quality ratings from the EPA here.
A three day international workshop on global estuary health concluded this week at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Ft. Pierce. Find out more about Our Global Estuary.