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TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 10: Residents inspect the extreme receding water in Tampa Bay ahead of Hurricane Irma on September 10, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moves up the coast. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

With all eyes on Elsa, it’s a good time to resurface this clip from a few years ago when A Florida Man gave some common sense advice on how to combat these vicious storms. Here we are staring down another storm… and we never took his tips seriously. I mean c’mon people, ice cubes! Get ’em ready!

Florida man has figured out how to stop hurricanes

Complete Hurricanes Bag - Emergency kit for Earthquakes,Wildfires , Floods https://amzn.to/30eX0GyFrom a mobile home park in Palm Bay, this man has some ide...

By the way, the use of #AFloridaMan here deserves an asterisk. As a former Mainer, it’s easy to tell this is a New England transplant with that accent.

What happened to the Tampa Bay Lightning Astronaut?

Good luck tonight to our Tampa Bay Lightning as they hope to lift the Stanley Cup in Montreal! There’s been one notable absence since fans have returned to Amalie Arena for the Tampa Bay Lightning’s run for the Stanley Cup. 

The photos went viral as the mysterious astronaut began gazing at players on the Bolts opponents’ players bench.  Certainly a distraction, the space explorer would slowly lurk on the other side of the glass and stare that uncomfortable stare.  But ever since COVID-19 bodychecked us, he’s gone missing.  The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Luke Torrance got on the case to find out what happened to the Tampa Bay Lightning Astronaut. [Source: TBBJ]

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