January 14, 2019 - January 18, 2019
Florida - the Sunshine State. We have plenty of it. Yet we're also home to extreme weather conditions. January 14th to 18th, 2019 is Florida Hazardous Weather Awareness Week. The Florida Division of Emergency Management wants residents and visitors alike to be prepared for whatever risks the weather may bring. Each day features statistics, preparedness tips, and resources to face the different weather hazards we face here. Come back daily to learn about every one of them and become Weather Ready!
January 15, 2019, All Day
With well over 2000 miles of coastline, marine hazards are an everyday threat in Florida. Large waves, thunderstorm winds, lightning, waterspouts, and rip currents are just some of the hazards that can impact marine conditions across Florida's waterways. Click to download a Marine Hazards and Rip Currents Fact Sheet.