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 17, 2019, All Day
There are different reasons a community may flood; storm surge, river flooding, or heavy rainfall. Low-lying or poorly drained areas can also increase a community's flood risk. To protect yourself, learn what flood threats affect your community. Click to download a Hurricanes and Floods Fact Sheet.