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 18, 2019, All Day
Each summer, millions of residents and tourists enjoy the warm weather and sunny beaches, but most are unaware of just how hot it can get in Florida. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, the state is always influenced by tropical moisture, especially in the summer. Click to download a Temperature Extremes and Wildfires Fact Sheet.