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Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation to declare September as Florida Preparedness Month in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “Ready” Campaign... more
Floridians understand that surviving hurricane season is all about preparation. An important, but often overlooked detail in this process is creating a home inventory. more
As hurricane season approaches, a written plan should be developed for your household... more
Disaster victims must be cautious about employing strangers to remove trees and do repair work on their property... more
Nobody ever said family life was a breeze ... yet few are prepared for the gale force impact that hurricanes can pack… more
The National Weather Center issued the following update on Tropical Storm Elsa at 11 a.m. on July 5: more
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season... more
 Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink. more
When an area has been free of hurricane-strength winds for a number of years, there is a possibility of severe damage… more
Millions of people were affected by hurricanes in 2017. Their perceptions have been reset, but some don’t line up with reality. more
The US Army Corps of Engineers is notifying the public that 72 hours prior to a tropical storm or hurricane making local landfall, locks along the Okeechobee... more
Hurricane season started June 1 and ends Nov. 30, and making a hurricane plan ahead of time and stocking up on vital supplies will go a long way toward helping you and your loved … more
When a hurricane threatens, do you have a plan for your pets? Do you have a safe spot for them in your home? What will you do with them if you can’t stay in your home? more
Hurricane season officially started on June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. The American Red Cross urges people to take steps now to get prepared in case of an emergency. more
Weathering storms is a part of every Floridian’s life. As the 2021 Hurricane Season begins, please take a few minutes to review some of the mandatory supplies. more
Ninety-three years ago a hurricane struck Florida that would change the Lake Okeechobee area forever. It lashed Puerto Rico on its way to South Florida and tore its way directly through Lake Okeechobee... more
When a hurricane threatens, what should you do about the animals too large to bring indoors? more
With hurricane season officially starting June 1, the Florida Dept of Health in Okeechobee County encourages everyone to prepare for severe weather emergencies now. more
Get ready for hurricane season that begins on Tuesday, June 1, because the 2021 season is predicted to be busier than normal. more
National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from May 9 through May 15, and the American Red Cross urges everyone to plan now for any possible dangerous storms this year. more
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