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WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state, local and tribal response efforts … more
The National Weather Center issued the following update on Tropical Storm Elsa at 11 a.m. on July 5: more
MOORE HAVEN -- Glades County BOCC met this afternoon (Friday, July 2) at 2:30 p.m. to sign a Local State of Emergency in response to Hurricane Elsa. 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
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
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-two 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
As hurricane season approaches (June 1-November 30), all residents and visitors of Okeechobee County are encouraged to get prepared by creating a family hurricane plan more
The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office shared this report: On the afternoon of April 1, on a small tornado touched down in the area of Okeechobee County known as Dark Hammock (NE 144th St.) No … more
GENEVA- On March 17 the World World Meteorological Organization (WMO) retired the names Dorian and Laura from from the rotating lists of Atlantic tropical cyclone names due to the death and … more
It's a very windy day in Okeechobee. more
Okeechobee County has a new weather monitoring system, WeatherSTEM. The state-of-the-art weather stations will allow... more
OKEECHOBEE  -- Okeechobee County Emergency Management in Partnership with the Okeechobee Chapter of the American Red Cross announced a cold weather shelter opening for tonight (Feb. 2). In … more
Now that the water has receded and the cleanup is underway, let’s take a closer look at Eta’s track as well as how rare of an event... more
Okeechobee County opened emergency shelters on Sunday due to the approach of Tropical Storm Eta. On Monday morning, shelters were closed. No one used the shelters. A flood watch is still in effect. more
NAPLES -- Collier County schools, FGCU, FSW and Keiser University all closed classes for Monday as Tropical Storm Eta moved closer to Florida on Sunday. The Collier County Bureau of Emergency … more
Schools closed in Martin County on Monday, Nov. 9 more
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