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2017 Severe Weather Awareness Week

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January 23-27, 2017


The Florida Division of Emergency Management announces the 16th Annual Severe Weather Awareness Week statewide education campaign, to be held January 23-27, 2017.

Severe Weather Awareness Week is an opportunity for the Division to collaborate with the elementary schools throughout Florida to educate students about all types of severe weather that may occur.

This year, as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Great Tornado Drill will be conducted on Wednesday, January 25th at 10 AM Eastern/ 9 AM Central.

To sign up for a FREE text message reminder about the Great Tornado Drill, text FLTORDRILL to 888-777 from your mobile phone.

The Great Tornado Drill

Each day focuses on a specific weather event.

Lightning

Monday: Lightning

Marine Hazards and Rip Currents

Tuesday: Marine Hazards and Rip Currents

tornadoes

Wednesday: Thunderstorms and Tornadoes   (*Statewide Tornado Drill at 10:10am EST/9:10am CST*)

hurricanes

Thursday: Hurricanes and Flooding

Temperature Extremes and Wildfires

Friday: Temperature Extremes and Wildfires

 

Updated:
January 27, 2017 10:44

 

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