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4/11/2017

Governor Scott Declares State of Emergency Following Increased Wildfires Across the State

Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 17-120 declaring a state of emergency in Florida following the recent wildfires across the state and the high potential for increased wildfires to continue this year. Forecasts predict hotter and drier conditions than normal in Florida during the coming...

4/3/2017

North Florida Residents And Visitors Advised To Prepare For Potentially Severe Weather

State and local emergency management officials are recommending residents and visitors in North Florida stay alert as a cold front moves into the area today. This weather system will have the potential to produce damaging wind gusts and tornadoes. Have a NOAA All-Hazards Weather Radio in your home...

1/31/2017

Governor Scott's "Fighting For Florida's Future" Budget Fights To Keep Florida Prepared For Natural Disasters

Governor Scotts Fighting for Floridas Future Budget invests $437 million in the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) to ensure the safety of those who live, work and visit Florida while providing the states rapidly expanding economy with the resources needed to continue small business...

1/23/2017

Florida's Severe Weather Awareness Week is January 23-27, 2017

January 23-27, 2017 Florida's Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place from January 23-27, 2017. Severe Weather Awareness Week is an opportunity for Floridians to learn about the various weather hazards that frequently impact the state and how families and businesses can prepare for these...

1/23/2017

Florida Residents Advised to Stay Alert as Storm System Brings Potential for Severe Weather Today

State and local emergency management officials are recommending residents and visitors in Florida stay alert as a storm system moves into the area today. This storm system will have the potential to produce frequent lightning strikes, damaging wind gusts and tornadoes. Have a NOAA All-Hazards...

1/7/2017

Gov. Scott: We Are Directing State Resources to Help Displaced Travelers

Today, Governor Rick Scott released the following statement on resources the State of Florida is making available for those affected by the Fort Lauderdale International Airport attack. Governor Scott said, During the attack yesterday, many travelers had to run to safety which resulted in lost...

1/7/2017

Gov. Scott Issues Updates on State Response to Fort Lauderdale International Airport Attack

Today, Governor Rick Scott released the below update on the states response to the attack at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Governor Scott is currently in Fort Lauderdale and has been meeting with state and local officials throughout the evening. Florida Division of Emergency...

1/6/2017

Gov. Scott: Resources Are Available For Those Affected By Fort Lauderdale International Airport Attack

Following the Fort Lauderdale International Airport attack, Governor Rick Scott released the following statement on resources state and local officials are making available. Governor Scott said, Following this horrific attack, I know many families are worried about their loved ones and that many...

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