The Florida Division of Emergency Management has declared January 30 - February 3, 2012 asFlorida Severe Weather Awareness Week.
Florida’s Severe Weather Awareness Week will take place from January 30- February 3, 2012. 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 or these natural events.
Each day focuses on a specific weather event. The topics for each weekday are:
Monday, Jan. 30: Lightning
Tuesday, Jan. 31: Marine Hazards and Rip Currents
Wednesday, Feb. 1: Tornadoes and Thunderstorms
Thursday, Feb. 2: Hurricanes and Flooding
Friday, Feb. 3: Temperature Extremes and Wildfires
For more information about marine hazards and Severe Weather Awareness Week, visit www.floridadisaster.org/SWAW/
See the 2012 Severe Weather Awareness Guide athttp://www.floridadisaster.org/swaw/2012/documents/Florida_SWAG_2012_01.19.12%201400%20PM.pdf