Florida Weather and
Disaster Information Page


Welcome to the Florida Weather Information and Disaster Preparedness page. This page has been created by the Florida SAL Disaster Preparedness Committee to allow you to follow various natural hazards that could lead to a potential disaster in your area. This page also has links to help you prepare for a disaster before it happens.

It is our hope that you will find this information useful.

****NOTE**** - The graphical information posted to this web page will automatically update as the situation progresses.  To get the most current information you must refresh your browser.

This weather information should not be used solely for the purpose of protecting life or property nor should it be used in place of official advisories. Please follow the directions and guidance of emergency personnel, local media, and NOAA Weather Radio.

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Current Florida Weather
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Current Weather Watches and Warnings
Courtesy of Weather Underground
Updated with alerts issued by the National Weather Service

Current Surface Conditions
Courtesy of Weather Underground
Updated every 3 hours


Severe Weather Outlook
Courtesy of NWS Storm Prediction Center

Southeast Regional Radar
Courtesy of The National Weather Service

Current Florida Weather Information Links
Weather Channel - Florida   Intellicast - Florida   Weather Underground - Florida   National Weather Service - SE Radar Loop  
National Weather Service Offices Serving Florida
NWS Office - Mobile, AL NWS Office - Tallahassee, FL NWS Office - Jacksonville, FL NWS Office - Melbourne, FL
NWS Office - Ruskin, FL NWS Office - Miami, FL NWS Office - Key West, FL Storm Prediction Center 

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Keetch-Byram Drought Index
Courtesy of Florida Forest Service

Florida Lightning Tracker
Courtesy of Florida Media Communications

Florida Wildfire Informational Links 
Wildfire Situation Report  Florida Fire Weather Forecast Protect Your Home From Wildfire Storm Prediction Center - Fire Wx
  Current State Fire Map  

Current Tropical Weather Information  2016 Tropical System Names 
Alex Bonnie Colin Daniel Earl Fiona Gaston
Hermine Ian Julia Karl Lisa Matthew Nicole
Otto Paula Richard Shary Tobias Virginie Walter
National Hurricane Center Graphics 
(Active during tropical systems - Click Images to Enlarge)
Courtesy of the National Hurricane Center
Watches &
Tropical Storm Wind
Hurricane Wind
Warnings and Surface
Wind Field
Tropical Update & Situation Report Current Satellite Storm Floater Images
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Infrared Image Enhanced Infrared Image


Current NOAA
Tropical Satellite Images
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Current Visible Images
Tropical Atlantic
Gulf of Mexico
US East Coast
Current Infrared Images
Tropical Atlantic
Gulf of Mexico
US East Coast


Saffir - Simpson
Hurricane Scale 
Category  Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4 Category 5
Wind Speed
74 to 95 96 to 110 111 to 130 131 to 154 155
and Higher
Damage Type Minimal Moderate Extensive Extreme Catastrophic
    Category 3 or Higher on the scale is classified as a MAJOR HURRICANE

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Are you ready for a DISASTER????

If not please visit some of these link that have many ways that one can prepare for all types of hazards that we face.

US Department of Homeland Security - Ready.gov Federal Emergency Management Agency - Plan Ahead Florida Division of Emergency Management Local Red Cross Links
The Disaster Handbook Disaster Brochures

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  Last Updated: January 22, 2017