Articles by Special to WCN HCTA

  • Severe weather predicted for weekend

    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) urges residents and visitors to stay alert and use caution this weekend as a low pressure system is forecast to bring severe weather across Northwest Florida and the Suwannee River Valley on Saturday. Have a NOAA All-Hazards Weather Radio in your home of office to receive warnings from the National Weather and follow all instructions from local officials. READ MORE

  • Elevated risk of rip currents along coast

    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) officials remind residents and visitors to use caution at the beach this week, as an elevated risk of rip currents is expected along the Florida Panhandle and Gulf Coast through Wednesday. A high risk of rip currents is expected in Walton and Bay counties today, as well as along the Sun Coast from Pinellas to Collier County. Remaining portions of the Florida Gulf Coast will see a moderate risk of rip currents. READ MORE

  • Severe weather predicted for Panhandle

    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) urges residents and visitors to stay alert and use caution this evening as a severe weather threat is possible for the Panhandle of Florida. READ MORE

  • National Hurricane Preparedness Week

    TALLAHASSEE — National Hurricane Preparedness Week began May 26 and the Florida Division of Emergency Management reminds all Floridians to use this week to ensure they are prepared for hurricane season, which begins June 1. All Floridians should take the opportunity to review family and business emergency plans and restock disaster supply kits. READ MORE

  • Longleaf pine management workshop coming to Ebro

    EBRO — Landowners and land managers with an interest in growing and managing longleaf pines are invited to attend a Longleaf Management Workshop June 4 in Ebro. READ MORE

  • Putnam, Counterparts in Southern States Call for Changes

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and agriculture department leaders from other southern states signed a resolution last week requesting the U.S. Green Building Council to recognize sustainable timber programs in order to allow more southern timber to be used in environmentally friendly building projects across the country. READ MORE

 

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