Preparing in advance for hurricane season can determine not only how safely and comfortably you ride out the storm, but also how easily it is to handle the days and weeks after the storm has passed. Take a look at the information collected below to learn how you can prepare in the days and weeks before a hurricane.
As many long residents of Osceola County can attest, the weeks after a hurricane are often more complicated and dangerous than the storm itself. Below we have put together a list of information and resources designed to help you manage during the recovery period after a storm.
Oct 5, 2016
Hurricane Matthew is working its way toward the Florida coastline. Chairwoman Viviana Janer and Osceola County's Emergency Management Director, Stephen Watts have an update on what effect this storm will have on our community as well as information on shelters, schools, the Lynx buses and other need to know information about the impending storm.
Apr 29, 2016
Osceola County Office of Emergency Management conducted a Hurricane Drill for its Strategic Response Team (SRT) ahead of the Annual Statewide Hurricane Exercise, which will take place in May 2016. Emergency Management Director, Stephen Watts explains the purpose of this drill and why it is important for Osceola County citizens to begin to prepare now for the upcoming hurricane season.
Jun 7, 2013
NHC Senior Hurricane Specialist Dr. Michael Brennan describes the collaborative process in forecasting the track and intensity of a tropical cyclone.