Severe Weather Awareness Week - January 31st - Feb 4th 2011 

The State of Florida has declared January 31st through February 4th, Severe Weather Awareness Week in 2011.

The National Weather Service in Melbourne will be participating as a partner in spreading the word about weather hazards that can impact the state throughout all seasons of the year.

Each day this week will focus on a different weather hazard that affects Florida:

Monday, January 31 2011 Lightning Awareness Day
Tuesday, February 1 2011 Marine Hazards and Rip Current Awareness Day
Wednesday, February 2 2011 Tornado and Thunderstorm Awareness Day
Thursday, February 3 2011 Hurricane and Flooding Awareness Day
Friday, February 4 2011 Temperature Extremes and Wildfire Awareness Day

The Florida Division of Emergency Management has additional information regarding Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Coming soon...the 2011 Florida Severe Weather Awareness Guide. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.