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"511" Statewide Service

By calling one number, 511, motorists everywhere in the state can find out about construction updates, lane closures, traffic incidents, severe weather reports and Amber Alerts for child abductions.  For more information about this new statewide service, please click on:


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Long-Term Hurricane Recovery:
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Current Situation and Weather Update

Mostly Sunny Skies Across The State...Cold Overnight Temperatures...Lows Are Expected To Drop To Near Freezing In North Florida And Patchy Ground Fog Can Be Anticipated In These Areas...Low To Moderate Risk Of Rip Currents At Atlantic And Panhandle Beaches...

Updated 9:30 AM EST Friday January 30

Today: A weak and dry cold front, currently situated across Northeast Florida, will continue to push south before stalling out across the southern tip of the Peninsula Saturday morning. Insufficient moisture will keep skies mostly sunny today with high temperatures forecast to be near the 60s across the Panhandle, range from the low to mid 60s across Northeast Florida, and be in the low to mid 70s in Central and South Florida.

Cold Icon Overnight: High pressure will settle in the wake of the aforementioned frontal system, resulting in breezy north-northeast winds ushering in a cooler airmass across the state. Low temperatures are forecast to plummet to near freezing across North Florida and patchy ground fog can be expected late tonight into early tomorrow morning. Across Central Florida, lows are expected to range from the upper 30s to the north to the lower 50s to the south and will be in the low to mid 50s in South Florida.

Weather and ocean conditions will produce a low to moderate threat for rip currents at the Atlantic and Panhandle beaches today.Beach goers are urged to check with local beach rescue for the latest surf conditions and not to enter the surf above your knees. Always Heed the advice of ocean rescue personnel and swim within sight of a lifeguard. For more information on rip currents click here.

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National Weather Service

Governor Scott's "Keep Florida Working" Budget Commits $333.2 Million To Protect Florida Families, Visitors And Businesses

~Implementation of New Statewide Emergency Alert Notification System is Top Priority~

Governor Scott's KEEP FLORIDA WORKING budget will make important investments to protect families, visitors and businesses, along with implementing a new statewide emergency alert notification system.

Governor Scott said, "By making investments in Florida's disaster preparedness, we are working to ensure that every family in our state has the resources needed to be prepared for any dangerous situation."

"In Florida, we want to be prepared for any potential impact on our state, and that is why we have to continue to make investments to keep us ready for any threat," said FDEM Director Bryan Koon. "Governor Scott's funding allows the Division to ensure our state's preparedness and keep Florida families, visitors and businesses safe.This budget also funds projects which reduce the financial impacts of future disasters, and creates jobs in communities where these projects are being implemented."

Governor Scott's "Keep Florida Working" Budget Commits $333.2 Million To Protect Florida Families, Visitors And Businesses

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NOAA Radio NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office . NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



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