Tag Archive: Hurricane

August Weather Summary, Hurricane Hermine & September Outlook

Rainfall estimates for August 2016 from the National Weather Service. For much of the Panhandle August was an improvement over July with more adequate rainfall scattered across the region.  Portions of the coastal counties received over 10″ (hot pink), while there were a number of inland pockets that received less than 4″ (tan).  Most of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/02/august-weather-summary-hurricane-hermine-september-outlook/

Hurricane Season Is Upon Us Again… Time to Prepare

The beginning of hurricane season—June 1—is very nearly upon us. It’s been more than ten years since northwest Florida was on the receiving end of a destructive hurricane. However, we’ve been no strangers to devastating floods, tornadoes, and even an ice storm over the past few years. No matter what natural disaster lurks around the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/13/hurricane-season-is-upon-us-again-time-to-prepare/

Tree Care in Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season began June 1. While storm experts are predicting a slower year due to El Nino conditions, it only takes a single storm landing nearby to cause millions in damage, uprooting trees and lives. Tree damage to homes and property can be devastating, and one of the first instincts of many homeowners when they …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/03/tree-care-in-hurricane-season/

Hurricane Preparedness

Click on slides below – they are hyper-linked to relevant resources you can to help you prepare your boat for a hurricane. Panhandle Outdoors

Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/09/hurricane-preparedness/

Hurricane Prep for Livestock Owners

Cattle need room to manuver during a tropical storm or hurricane. Remove obstacles and items which could injure livestock. The peak of hurricane season is weeks away. Here are a few helpful tips to prepare a livestock operation for a tropical storm or hurricane. Livestock are safer in a large pasture free of debris. Barns …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/24/hurricane-prep-for-livestock-owners/