Tag Archives: National Hurricane Conference

In the News: hurricane season predictions, state recognizes local student, proposed utility company restrictions, woman shot at cookout

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 11:07 am

Hurricane predictions start rolling in; busy season expected | Tampa Bay Times – On Monday, The Weather Channel predicted 16 named storms for this upcoming hurricane season.  Nine of of those storms are predicted to be hurricanes, including five major […]

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National hurricane conference encourages preparation

By on March 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Today marks the fourth and final day of the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando leaving attendees with one last day for workshops and training sessions about the upcoming hurricane season. Though this year’s conference hasn’t released exact predictions about the […]

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New guidelines come from National Hurricane Conference

By on March 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:03 pm

After meeting at the National Hurricane Conference to discuss hurricane preparedness, weather and emergency officials are now are warning residents not to use tape to protect their homes.  Alachua County Emergency Management Director David Donnelly says tape should have never […]

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Gearing up for hurricane season

By on March 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Day two of the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando brought the head of the Federal Emergency Management Administration to speak with state and regional officials.  Craig Fugate, who was once the head of the Alachua County Emergency Operations Center, told […]

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