O. Mitchell Smeykal, Director
707 NW 6th St.  Okeechobee, FL  34972
Phone: (863) 763-3212     Fax: (863) 763-4565
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The following information is for your use, in preparing for a disaster, during a disaster, and after a disaster. Should a disaster strike Okeechobee County we must be prepared for events caused by nature and/or humans. The warning to us may be days as with a hurricane or with no warning at all as with an industrial accident which would require an immediate evacuation of a particular area within the county, or the whole county.

Emergency information will be broadcast on local radio and television stations. The radio stations are WOKC-FM 100.9, WOKC-AM 1570, and WWFR-FM 91.7 in Okeechobee, WQCS-FM 88.9 in Fort Pierce, and WAFC-FM 100.5 in Clewiston. The television stations are Channels 5 and 25 from West Palm Beach, and the local cable station.

Any organization which would like to have a presentation by the Okeechobee County Emergency Management Office concerning hurricanes, tornados, flooding, terrorism, hazardous materials or Disaster Preparedness in general should call Mitch Smeykal at (863) 763-3212.


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Okeechobee Emergency Management now available on Twitter and Facebook!

County residents and officials can now receive
real-time situation reports produced by
Okeechobee Emergency Management
online via the worldwide web service Twitter:

www.twitter.com/okeechobeeeoc

They can also view pictures and updates about
activities on our new Facebook site:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Okeechobee-FL/Okeechobee-EOC/299045025237

 



Daily Florida Division of Emergency Management Briefing available

at 

www.floridadisaster.org

 

 


 

The All Hazards Guide for Okeechobee County

 All-Hazards Guide

This guide is an excellent resource for Okeechobee Citizens to assist with preparing for disasters.  It is available in English and Spanish around the county or at the Emergency Operations Center.

 


 WEATHER OUTLOOK  

                

  • This Afternoon A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
  • Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
  • Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 82. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

     


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