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 20 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 68. Windy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

  

     


                                                                                                                        Click here to see the current watches and warnings issued for Florida

Click here to view the Rip Current Forecast

 Click here to view the Fire Weather Forecast
 

 


 

 

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