I often wonder how folks could predict the coming winter weather PRIOR to our modern technologies. According to early folklore, it was the persimmon seed that was used for the forecast. As the saying goes, if you slice the seed in half, it will ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers resources to help Floridians prepare for and deal with natural disasters. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little ... READ MORE
As we enter into this year's hurricane season and people are reminded to gather appropriate stocks of water, medicines, pet supplies and nonperishables; be ready to board up their buildings and hunker down... have you ever wondered what ... READ MORE
The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 and continues until November 30. To be prepared for hurricanes and other severe weather, it’s useful to have an understanding of the natural forces you’re up against, as well as the condition of ... READ MORE
Very cold weather is expected to hit south Florida beginning this weekend. Freezing temperatures and wind chills in the 20s are possible for a large portion of southern Florida.
What Could Happen to your Plants if Temperatures Drop Below ... READ MORE
**Article written August 2021, consult the National Hurricane Center for current tropical weather conditions.**
There’s another disturbance brewing in the Atlantic, and currently Tropical Storm Fred seems to be heading our way. Mid-August ... READ MORE
This piece was written by Dr. Lindsey Warner and I stumbled upon the article while checking out the UF Lakewatch Program's awesome newsletter! The sun safety info included was one of the most comprehensive and easy to read summaries I've read ... READ MORE
Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves.
Hurricane ... READ MORE
Last month, the Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) was pleased to collaborate with the Florida Park Service (FPS) to offer for the very first time a 100% virtual Florida Fuels & Weather fire training. This training, typically offered ... READ MORE
Are you enjoying the cooler days and longer nights? Is your 4-H project animal enjoying the weather?
If you are currently raising a 4-H animal you need to pay attention to the weather and your animal’s reaction to the weather. This time ... READ MORE