Severe Weather Possible Overnight


Overview: A strong storm system will move across the northern Gulf of Mexico and northern Florida late tonight into early Wednesday. A line of thunderstorms is expected to accompany the system, bringing the potential for damaging wind gusts, heavy rain, and potentially small hail.

Areas north of I-4 will hold the greater potential for strong to potentially severe storms between roughly 10 pm and 5 am. Storms should gradually weaken and/or move out of the area by sunrise Wednesday.

Hazardous Weather Outlook 1/22/17

NOAA Weather Advisory

Outbreak of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms expected over parts of the southeast US this afternoon and tonight 1/22/17

Central and southern Georgia
Northern Florida including much of the Panhandle
Southeast Alabama
Central and southern South Carolina

Numerous tornadoes, several intense and long track
Scattered damaging winds
Scattered large hail

Cold Weather Briefing


National Weather Service

Cold Weather Briefing
Issued: 4 PM January 7th, 2017

A cold front has brought in a much colder airmass across the region as temperatures continue to drop this afternoon. Overnight low temperatures will range from the upper 20s to low 30s along the Nature Coast, mid 30s around Tampa Bay and the I-4 corridor, with upper 30s south of I-4. When combined with breezy north winds, minimum wind chills will range from the upper teens to low 20s north of I-4 with mid 20s to lower 30s elsewhere.

Hernando EOC Cold Weather Alert

Hernando County Emergency Operations Center

The National Weather Service is monitoring the potential for rainy and cold weather throughout the Florida peninsula this weekend. A strong cold front will move through the area on Friday night into Saturday, bringing widespread rainfall and possibly thunderstorms.

• Hernando County is expected to receive approximately 1.25 inches of rain throughout Friday and Saturday.

Emergency Management Report on Hurricane Matthew

Hernando County has been fortunate again this season with minimal impact from tropical storm systems. Cecelia Patella, Emergency Management Director, shared a presentation of the actions taken by the Hernando County EOC during the time Hurricane Matthew threatened Florida, from 09/26/16 when it was an intensifying low pressure system to the tropical storm warnings issued through 10/07/16.

Hernando County Preparing for Hurricane Matthew


Hernando County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Officials are alerting residents that Hernando County has been placed under a Tropical Storm Watch. As a result, a local state of emergency has been declared for Hernando County, effective at 5:30 p.m. on 10-05-16.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the path of Hurricane Matthew has shifted west. On Friday, 10-07-16, impacts to Hernando County may include:

Severe Weather Alert

Hernando County Emergency Operations Center

Weather Alert

SITUATION: Hernando County Emergency Management is monitoring the development of Tropical Depression 9 in the extreme southwestern Gulf of Mexico. This system is expected to move west-northwest over the next few days before making a turn to the northeast, bringing excessive rainfall to Hernando County on Wednesday and Thursday. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting this depression to become a tropical storm over the next 24 hours.


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