Nearly eight months have passed since Hurricane Matthew posed a significant threat to Jacksonville citizens and communities. With key leadership, preparation, planning, and collaboration, the City of Jacksonville and partner agencies were integral in successfully protecting lives and property as Matthew traveled along Jacksonville’s coast.
June 1 marks the first day of the 2017 hurricane season, a season the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting will see “above average” activity with 11 – 17 named storms.
Mayor Lenny Curry, to be joined by Director of Duval County Emergency Management Steve Woodard and National Weather Service Jacksonville, Meteorologist in Charge Scott Cordero, will announce the release of the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide
at a news conference. The guide, which includes tools, tips and resources for residents and businesses to prepare for hurricane season, is now available in City offices, facilities and local libraries throughout the city. It can also be downloaded online at JaxReady.com
June 1, 2017
Emergency Operations Center (4th Floor)
515 N. Julia St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Mayor Lenny Curry
Steve Woodard, Director of Duval County Emergency Management
Scott Cordero, Meteorologist in Charge, National Weather Service Jacksonville