The weather effects many aspects of our lives. Here in Florida, many of the disaster scenarios that we face are due to weather. This could be anything from a severe thunderstorm to a full blown hurricane. Being in-the-know when it comes to the current and expected weather is a key factor in being prepared.

Listed below are a number of different sources where you can get weather related information.


National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is the lead federal agency when it comes to weather and weather forecasting.

National Weather Service for Orlando and Central Florida

 SKYWARN Spotter Information


U.S. Geological Service

The USGS publishes the data on water flow and water height for many rivers and streams.


Commercial Weather Providers

AccuWeather (for Winter Garden, FL)

Intellicast (for Winter Garden, FL)

The Weather Channel (for Winter Garden, FL)



Local News Media Weather

WESH, NBC, Channel 2

WKMG, CBS, Channel 6

WFTV, ABC, Channel 9

WOFL, FOX, Channel 35



Weather Software and other Links