Airport weather observation system upgrade planned

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County plans to use grant funding to upgrade the weather observation system at the county airport. At their Dec. 26 meeting, the county commissioners authorized the chairman to execute the Public Transportation Grant Agreement (PTGA) between Okeechobee County and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the Okeechobee County Airport Navaid improvement. […]

Statewide tornado drill take place at 10 a.m. today

A statewide tornado drill will take place Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m.

Being a Skywarn spotter not for everyone; but during a storm, they help everybody

OKEECHOBEE — From a young age, humans become fascinated by the sky with its big bright yellow blob and endless clouds in which you can see everything your imagination tells you is there. Then, usually soon after our first storm scares us inside, most of us find more important things to focus on, and weather […]