Community Emergency Response Team of Hollywood, Florida

Community Emergency Response Team of Hollywood, Florida Official Hollywood CERT Volunteers. Well trained and ready to help the City of Hollywood Fire Dept & Rescue when & wherever needed. Thank you Volunteers!
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The (C.E.R.T.) Hollywood, Florida Community Emergency Response Team program helps train volunteers to assist first-responders in their own communities. CERT members provide critical support to first-responders in emergency situations, provide assistance to victims, organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site and collect disaster intelligence to support first-responders efforts. The role of a CERT volunteer is self-help/neighbor-help until such time as trained first response personnel arrive.

Mission: CERT of Hollywood, Florida is a self-activating group of citizens who are trained to be self-sufficient during crisis situations.

UPDATED AS OF 6/2/2020 at 11:50A: The curfew has been extended until further notice. The curfew is in place from 9P unti...
06/02/2020

UPDATED AS OF 6/2/2020 at 11:50A: The curfew has been extended until further notice. The curfew is in place from 9P until 6A daily.

UPDATED AS OF 6/1/2020 at 12:45P: The curfew has been extended to include tonight as well. A curfew will be in place beginning at 9P tonight and will continue until 6A tomorrow morning (Tuesday, June 2).

Broward County Government has declared a local state of emergency and ordered a general curfew from 9pm to 6am to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of Broward County Government. This applies to all cities (including City of Hollywood, Florida Government) and unincorporated areas within the county.

UPDATED AS OF 6/3/2020 at 5:00P: The curfew has been lifted. If required to protect Broward County residents and businesses, a curfew may be reimposed for part or all of the County, including incorporated and unincorporated areas, with as little as one (1) hour prior written notice. A curfew will be reimposed if there is evidence of possible civil unrest that threatens the health, safety, or welfare of the public.

UPDATED AS OF 6/2/2020 at 11:50A: The curfew has been extended until further notice. The curfew is in place from 9P until 6A daily.

UPDATED AS OF 6/1/2020 at 12:45P: The curfew has been extended to include tonight as well. A curfew will be in place beginning at 9P tonight and will continue until 6A tomorrow morning (Tuesday, June 2).

Broward County has declared a local state of emergency and ordered a general curfew from 9pm to 6am to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of Broward County. This applies to all cities and unincorporated areas within the county.

How to Revise Your Emergency Plan Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
06/02/2020
How to Revise Your Emergency Plan Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Revise Your Emergency Plan Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Hurricane season is here, and emergency officials recommend that you take special precautions during the coronavirus pandemic. Consumer Reports explains how to revise your emergency plan.

City of Hollywood, Florida Government
06/01/2020

City of Hollywood, Florida Government

UPDATED AS OF 6/3/2020 at 5:00P: The curfew has been lifted. If required to protect Broward County residents and businesses, a curfew may be reimposed for part or all of the County, including incorporated and unincorporated areas, with as little as one (1) hour prior written notice. A curfew will be reimposed if there is evidence of possible civil unrest that threatens the health, safety, or welfare of the public.

UPDATED AS OF 6/2/2020 at 11:50A: The curfew has been extended until further notice. The curfew is in place from 9P until 6A daily.

UPDATED AS OF 6/1/2020 at 12:45P: The curfew has been extended to include tonight as well. A curfew will be in place beginning at 9P tonight and will continue until 6A tomorrow morning (Tuesday, June 2).

Broward County has declared a local state of emergency and ordered a general curfew from 9pm to 6am to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of Broward County. This applies to all cities and unincorporated areas within the county.

I have been informed that on the #Telegram social media platform, someone has created a channel to monitor any advisorie...
06/01/2020
National Hurricane Center Advisories

I have been informed that on the #Telegram social media platform, someone has created a channel to monitor any advisories from the National Hurricane Center. You could find the channel at https://bit.ly/TelegramNHCadvisories

Please note: This Telegram channel is not maintained or endorsed by Community Emergency Response Team of Hollywood, Florida, U.S. National Weather Service (NWS), or NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane advisories issued by the National Hurricane Center. It might be best to mute this channel until there is a storm that you wish to track. Please note: This channel is not affiliated with the National Hurricane Center or with the NOAA.

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center
06/01/2020

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center

Today, June 1, marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, which will run through November 30. Two tropical storms, Arthur and Bertha, already formed this year in May. The next named storm that develops this season will be Cristobal.

The CDC offers the following as it relates to hurricane preparation and COVID-19: Preparing for Hurricanes During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/covid-19/prepare-for-hurricane.html

All National Hurricane Center text and graphical products are
available on the web at www.hurricanes.gov. You can also
interact with NHC on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NWSNHC.
Notifications are available via Twitter when select National
Hurricane Center products are issued. Information about our
Atlantic Twitter feed (@NHC_Atlantic) is available at
www.hurricanes.gov/twitter.shtml.

US National Weather Service Miami Florida
06/01/2020

US National Weather Service Miami Florida

May 31: Tomorrow Hurricane Season Begins! Are you prepared? The Disaster Preparedness 2020 Sales Tax Holiday is ongoing. Get your supplies tax free through June 4. Don't Wait! #flwx

US National Weather Service Miami Florida
06/01/2020

US National Weather Service Miami Florida

June 1: It's that time of year South Florida....it is now officially Hurricane Season. Now is the time to have your plans in order and ready to activate at any time. Remember, hurricane season is June 1 through Nov 30. #flwx

06/01/2020
Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System

We know we’re all spending more time in front of computers and other devices these days. While it’s tempting to lounge in bed or on the couch, proper posture in front of the screen prevents aches and pains in our body. Try these quick fixes in your home and when you return to an office setting.

Florida Division of Emergency Management
06/01/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Florida’s Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday continues through June 4. Take advantage of this tax holiday, prepare for hurricane season and restock your disaster supply kit. Print out your disaster supply kit checklist before you head to the store - https://bit.ly/2ZRHgth

Florida Division of Emergency Management
06/01/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Today is the first day of the 2020 Hurricane Season. Take advantage of the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, prepare your disaster supply kit and have a plan in place. Learn more - floridadisaster.org/planprepare/

City of Hollywood, Florida Government
06/01/2020

City of Hollywood, Florida Government

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins today and runs through November 30th.

An above-normal season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a 10% chance of a below-normal season. For more on what to expect this season: https://www.noaa.gov/media-release/busy-atlantic-hurricane-season-predicted-for-2020

For more on how to be prepared this hurricane season: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/666/Hurricane-Preparedness

Ready
06/01/2020

Ready

Heavy rains and possible flooding may affect several areas across the country today. Keep in mind:

Just six inches of moving water can knock you down, and one foot of moving water can sweep your vehicle away. Turn Around, Don't Drown! 🌧 ✅

More info: ready.gov/floods

06/01/2020
Ready

Ready

Disasters won’t wait for the pandemic to be over. Make a plan with your family in case you have to deal with COVID-19 and weather hazards at the same time.

✅ Find tools and resources on how to prepare for emergencies on ready.gov/plan

05/31/2020
US National Weather Service Miami Florida

US National Weather Service Miami Florida

May 31: Happy last day of May, South Florida. Do you know what starts tomorrow? Hurricane Season! Are you prepared?

Florida Division of Emergency Management
05/29/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Today is the first day of Florida's Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday! Between now and June 4, hurricane preparedness supplies will be exempt from sales tax. Check out a list of qualifying items below ⬇️

For more information, visit FloridaRevenue.com/DisasterPrep

Florida Division of Emergency Management
05/23/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Your disaster supply kit may look a little different this year. Consider adding sanitizing supplies to your kit to also help prevent the further spread of #COVID19. Download a disaster supply checklist as you begin to prep for hurricane season - https://bit.ly/3bRfCPm

Severe Weather StatementUS National Weather Service Miami Florida328 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020FLC011-086-172000-/O.CON.KMFL...
05/17/2020
National Weather Service Watch Warning Advisory Summary

Severe Weather Statement

US National Weather Service Miami Florida
328 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

FLC011-086-172000-
/O.CON.KMFL.SV.W.0024.000000T0000Z-200517T2000Z/
Miami-Dade FL-Broward FL-
328 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EDT
FOR NORTHERN MIAMI-DADE AND SOUTHERN BROWARD COUNTIES...

At 328 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Hard Rock Stadium to Golden Glades to Port Of Miami,
moving east at 25 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to
roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines and Hollywood.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from
windows.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Miami. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on Facebook and
Twitter.

&&

LAT...LON 2573 8009 2572 8025 2587 8034 2593 8034
2603 8028 2612 8008 2594 8006
TIME...MOT...LOC 1928Z 255DEG 20KT 2596 8025 2592 8020 2580 8015

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.25IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

13

#flws

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The National Weather Service is your best source for complete weather forecast and weather related information on the web!

Special Weather StatementUS National Weather Service Miami Florida303 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020FLZ071>074-172-173-172015-In...
05/17/2020
National Weather Service Watch Warning Advisory Summary

Special Weather Statement

US National Weather Service Miami Florida
303 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

FLZ071>074-172-173-172015-
Inland Broward County FL-Coastal Broward County FL-
Metro Broward County FL-Metropolitan Miami Dade FL-Inland Miami-
Dade County FL-Coastal Miami Dade County FL-
303 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN MIAMI-DADE AND SOUTHERN
BROWARD COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

* At 302 PM EDT, National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near
Pennsuco to Marlins Park. Movement was northeast at 10 mph.

* Small hail, funnel clouds, and winds in excess of 45 mph possible
with these storms.

* Locations impacted include...
Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood,
Miramar, Davie, Miami Beach, Plantation, Sunrise, Tamarac, Margate,
Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, South Miami, Surfside, Miami Gardens,
Virginia Key, Hallandale and Lauderhill.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

These winds can down small tree limbs and branches, and blow around
unsecured small objects. Seek shelter in a safe building until the
storm passes.

Funnel clouds occasionally touch down and produce tornadoes or
waterspouts. Move indoors and stay away from windows.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on Facebook and
Twitter.

&&

LAT...LON 2592 7993 2585 8004 2573 8006 2565 8028
2592 8049 2623 8020
TIME...MOT...LOC 1902Z 235DEG 9KT 2593 8038 2576 8022

$$

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#flws

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The National Weather Service is your best source for complete weather forecast and weather related information on the web!

05/17/2020

Special Marine Warning

AMZ630-651-671-172045-
/O.NEW.KMFL.MA.W.0133.200517T1912Z-200517T2045Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
US National Weather Service Miami Florida
312 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
Biscayne Bay...
Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM...
Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM
excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas...

* Until 445 PM EDT.

* At 312 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing
waterspouts were located along a line extending from 10 nm west of
North Bay Village to near Coral Gables, moving east at 10 knots.

HAZARD...Waterspouts, wind gusts 34 knots or greater, and small
hail.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
Sunny Isles, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Key Biscayne, Hallandale, Fort
Lauderdale, Lighthouse Point, Pompano Beach, Hillsboro Beach, Cape
Florida, Virginia Key, Hollywood, Bay Harbor Islands, Port
Everglades, Miami Beach, Sea Ranch Lakes, Bal Harbour, Golden
Beach, Surfside, Coral Gables and North Bay Village.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Boaters should seek safe harbor immediately until these storms pass.
Wind gusts 34 knots or greater, small hail, high waves, dangerous
lightning, and heavy rain are possible with these storms.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

Report severe weather to the Coast Guard or the National Weather
Service. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on Facebook
and Twitter.

&&

LAT...LON 2561 8034 2565 8036 2574 8031 2579 8025
2587 8024 2592 8020 2626 8015 2631 8005
2572 7967
TIME...MOT...LOC 1912Z 263DEG 8KT 2589 8034 2577 8024

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...34KTS

$$

RAG

#flwx

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Short Term ForecastUS National Weather Service Miami Florida302 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020FLZ071>074-172-173-172000-Inland B...
05/17/2020
National Weather Service Watch Warning Advisory Summary

Short Term Forecast

US National Weather Service Miami Florida
302 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

FLZ071>074-172-173-172000-
Inland Broward County-Coastal Broward County-Metro Broward
County-Metropolitan Miami Dade-Inland Miami-Dade County-Coastal Miami
Dade County-
302 PM EDT Sun May 17 2020

.NOW...

At 301 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a line of developing showers
and thunderstorms along a line extending from Hard Rock Stadium to
West Miami, moving west at 5 mph.

Through the next few hours, this activity will continue affecting
portions of Broward and Miami Dade Counties. Strong wind gusts,
lightning, funnel clouds, and locally heavy rainfall, along with
reduced visibilities, may accompany this activity. While highly
uncertain, there could eventually be the possibility for 35 to 45
mph wind gusts with the stronger showers and thunderstorms and
localized flooding to occur if the heavier showers and thunderstorms
were to repeatedly move over the same locations for a couple of
hours.

Locations impacted include...
Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar,
Coral Springs, Pompano Beach, Davie, Miami Beach, Plantation,
Sunrise, Deerfield Beach, Tamarac, Margate, Coral Gables, Key
Biscayne, South Miami, Lighthouse Point and Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.

$$

RAG

#flwx

https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=FLZ172&warncounty=FLC011&firewxzone=FLZ172&local_place1=Hollywood%20FL&product1=Short+Term+Forecast&lat=26.0107&lon=-80.1603

The National Weather Service is your best source for complete weather forecast and weather related information on the web!

05/16/2020

Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Miami FL
749 PM EDT Sat May 16 2020

FLC011-170030-
/O.CON.KMFL.SV.W.0023.000000T0000Z-200517T0030Z/
Broward FL-
749 PM EDT Sat May 16 2020

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EDT
FOR BROWARD COUNTY...

At 748 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Twin Lakes, or
near Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, moving east at 10 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Coral Springs, Pompano Beach and Davie.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into a
small central room in a sturdy structure.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Miami. You can also share your report with NWS Miami on Facebook and
Twitter.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 2602 8004 2604 8033 2631 8032 2629 8003
TIME...MOT...LOC 2348Z 270DEG 11KT 2618 8015

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

RAG

#flwx

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