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News from around the Clay County business community and Chamber of Commerce.

Increasing potential for heavy rainfall over portions of our area.

Continued threat for locally heavy rainfall. Latest forecasts suggest widespread 1-3 inches with local amounts of 4+ inches where more persistent thunderstorms occur through Wednesday. There could be some minor flooding in low-lying and poor-drainage areas.

 It is important to closely monitor the latest weather conditions and forecasts through today.

Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rainfall Possible Through Wednesday Night

*Highlights*

  • Slight Risk of Severe Storms for southeast Georgia today through Wednesday night
  • Marginal Risk of Severe Weather for northeast Florida this afternoon and tonight and Slight Risk Wednesday and Wednesday Night
  • Waves of showers/storms will lead to additional areal average rainfall totals of 2-4 inches with locally much higher amounts, and a Flood Watch may be required for portions of the region for Wednesday and Wednesday night 

Make Your Voice Heard: Take Our D.C. Fly-In Survey Today

The Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Florida Chamber Foundation Board of Trustees are traveling to Washington, D.C. in June 2017, to meet with members of Florida's Congressional Delegation and federal agencies to urge support of Florida's job creators.

Keeping You Informed: Florida Chamber Releases Small Business Index Survey Results

The Florida Chamber of Commerce recently revealed the results of our second quarter Small Business Index Survey, which shows  “Workforce Quality” and “Government Regulations” as the top issues Florida's job creators are concerned about.

Tobacco Free Florida Week (TFFW)

This week we recognize Tobacco Free Florida Week (TFFW) and the theme of, “The Cost of Smoking.” TFFW is not only a time to recognize the great work we’ve been doing here in Clay County but throughout the state as well as we continue to educate our community.

Florida Coastal Management Program Annual Meeting

The Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) is a network of state agencies implementing 24 statutes that protect and enhance the state’s natural, cultural and economic coastal resources. 

Florida Legislature Misses Opportunities to Make Florida More Competitive

While the Florida Chamber believes the 2017 Legislative Session could have been worse, but should have been much better for local businesses and the jobs they support. See below for a look at The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

DANGEROUS FIRE POTENTIAL

NOAA Upgrades the Fire Weather Watch to a RED FLAG WARNING

North Florida Land Trust 6th Annual Fish Fry

Elevated to Critical Fire Danger Today

Hopefully you were on the receiving end of some much needed rainfall with yesterday's system.  Here's an estimate from our radars of how much rain fell: