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Heavy Rainfall & Isolated Severe Storms Today through Wednesday Night

Overview:

Deep tropical moisture will move out of the Gulf of Mexico and will interact with a low pressure system and frontal boundary that will track across SE GA & NE FL Today through Wednesday Night. There will be several "waves" of heavy rainfall/possible severe weather which will end early Thursday Morning.

Irie Diner Gets Great Reviews

Caribbean Vibe is Alive at Irie Diner according to Restaurant Reviewer Jay Magee in The Times-Union article.

Clay Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up

Clay Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up

 

WHAT:         The Clay County Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up

                    

WHEN:        Wednesday, June 28, 2014

                    11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:      Moosehaven

              1701 Park Ave

                       Orange Park, FL  32073      

 

DETAILS:    The Clay Chamber is hosting the Annual Legislative Wrap-Up with members of the Clay County Delegation at Moosehaven. Senator Rob Bradley, Representative Travis Cummings, and Representative Bobby Payne will be discussing the 2017 Florida Legislative Session. Orange Park Medical Center is the presenting sponsor, AT&T is corporate sponsor, and executive sponsors include England, Thims and Miller, Baptist Clay Medical Campus, Waste Pro, Hanania Automotive Group, Advanced Disposal, and Teco Peoples Gas. Business sponsor are Community Hospice and Palliative Care and PACE Center for Girls, Clay.

 

The cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. Participants can register online at www.claychamber.com.

GCS Spring Park & Pool Dedication

Refreshments to follow.

Please RSVP by June 12 to

Kimberly Thomas, Executive Assistant

(904) 297-7054 or kthomas@greencovesprings.com

Attire will be Business Casual

Governor Scott, Speaker Corcoran, and President Negron announce a Special Session

Special Session will address:

•        Funding for Florida’s K-12 students through the FEFP:

•        Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

•        Increase VISIT FLORIDA Funding

Severe Weather Threat increased to ENHANCED

Tornado watch is in effect across NE FL right now. 



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.