Emergency Storm Information

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District Returns to Normal Operations »

July 7, 2021 – All Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) offices will be open Thursday, July 8, as the District returns to normal operations after Tropical Storm Elsa.

Emergency Order No. SWF 21-037 (Tropical Storm Elsa) »

July 7, 2021 – The District has issued Emergency Order No.

All District Offices Closed Wednesday, July 7 »

July 6, 2021 – All Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) offices will be closed Wednesday, July 7, due to potential impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa.

District Raises Activation Level of Emergency Operations Center »

July 6, 2021 –
Emergency Operations Center at Level 1 Activation

All District Offices Closed Tuesday, July 6 »

July 5, 2021 –
All Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) offices will be closed Tuesday, July 6, due to potential impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa.

All District-Managed Campgrounds and Properties to Close at 5 p.m. Monday, July 5 »

July 4, 2021 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will close all District-managed campgrounds and properties to include trails and day use areas throughout its 16-county region at 5 p.m.

District Monitors Tropical Storm Elsa »

July 4, 2021 –
Emergency Operations Center at Level 2 activation

Hurricane Elsa Employee Preparation »

July 2, 2021 – As Hurricane Elsa approaches, the District’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is monitoring the storm.

2021 Hurricane Season – District Employee Preparation »

July 1, 2021 – The Atlantic basin hurricane season occurs June 1st through November 30th. During this time, there   is a heightened risk of severe rain events, high winds, flooding and storm damage.