Tropical storms and hurricanes are common in Florida and begins June 1 and ends November 30.
These storms impacting the Winter Garden area directly are low, but it is smart to be prepared as storms can change quickly and bring hazards in many forms. Staying up to date and informed is critical in making decisions to protect your family and home.
Pick a news station that you find most reliable to provide you information to make smart decisions. You can also download the OCFL Alert app to be notified on your mobile.
OCFL Alert App
TYPES OF STORMS
Although Winter Garden is not along the coast and not in any major evacuation zones, check your home location to see if you are susceptible to flooding. If you plan to evacuate, know what city you are going to and where you will be staying.
Know the difference between depressions, storms, and hurricanes.
Maximum sustained winds below 39 mph
Maximum sustained winds below 73 mph
Sustained winds above 75 mph
74 - 95 mph
96 - 110 mph
111 - 129 mph
130 - 156 mph
157 mph & Up
Local Businesses that have the items you need
We’re in your neighborhood and here when you need us. Your local Ace is an essential retailer and is open for business, or you can order online and pick-up in store or we’ll drop off curbside or deliver to your home.