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Published on May 23, 2024
 Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Holds Hurricane Readiness Conference in Doral Amid Storm Season ConcernsSource: Wikipedia/Ryan Holloway/ Armando Rodriguez Miami-Dade County Photographers - Miami-Dade County server, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

As the stormy season approaches, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is preparing to speak to her constituents about the upcoming hurricane season. The event will be held at the Emergency Operations Center in Doral, where Mayor Levine Cava will be joined by key emergency and weather officials from Miami-Dade. They will host a press conference today at 2:00 p.m. to emphasize the essential measures individuals and families should take to stay safe during what is anticipated to be another intense period of extreme weather, according to Miami-Dade County official statement.

The 2024 hurricane season, gearing up to churn from June 1st, marks a period not just of potential wind and water woes but a combo of extreme heat and increased precipitation, which officially began on May 1st and May 15th, respectively. In her bilingual remarks, Mayor Levine Cava will address measures for preparedness and the relevance, shared in tandem with members from the Department of Emergency Management, the Office of Resilience, and the National Weather Service. Present at the conference, Director Pete Gomez and meteorologist Robert Molleda are to offer their expertise, according to the Miami-Dade County.

With an agenda aimed to keep the Miami-Dade County community a step ahead of potential catastrophes, the press briefing is not just about issuing a warning but also equipping residents with actionable guidance. The Mayor's Office points out that being prepared early—before the tempest tosses its threats upon the shorelines—is a civic duty everyone shares. Getting homes stormproof and families knowledgeable about evacuation routes and emergency protocols underscoring the conference's message.

Reaffirming the county's commitment to diversity and inclusivity, interpretation services for Haitian Creole and American Sign Language will be provided – ensuring that the vital information reaches all community members. Recognizing the mosaic of cultures that forms the bedrock of Miami-Dade County's vibrancy, Mayor Levine Cava's administration ensures none are left adrift as the hurricane season looms on the horizon.