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Orlando Executive Airport
Lat: 28.55°N / Lon: -81.34°W | Elev: 102 ft. | Last update: 29 Jan 04:53 am EST

Hazardous Weather Alerts
Fair
46° F

Dewpoint: 22°F
Humidity: 38%
Barometer: 30.06 in.
Winds: 12 (get wind direction from Windd)
Wind gusts: 21
Wind chill: 40
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

5-Day Forecast
Overnight
Clear
Low: 41°F
(-18°C)
Saturday Night
Clear
Low: 32°F
(-18°C)
Sunday Night
Clear then Patchy Frost
Low: 40°F
(-18°C)
Monday Night
Patchy Frost then Partly Cloudy
Low: 46°F
(-18°C)
Tuesday Night
Partly Cloudy
Low: 55°F
(-18°C)
Saturday
Sunny and Windy
High: 51°F
(-18°C)
Sunday
Sunny
High: 58°F
(-18°C)
Monday
Patchy Frost
High: 68°F
(-18°C)
Tuesday
Mostly Sunny
High: 73°F
(-18°C)
Wednesday
Mostly Sunny
High: 78°F
(-18°C)

Rained Out: Vehicle safety systems struggle to “see” in bad weather

During closed-course testing, AAA simulated rainfall and other environmental conditions to measure impact on the performance of ADAS like automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assistance.
Everglades receives $1.1 billion from Infrastructure Bill
The funding allocated to the U.S. Army Corps will allow already planned projects under the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan to be expedited, hastening the completion of Everglades Restoration.
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey admits 765 Raptors in 2021
Though 40% of the injuries are unknown, top injuries for 2021 include: falls from nests, vehicle strikes, and electrocution; most injuries treated are due to human-wildlife interactions.
The Best Part of Lake Apopka Natural Gas District? YOU!
If you know anything about LANGD’s residential and commercial customers, it is that they will never turn down an opportunity to make a difference.

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Orange County experiences 2.1 inches of rainfall in December
December brought average rainfall to the region with most of the activity occurring along the central coastline, with Orange County experiencing 2.1 inches.
Apopka gardeners can celebrate January with Chickasaw Plum
For the green thumbs and garden-dreamers alike, every month we'll highlight a UF / IFAS feature plant that deserves a spotlight in Florida-friendly gardening.
Wild and Scenic: The importance of the Wekiva River
Everything we learn in monitoring the Wekiva River not only benefits its protection but builds on the body of science necessary to protect the other waterways throughout our state.
Bees, bats, and first-time homebuyers are back! UF/IFAS January classes start this week
UF / IFAS Extension has their January selections ready to help you make a positive start to 2021. Classes range from beekeeping to diabetes prevention, and so much more.
4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022
When many people think of New Year’s resolutions, they brainstorm ways to improve themselves for the year ahead. What if we expanded those aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society, and the planet, too?
CERT program trains Orange County residents to respond to disasters
CERT is a national program guided by FEMA that educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in disaster response skills.
Why 2022 is crucial in the fight against child-harming pesticides
The Farmworker's Association of Florida in Apopka is fighting for a ban on pesticides that cause leaning disabilities in children. They triumphed in part just this year, but much more is needed.
Demings touts new clean water funding for Florida; Apopka a potential recipient
Florida can expect to receive $1.6 billion in federal funding through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. But how much of that can Apopka tap into?
Decorate with Joy, Not Insects That Destroy
Look twice before you acquire fresh plant material for your seasonal décor this year, because there may be something lurking inside.
November rainfall above average due to rare Nor'easter
November brought above-average rainfall, with most of the activity occurring in the early part of the month (5th-6th) during a rare Nor'easter in Florida.
Waiving rules for moving Florida gopher tortoises only helps developers
In an executive order issued on Nov. 18 with no warning, the commission’s executive director, Eric Sutton, waived several longstanding rules for moving gopher tortoises out of the way of new development. One rule he waived says you can’t move a tortoise more than 100 miles away from its home.
District waives fee to plug abandoned artesian wells
With more than 7 million acres of publicly and privately owned land within the District’s boundaries, finding abandoned wells is the biggest challenge.
UF Researchers: Aquarium fish released into Florida waters can harm ecosystem
Nonnative fish eat away at the banks of rivers and lakes – one reason University of Florida researchers caution people not to release unwanted fish.
Feds dragging their feet on a plan to feed starving Florida manatees
In 2018, toxins from red tide algae killed 288 of the record-setting 824 manatees that turned up dead. This year, as of November 19th, the number hit 1,017.
Settlement funds from oil spill to help restore FL oyster reefs
Storm damage, pollution and other factors - some related to climate change - are reducing the oyster population. But settlement funds from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill are now available …