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Polk County Hurricane Awareness Tour

Polk County Hurricane Awareness Tour

Lakeland, Florida-- Polk County Fire Rescue, in conjunction with the National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, City of Lakeland, Lakeland Lender Airport, and Polk County School Board will hold a Polk County Hurricane Awareness Tour on May 4 at Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland.

Cold weather shelter info Wednesday night

Cold weather shelter info Wednesday night

Bartow, FL -- The following locations are opening by the American Red Cross for cold weather shelter beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening.

No one will be allowed to register or enter the shelter after 10 p.m.:

Cold weather shelters open Tuesday night

Cold weather shelters open Tuesday night

Bartow, FL -- The following locations are opening by the American Red Cross for cold weather shelter beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Cool and clear forecast for Bartow's Friday fest

Cool and clear forecast for Bartow's Friday fest

Bartow, FL -- With a forecast high of just 74, and lows in the 50's, it's shaping-up for a touch of fall to be in the air during Friday Fest in historic Bartow.

The event is set for Friday, October 21, from 6 to 9 p.m., along east Main Street and Central Avenue.

The street party features lots of activities for adults and kids.

Live entertainment will be provided and a bounce house is planned for the kids.

Food and drink will be available from vendors on the street as well as from the downtown restaurants.

Polk County holds Hurricane Expo

Polk County holds Hurricane Expo

Polk County, FL -- Thousands of residents participated in the Polk County Hurricane Expo held at the Orange Dome in Winter Haven Saturday.

Experts including 10 News meteorologist Chris Suchan spoke on the upcoming season, forecasting and concerns of the inland wind and tornado threat from tropical systems passing across Polk County.

Additionally, members of emergency services in the county were on hand along with a number of vendors to answer questions, pass out information or showcase products to buy.