This week, forecasters are converging in Fort Lauderdale for the annual Governor's Hurricane Conference and they have quite a lot on their minds.
"We're kinda getting this feeling we're due somewhere in Florida," said Bill Read, the director of the National Hurricane Center.
It's been more than five years since a hurricane hit South Florida, and there's a growing concern that residents are getting complacent.
This year is a special year: The 25th anniversary of the conference. The theme: Learning from the past, preparing for the future.
That's exactly what Palm Beach County emergency managers are doing.
"We are here to learn and network," said Bill Johnson, the Palm Beach County Director of Emergency Management.
Although we got lucky last year with the weather pattern steering the storms away from us, it's too early to tell if that's going to happen again this year.
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