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Hurricane Season: Information, Links & Need-to-Know! Updated for 2024

Updated: Jul 4


Hurricane season has started, so be prepared. Watch a video from Emergency Management Director David Reyes for more information.


Hurricane season June 1 -November 30

Resources from Palm Beach Gardens to prepare, stay ahead, and recover from the storm: Hurricane Checklists Storm Ahead

 

KNOW YOUR EVACUATION and FLOOD ZONE! In the event of a storm, you may have to evacuate your home

and travel to a safer location.

  • It only takes about six inches of fast-moving flood water to sweep a person off their feet, just one foot of water can move a car off the road and 3 feet of floodwater to sweep a car away .

  • Check your policy for flood insurance. Homeowner’s insurance policies typically do not cover damage from floods. For more information go to: www.floodsmart.gov website or call (888) 379-9531)

  • To find out if your risk is low, moderate, or high-risk go to: https://www.floodsmart.gov/

  • Evacuation route information: 850-414-4100

  • Florida’s Turnpike: www.floridasturnpike.com

  • Florida Department of Transportation free call '511' for travel information and roadway conditions, including road and bridge closures, toll suspensions and major evacuation routes. www.FL511.com.

 

Reliable sources of information:

New Hurricane Guide Arriving to All Palm Beach Gardens Residents Soon!

The City’s handy Hurricane Guide has been given an update and is now available online. We are also mailing a copy to every household, so be on the lookout to see this resource in your mailbox soon.


 

Other Important Links: FEMA

 

Recommended Phone Applications:

American Red Cross Hurricane Android I iPhone American Red Cross Flood Android I iPhone Florida 511 iPhone I Android FEMA Android I iPhone Palm Beach County Disaster Assessment and Recovery (PBC DART) Android I iPhone Miami-Dade 311 Direct iPhone I Android Miami-Dade Damage Assessment (Snapshot) Android Miami-Dade Transit Watch iPhone 211 South Florida iPhone I Android Life 360 Family locator Android I iPhone My Radar Android I iPhone NOAA Weather Radio Android I iPhone ASPCA Mobile App Android I iPhone ICEBlueButton Android I iPhone Reunite Android I iPhone My MedList iPhone Floodwatch iPhone Monster Guard for Kids Android I iPhone Finding Rover Android I iPhone

 

Social Media Pages to Follow:

Palm Beach County Emergency Management: Facebook I Twitter Broward County Emergency Management: Facebook I Twitter Miami-Dade County Emergency Management: Facebook I Twitter Florida Division of Emergency Management: Facebook I Twitter Florida Department of Health: Facebook I Twitter US National Weather Service Miami: Facebook I Twitter

 

Other Sites of Interest:





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