National Weather Radio
Radio batteries last longer than those for smart phone or other electronic devices. Here are lists for National Weather Radio (NWR) stations in your area.
How to make a plan for disaster in your county from the Florida Division of Emergency Management. There are three options: Family Plan, Business Plan, and Special Needs Plan.
The Florida Emergency Information Line has been activated 24/7. For up-to-date information regarding Irma, call 1-800-342-3557.
The Twitter feed of the Florida Division of Emergency Management provides very helpful and up-to-date hurricane information.
This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area. It also provides tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
American Red CrossGovernor Scott
is encouraging Floridians to volunteer for the American Red Cross:
"In partnership with the American Red Cross, salaried, non-essential state employees can receive expedited volunteer certifications
for disaster services so that they may assist in or operate shelters in response to Hurricane Irma impacts and preparation. Florida law allows Governor Scott to grant full-time, salaried state employees up to 15 days of administrative leave for emergency volunteer efforts through the American Red Cross. All Floridians can register for American Red Cross certifications at VolunteerFlorida.org