ORLANDO, Fla. – From boil water notices to sand bag locations to shelters, emergency alerts are sent out by the county to get important information to its residents — especially during a major storm or hurricane.
Each county has an emergency alert notification system to notify people of information before, during and after a storm.
Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a “near normal” sesason with 12-17 named storms in 2023. Of those, five to nine could be hurricanes and one to four of those could become major hurricanes, reaching Category 3 intensity or greater.
Here’s a county-by-county list of each alert system you can sign up for ahead of hurricane season.
You’ll receive notifications for severe weather, but also other important information like boil water notices. Click here to sign up.
You can sign up for text alerts or download the app to receive information. Click here to sign up.
The county will send out information for before, during and after a storm. Click here to sign up.
You’ll receive notifications for road closures, evacuations and other storm-related information. This system is also used for missing persons and other community news. Click here to sign up.
The county’s emergency notification app gives shelter locations, water and ice distribution centers, evacuation routes and other announcements during an emergency. Click here to download the app.
You’ll be able to keep up with road closures, severe weather and other critical information. Click here to sign up.
The county will send out hurricane recovery information, boil water notices and anything else you need to know during an emergency. Click here to sign up.
Shelter information, road closures and more will be sent out during major weather events. Click here to sign up.
You’ll get notifications on evacuations, shelters and road closures. Click here to sign up.
Residents can sign up for countywide alerts and information for specific areas they live in. Click here to sign up.
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