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The Official Hurricane Season in Florida runs from June 1 to December 1.

On this page, readers will find Florida hurricane information and links to previous blogs.

*National Hurricane Center

The Center is a division of the National Weather Service.  Users can enter in their zipcode      to obtain local weather forecasts as well.

*Florida State University’s Hurricane Preparedness & Response Site (Information Use Management & Policy Institute)

Did you know that Florida public libraries have served as important centers for emergency information and assistance after hurricanes? This portal has planning guides, evacuee assistance information, a searchable database with many resources, and updates:

*Fox 29 (WFLX)’s Hurricane Center
An excellent resource with local tracking maps and plots (continously updated with feeds from the NOAA) was recommended to me by a colleague at work recently. (Users can also find it on-line via any search engine by typing in “WFLX hurricane center,” or by clicking on the link below):

*211 for Palm Beach/Treasure Coast

Phone Numbers: 2-1-1 (from service area) (Dial 2-1-1 for TTY/TDD Access)
(866) 882-2991 (Alternative Number)
(561) 383-1111 (Alternative Number)

Blog Postings:

*August 31, 2011

Written by lantanalister1

September 2, 2011 at 9:04 pm

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