Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season starts June 1 and ends November 30, with storms typically peaking in August and September.

Staying informed before, during and after a storm is essential. Being prepared saves lives. The resources below are aimed at keeping Palm Beach County residents healthy and safe in the event of a hurricane.

Click here to visit the Palm Beach County hurricane page with planning guides available in English, Spanish and Creole.

Click here to download the Florida Division of Emergency Management 2024 Hurricane Guide.

Disaster Supply Kit

Having the right items during a disaster makes all the difference. Residents should make sure they have enough food, water, first aid items, medications, tools and supplies to last during and after a storm. 

Click here for an Emergency Supply Kit Shopping List

Stay Informed

AlertPBC is Palm Beach County's emergency notification system allowing you to sign up to recieve notifications via phone calls, text messaging and email.

Click here to register for AlertPBC

Other ways to stay informed:

Download the Palm Beach County DART (Disaster Awareness and Recovery Tool) App


Follow Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management on social media


Monitor local news

  • Click here for a list of radio and television stations
  • Click here to see the Palm Beach Post 2024 hurricane season guide


Call the 211 HelpLine for up-to-date information on services


Avoid scams and price gouging by using the No Scam app or calling 1-866-9NO-SCAM


Get Involved

Neighbors helping neighbors is a sign of a resilient community.

Ways to help include:


Contact Town of Palm Beach United Way at 561-655-1919 for additional volunteer opportunities.