BSO Hurricane Guide

Hurricane season in Florida runs June 1 through November 30, with the peak activity period beginning in mid-August and continuing through mid-October. It's not unusual to see storms developing early and late in the season, as evidenced by Hurricane Wilma in 2005.

This guide will help you establish hurricane procedures for your family and business and help you weather the storms.

Be aware of approaching storms
Hurricane supplies
Installing hurricane shutters
As the storm approaches
Should you evacuate?
Pet and livestock owners - special preparations
Staying safe during the hurricane
After the storm has safely passed
Generator safety
Price gouging
Snapshot Damage Assessment Program
More information
List of Broward County hurricane shelters

Other helpful information from Broward County:

For a complete list of Broward County services, please click here to view The Official Broward County Hurricane Preparedness Guide.

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2013 Atlantic
storm names

Andrea
Barry
Chantal
Dorian
Erin
Fernand
Gabrielle
Humberto
Ingrid
Jerry
Karen
Lorenzo
Melissa
Nestor
Olga
Pablo
Rebekah
Sebastien
Tanya
Van
Wendy