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Hurricane Information


Terms To Know

  • Tropical Wave: A cluster of clouds and/or thunderstorm without a significant circulation and generally moving from east to west through the Tropics.
  • Tropical Depression: A cluster of clouds and/or thunderstorm without a significant circulation and substained wind speeds of less than 39mph.
  • Tropical Storm: An organized system of strong thunderstorms with top sustained winds of 39mph to 73mph. Tropical storms can quickly develop into hurricanes. Storms are named when they reach tropical storm strength.
  • Tropical Storm Watch: Tropical storm conditions are expected in the specified area of warning, within 36hours.
  • Tropical Storm Warning: Tropical storm conditions are expected in the specified area of warning, within 24 hours.
  • Hurricane: An intense tropical weather system with a sustained wind speed of 74mph or higher.
  • Storm Surge: A dome of sea water up to about 20 feet high that arrives with a hurricane, and can affect more than 100 miles of coastline. Evacuation zones are identified by their likelihood of being flooded by this rising water, which is responsible for most hurricane deaths.
  • Hurricane Watch: Hurricane Conditions are expected in the specified area of the warning within 36 hours. During a hurricane watch, prepare to take immediate action to protect your family and property in case a hurricane warning is issued.
  • Hurricane Warning: Hurricane Conditions are expected in the specified area of the warning within 24 hours. Complete all storm preparations and immediately follow local emergency management officials' advice about evacuation.
  • Tornado: Tornados ocur ususally in severe thunderstroms when wind changes direction and height, causing rotation. Windspeeds range from 40mph to 318mph. Landfalling rainbands.

Emergency Numbers

    Emergency Management Offices:
  • Miami-Dade 305-468-5400
  • Broward 954-831-3900
  • Monroe 305-289-6018
  • Palm Beach 561-712-6400

    American Red Cross:
  • Miami-Dade 305-644-1200
  • Broward 954-763-9900
  • Monroe 305-296-4033
  • Palm Beach 561-833-7711

Special Needs
  • Miami-Dade 305-513-7700 305-468-5402 (TDD)
  • Broward 954-537-2888 954-537-2882 (TTY)
  • Key West 305-292-4591 305-292-4418 (TTY)
  • Middle Keys 305-743-0079 xt.4591
  • Upper Keys 305-852-1469 xt.4591
  • Palm Beach 561-712-6400

    Answer Center:
  • Miami-Dade 305-468-5900
  • Citizen Information Line:
  • Broward County 954-831-4000
  • Emergency Information Center:
  • Palm Beach 561-712-6400
  • Emergency Information:
  • Monroe 800-955-55


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