Hurricane Information

Dorian Update

Broward County Emergency Management

Learn about  Broward County Emergency Management, including the phases of emergency management, governmental affairs, activation levels and the comprehensive emergency management plan. 

Persons with Special Needs

Broward County has designated locations for people with special needs. Registration is necessary for the Special Needs and Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program. Discover details by viewing the Emergency Preparedness for Residents at Risk page on Broward County's website.

Broward County Evacuation Routes & Zones

To determine if your location is within a storm surge planning zone, visit the Broward County Evacuation Routes and Zones page or call the Broward County Emergency Hotline 3-1-1. Learn more about evacuations at Broward County's Evacuation Information page.

General Population and Pet Friendly Shelters

The City does not have any Hurricane Shelters. Refer to the County list of general population and pet friendly shelters page. Pet friendly shelters are available on a first come, first served basis. Pets must be in a carrier/crate and be accompanied with proof of up-to-date rabies vaccinations. Evacuees must bring all necessary care supplies for their pets (food, water, medicine, litter box and litter, etc).

The official Atlantic hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30. The majority of tropical activity occurs during these six months. Always be prepared for a storm year-round.

Tropical Climate - Know Your Weather

Tropical Depression: An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 mph (33kt) or less.

Tropical Storm: An organized system of strong thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39 - 73 mph (34 - 63 kt).

Hurricane: An intense tropical weather system of strong thunderstorms with a well-defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 kt) or higher. In other parts of the world, the word hurricane is synonymous with typhoon and cyclone. 

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Resource Guide

Hallandale Beach Police Department



911 Emergency

Dial 911 for all emergencies only. Using the 911 system for non-emergencies could prevent someone with a legitimate emergency from getting immediate access to help. 

Broward County Office of Emergency Management


Broward County Emergency Alerts

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1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243)

Report outages, check statuses, report hazardous conditions, report power-related conditions, and more at Florida Power & Light (FPL), the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida.

myHB App

Access the City's Alert Center, National Hurricane Center, FPL Storm Center, and report non-emergency conditions via this smart phone app. 


1-800-621-FEMA (3362)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency supports citizens and first responders to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all emergency hazards.

American Red Cross 


The American Red Cross responds to natural disasters and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies such as hurricanes, fires, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, etc. by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.