Before, During & After a Storm
Before the Storm
As hurricane season approaches, individuals, families, and businesses should prepare and plan for an emergency. If you are not sure how to plan and what supplies to get, this site can help. Links to various town, county, state and federal resources are available below.
Develop Your Family's or Business's Disaster Preparedness Plan
Visit the Florida Department of Emergency Management's disaster preparedness website and use their interactive online tool to prepare and print your family's or business's plan. This useful tool allows you to answer a series of questions and create a plan customized for you. Having a plan A and a plan B for you, your family or your business is important. Make sure everyone knows about your plans, meet-up places, and safe places before a storm.
Click on the tabs below to see important links for before, during and after a storm.
Before the Storm Links
- Tracking a Storm via the National Hurricane Center
- Hurricane Season Preparedness Toolkit Ready.gov
- Hurricane Safety Checklist Red Cross (English) (Español)
- Checklists of supplies
- Sign-up for Alert PBC - Palm Beach Counties Emergency Notification System
- Hurricane preparation for boats
- DART Smartphone App - PBC Emergency Management information for your iPhone or Android Device
Post-Storm Information Updates
If a storm disrupts the Town's ability to provide updates by phone, television and website, important information bulletins will be posted daily at 25 sites. The information tubes look like the tubes used by realtors.
Town Services After a Storm
Residents should plan for the following Town services to remain suspended for at least 3 business days following a major storm event: Garbage & Recycling, Building Permits, and Occupational Licensing.
The actual length of time services are suspended depends largely on the severity of the storm. check the Town's Resident Information Line at 561-743-7013.