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Hurricane Information

National Hurricane Center

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General Hurricane Links

Accuweather Hurricane Center
hurricane.accuweather.com
Atlantic Tropical Weather Center
www.atwc.org
City of Jacksonville – Emergency Preparedness
www.coj.net/departments/fire-and-rescue/emergency-preparedness.aspx
FEMA Hurricanes Page
www.ready.gov/hurricanes
Florida Division of Emergency Management
www.floridadisaster.org/
Jacksonville Electrical Authority
www.jea.com
National Hurricane Center
www.nhc.noaa.gov
Weather Channel - Hurricanes
www.weather.com/newscenter/tropical
Weather Underground - Hurricanes
www.weatherunderground.com/tropical

Science & History of Hurricanes

Historic Hurricanes
www.hurricaneville.com/historic.html
Hurricane: Storm Science
www.miamisci.org/hurricane/
Hurricane History
www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/history.shtml
Hurricane Katrina: Science Online Special Collection
www.sciencemag.org/sciext/katrina/

Local News Sources

Action News Jax
www.actionnewsjax.com/
Beaches Leader
www.beachesleader.com
First Coast News
www.firstcoastnews.com
Florida Times-Union
www.jacksonville.com
News4Jax
www.news4jax.com

Preparing for the Storm

Hurricane Preparation & Recovery
www.epa.gov/hurricanes/
Hurricane Preparedness
www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/disaster_prevention.shtml
Hurricane Safety for the Animals
www.floridapets.net/Hurricane.html
Preparing for severe storms and hurricanes
www.floridadisaster.org/Preparedness/index.htm
What to do when a hurricane watch is issued
www.weather.com/outlook/wxready/articles/id-38

Evacuation and Shelter Information

City of Jacksonville – During the Storm
www.coj.net/Departments/Fire+and+Rescue/Emergency+Preparedness/Preparedness/Be+Prepared.htm.
City of Jacksonville – Evacuation Routes
www.coj.net/departments/fire-and-rescue/emergency-preparedness/get-prepared/storm-surge-zones---evacuation-routes.aspx
Florida - Road Status
www.eoconline.org/EM_Live/roadstat.nsf
Florida - Shelter status
www.eoconline.org/EM_Live/shelter.nsf
Florida - Traffic Information Map
www3.dot.state.fl.us/trafficinformation
Hurricanes: Evacuate or stay?
www.floridadisaster.org/EMTOOLS/Severe/hurricanes.htm

Return and Recovery Information

After the Storm - Important tips
www.flash.org/peril_inside.php?id=119
Disaster Management e-Government Initiative
www.disasterhelp.gov/disaster-resources.shtm
Disaster Relief Agencies
www.floridadisaster.org/
FEMA – Recovering from Disaster
www.ready.gov/recovering-disaster
Food safety in hurricanes and floods
www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm076993.htm
Hurricane Preparation & Recovery
www.epa.gov/hurricanes/
Hurricane Safety for the Animals
www.floridapets.net/Hurricane.html
Preparing food during a power failure
www.disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/PDFS/CHAP04/D04-10.PDF

How You Can Help

Citizen Corp Volunteer Resources
www.floridadisaster.org/CitizenCorps/
Disaster Relief
www.floridadisaster.org/
Florida Red Cross Chapters
www.tallyredcross.org/arc_florida.html
Hurricane Volunteer Information
www.volunteerfloridadisaster.org/