- Weather Bug by Earth Networks
Enter U.S. City or ZIP Code for live local weather forecasts and hurricane news
- National Hurricane Center
Official hurricane tracking website of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Provides real-time hurricane tracking information.
- National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center
The Weather Service’s one-stop shop for predictions, data and research about hurricanes.
- The Tropical Meteorology Project
Hurricane forecaster William Gray’s website.
- Tropical Storm Risk
London-based forecasting group at University College.
WIND AND WATER DAMAGE
- Flood Smart
Get complete information on flood insurance, including a risk assessment based on your street address and a map of flood-prone areas in your neighborhood.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management provides tips for your disaster family plan, how to strengthen your home and disability disaster information.
HOME AND BUSINESS SAFETY
- FEMA’s Safe Rooms and Community Shelters
Case studies, funding sources, resources and plans for building a tornado-resistant safe room.
- Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
Do-it-yourselfers will find FLASH’s online animations for various retrofits indispensible. The site also contains a handy calculator to estimate the total cost of various alternatives for window protection.
- Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
The Institute’s online Homeowner’s Guide to Hurricane Retrofit provides detailed and concise information on shoring up the structural elements most prone to failure during a hurricane.
- OSHA’s Hurricane Preparedness and Response
Advice on protecting your business and employees before, during and after a storm. A service of the United States Department of Labor.
- Shelter-in-Place Emergency Preparedness List
Visit Dr. Ralph’s Emergency Preparedness Closet by the Water Quality & Health Council to know the essentials for a shelter-in-place emergency, and the recommended quantities to store.
- Safety Information from Travelers
Download this Hurricane Readiness Checklist and Property Inventory Form.
- Safety Information for Your Garage Door
Information provided by LiftMaster on how to prepare your garage door, the most vulnerable part of your home during a storm, for hurricane-force winds.
- Product Diggers
A comprehensive hurricane family-safety guide with helpful information and tips on how families can prepare for hurricane season.
- Financial Preparation
Information and advice on preparing financially for hurricanes and other natural disasters.
- Rates for Insurance: How to Pack an Emergency Kit
The emergency kit packing list for anyone that has to hit the road during a major storm.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
The official website of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The official website of the National Emergency Management Association
STATE GOVERNMENT RESOURCES