Hurricane Dorian Emergency Contacts


Visit Florida has activated its statewide emergency site, which provides links to the National Hurricane Center, Gas Finder, Realtime Traffic Information and Travel Safety Information.

Additionally, through VISIT FLORIDA's partnership with Expedia, the Emergency Accommodations Module was activated to provide travelers and evacuees with real-time accommodations availability. Please be advised that according to the National Hurricane Center, nearly the entire state of Florida is in the projected path of Hurricane Dorian as it approaches the state. Expedia has activated its emergency accommodations module to assist those seeking accommodations. Please take caution when traveling, monitor local news, and check for updates at 

  • Florida Emergency Information 24-hour Hotline: 800-342-3557
  • Text "FLPrepares" to 888777 to receive Alert Florida notifications


For general Hurricane information, including that on shelters, generator ready businesses, and resources for the elderly and disabled visit  You can also reach the Broward County Call Center at 311, or 954-831-4000, for updates and general preparedness information.


The City of Fort Lauderdale offers numerous ways to stay informed before, during and after a storm:

The most up-to-date forecast information can be found on the National Hurricane Center website at and our website at

Other helpful links for hurricanes/tropical storm information:
Important Hurricane Information & FAQs -
The Weather Channel -
USA Today Travel & Weather -
Visit Florida -
Florida Hurricane Center -
National Weather Service -
National Climatic Data Center -
Florida Division of Emergency Management -
Expedia Florida Hotel Availability -
Florida 511 - Interactive traffic routes/evacuation throughout the state: