The hurricane season starts June 1 and ends November 30.
2017 Atlantic Tropical Storm Names
Arlene Bret Cindy
Be Ready Escambia County
Division of Emergency Management: Escambia County faces many potential types of disasters—hurricanes, tornados, flooding, lightning, wildfires—and even man-made events such as hazardous materials spills and acts of terrorism. The mission of the Division of Emergency Management is to mitigate emergency situations and teach residents how to prepare their families, homes and businesses for disaster.
Red Cross Safe and Well Website
The Red Cross Safe and Well website allows users to update their Facebook and Twitter status when they register on the site. Safe and Well is a secure way to let your loved ones know where you are going during a hurricane evacuation or that you are okay in the aftermath of a disaster. If users choose to do so, they can easily let their entire network of friends and family know they are safe in one step.
After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This website is designed to help make that communication easier.