Taylor County Hurricane Guide

updated November 30, 2005

Record-setting 2005 Hurricane Season - Active Hurricane Era Likely To Continue

Nov. 29, 2005

“This hurricane season shattered records that have stood for decades—most named storms, most hurricanes and most category five storms. Arguably, it was the most devastating hurricane season the country has experienced in modern times,” said retired Navy Vice Adm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., Ph.D., undersecretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator .... read complete story from NOAA

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Download Florida Sea Grant's Hurricane Survival Family Action Guidelines (122KB pdf) for storm safety information & visit Florida Sea Grant's Coastal Storms web site.

View the updated map of Taylor County Hurricane Evacuation Routes (73KB pdf)

The Disaster Handbook is a UF IFAS program for citizens about agricultural safety and disaster preparedness and recovery. Here you will find topics such as "What to do during a power failure," "Emergency Food and Water," and "Keys to Hurricane Safety."

Also check out "Are you Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizens Preparedness" from FEMA.