With possibly of a hurricane impacting Florida, the State Emergency Operations Center may activate the Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) to assist residents with storm-related questions. This toll free line will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.. The number is 1-800-342-3557.
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Get Text Updates from Florida Emergency Management:
Text "FLCARES" to 888777
Orange County: 407-836-9140
Citizen Info Line: 407-836-3111
Florida Dept of Transportation: 850-414-4595
If you are unable to evacuate before the hurricane hits, stay inside. Don't be fooled by the eye of the hurricane and its temporary period of calm weather conditions. The length of time within the eye varies from several minutes to a couple of hours, depending on the size of the storm. Remember, the larger and more intense the hurricane, the larger the eye. Stay away from windows and glass doors. You could be struck by flying debris. Continue to listen to your radio for hurricane updates and emergency information.
What to do before, during and after a hurricane: