02 Jun Hurricane Season Information
Posted on June 2, 2022
Hurricane Season Information
from the City of Miami Beach
The 2022 hurricane season officially begins today, June 1 and runs through November 30. The City of Miami Beach has provided the following information to ensure the safety of its residents.
Have A Plan & Build A Kit
If you have not taken steps to prepare, now is the time to make sure you have a plan and build a disaster supply kit. Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2022 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday began Saturday, May 28 and extends through Friday, June 10.
Visit the city’s hurricane preparedness webpage for tips on how to stay safe this hurricane season and watch the city’s hurricane special, airing regularly on MBTV (Channel 660 on Breezeline or Channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse) through the end of November.
Stay Connected and Informed
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates.
- Download the Ready Miami-Dade (Ready MDC) mobile application from the County’s Office of Emergency Management, available via Google Play and the App Store store.
- Text MBAlert to 888777 to receive emergency alerts via text.
- Visit www.mbalerts.com to sign-up for text/email/phone call alerts to receive emergency notifications and automatic weather alerts.
Register Vulnerable Populations
The city encourages households with family members who are elderly or have special needs to sign up for the Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program (EEAP) provided by Miami-Dade County. Do not wait until an evacuation order is issued, register today at www.miamidade.gov/fire/eeap.asp.
- Remember when considering your evacuation location, it is advisable to avoid groups/gatherings if you are not vaccinated. The CDC provides guidance for preparing for hurricanes under COVID-19.
- Public evacuation centers will be made available when needed, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, locations may reduce capacity at any time. Social distancing and other restrictions may still be in place. Make sure that you take proper Miami Beach identification with you; you might need it to re-enter the city after damage and safety assessments are completed by official staff.
- Consider packing additional disinfecting wipes, masks and hand sanitizer when putting together your preparedness kit.