Because of our location at the southern tip of Florida, the Florida Keys are particularly vulnerable to tropical storms and hurricanes. The entire chain of islands sits at or just above sea level making flooding and storm surge a particular problem. For information about Hurricanes, preparing for a storm and for details about particular storms, visit one of the links listed below, or browse our Monroe County Sheriff's Office Web site.

Monroe County Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness Brochures/Information

National Hurricane Center:

National Weather Service

National Weather Service - Key West

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

American Red Cross