Hurricane season officially starts June 1 and lasts
until November 30.
Each year, an average of eleven tropical storms develop over the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea,
and Gulf of Mexico. In an average three-year period, roughly five hurricanes strike the US coastline, killing
approximately 50 to 100 people anywhere from Texas to Maine.
Be prepared, plan now and be ready
Knowing that emergencies and disasters
can happen anywhere and anytime, a Disaster Preparedness Guide is available to provide
you with valuable information to help Santa Rosa County residents, visitors and
businesses plan for man-made and natural disasters.
For more disaster preparedness and other important county information,
visit Santa Rosa County Emergency Management
Double Click on the appropriate link below to view or download the current Disaster Preparedness Guide.