Before The Storm

Plan Ahead

Have a plan for what could happen if you lose your home after a storm. If safety officials advise you to evacuate, please do so immediately. For more information visit the interactive evacuation route map from Escambia County.

Each year prior to hurricane season, your family should review your existing strategy and make changes as necessary.  Your hurricane strategy should include evacuation plans, such as where your family and pets will go, what route to take, when to leave and what supplies are necessary.  Supplies should last for at least one week.

Emergency Supply Kit

In the event the storm is a threat to your surrounding area, listen to local media for information and instructions and follow these steps to prepare:


Be sure to also visit the BeReady Escambia website for comprehensive hurricane preparation information.