Southwest Florida Extreme Weather Contact Information

Each year the National Coastal Data Development Center creates/updates extreme weather contact sheets for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  These contact sheets can be considered a one-stop reference for contacting government officials and monitoring information.  The sheets are available in a laminated and waterproof format free of charge by e-mailing:  ncddc@noaa.gov.

For easy reference, the content of the Southwest Florida region extreme weather information sheet is shown below.

STATE INFORMATION

Florida Emergency Information Line (Only activated during disasters)1-800-342-3557
Florida Division of Emergency Management (www.FloridaDisaster.org)Non-Emergencies 850-413-9900
Emergencies Only 1-800-320-0519 or 850-413-9911
FloridaEvacuates.comhttp://floridaevacuates.com
Florida Department of Transportation (www.dot.state.fl.us)1-866-374-FDOT (3368)
Florida Highway Patrol (www.flhsmv.gov/fhp)850-617-2000 (*FHP from any cell phone)
Florida Department of Health (www.doh.state.fl.us)850-245-4321
Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (www.floir.com)850-413-3140
Florida Office of Tourism (www.visitflorida.com)1-888-735-2872
Florida Department of Law Enforcement (www.fdle.state.fl.us)850-410-7000
Governor’s Office (www.flgov.com)850-488-4441 or 850-488-7146
Florida Attorney General (http://myfloridalegal.com)850-414-3300
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (www.dep.state.fl.us)850-245-2118
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (www.myfwc.com)850-488-4676
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs(www.floridavets.org)727-319-7400
Florida Department of Elder Affairs(http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/index.php)1-800-96ELDER (963-5337)
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services(www.freshfromflorida.com)850-488-3022
Florida Division of Animal Industry Emergency Linkswww.doacs.state.fl.us/ai/adc/adc_emerg_manag_links.shtml
International Hurricane Research Center (www.ihc.fiu.edu)305-348-1607
National Weather Service Forecast Office (Tampa Bay, FL Office) (www.weather.gov/tampa)813-645-4111
National Weather Service Forecast Office (Key West, FL Office) (www.weather.gov/keywest)305-295-1316
National Weather Service Forecast Office (Miami, FL Office) (www.weather.gov/miami)305-229-4550
National Weather Service Forecast Office (Melbourne, FL Office) (www.weather.gov/melbourne)321-255-0212
StormSmart Coastshttp://fl.stormsmart.org
US Coast Guard, 7th District (www.uscg.mil/D7)1-800-874-7561
Seminole Tribe Emergency Management Hotline (www.stofemd.com)1-800-617-7514
Florida Power & Light Company (www.fpl.com)Outage 1-800-4-OUTAGE (468-8243)
Lee County Electric Cooperative (www.lcec.net)1-800-282-1643
Peace River Electric Cooperative (www.preco.org)1-800-282-3824
Progress Energy (www.progress-energy.com)Outage 1-800-228-8485
Glades County Electric Cooperative (www.gladesec.com)1-800-226-4024
Florida Public Utilities(www.fpuc.com)1-800-427-7712
FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911FOR NON-EMERGENCIES CALL 211

COUNTY INFORMATION

Charlotte
Emergency Management941-833-4000
www.charlottecountyfl.com/emergency
Sheriff941-639-2101
Charlotte County Fire941-833-5600
Boca Grande Fire941-964-2908
Englewood Fire941-474-3311
Punta Gorda Police941-639-4111
Punta Gorda Fire941-575-5529
Collier
Emergency Management (www.CollierEM.org)239-252-3600
Emergency Hotline239-252-8444
Sheriff239-774-4434
Big Corkscrew Island Fire239-455-1204
East Naples Fire239-774-7111
Everglades City Fire239-695-2902
Golden Gate Fire239-348-7540
Immokalee Fire239-657-2111
Isles of Capri Fire239-394-8770
Marco Island Police239-389-5050
Marco Island Fire239-389-5040
Naples Police and Fire239-213-4844
North Naples Fire239-597-3222
DeSoto
Emergency Management863-993-4831
http://desotobocc.com/index.php/emergencymanagement
Sheriff863-993-4700
Desoto County Fire863-993-4841
Arcadia Police863-993-4660
Gladeswww.myglades.com/BOCC/EM
Emergency Management863-946-6020
Sheriff863-946-1600
Glades County Fire863-946-0566
Hendry
Emergency Management863-674-5400
http://hendryfla.net/EM/Em.html
Sheriff863-674-5600
Clewiston Police863-983-1474
Clewiston Fire863-983-1499
Montura Fire863-983-1490
Highlands
Emergency Management863-385-1112
www.hceoc.org
Sheriff863-402-7200
Avon Park Police863-453-6622
Avon Park Fire863-453-6557
Lake Placid Police863-699-3757
Lake Placid Fire863-699-3753
Sebring Police863-471-5107
Sebring Fire863-471-5105
Lee
Emergency Management239-533-3622
www.leeeoc.com
Sheriff239-477-1000
Alva Fire239-728-2223
Bayshore Fire239-543-3443
Boca Grande Fire941-964-2908
Bonita Springs Fire239-949-6200
Captiva Fire239-472-9494
Cape Coral Police239-574-3223
Cape Coral Fire239-574-0501
Estero Fire239-390-8000
Fort Myers Fire239-321-7311
Fort Myers Police239-321-7700
Fort Myers Beach Fire239-590-4200
Fort Myers Shores Fire239-694-2833
Iona-McGregor Fire239-433-0660
Lehigh Acres Fire239-303-5300
Matlacha-Pine Island Fire239-283-0030
North Fort Myers Fire239-997-8654
Port Authority Fire239-590-4566
San Carlos Park Fire239-267-7525
Sanibel Police239-472-3111
Sanibel Fire239-472-5525
South Trail Fire239-433-0080
Tice Fire239-694-2380
Upper Captiva Fire239-472-8899
Ussepa Island Fire239-283-7578
Manatee
Emergency Management941-749-3500
www.mymanatee.org/home/government/departments/public-safety/emergency-management.html
Sheriff941-747-3011
West Manatee Fire941-761-1555
Southern Manatee Fire941-751-7675
Cedar Hammock Fire941-751-7090
East Manatee Fire941-751-5611
Parrish Fire941-721-2093
Myakka City Fire941-322-6525
Bradenton Police941-932-9300
Bradenton Fire941-932-9600
Bradenton Beach Police941-778-6311
Duette Fire941-776-9900
Trailer Estates Fire941-758-6435
Holmes Beach Police941-708-5804
Longboat Key Police941-316-1977
Longboat Key Fire941-316-1944
Palmetto Police941-723-4587
North River Fire941-721-6700
Okeechobee
Emergency Management (www.okeechobeeeoc.com)863-763-3212
Sheriff863-763-3117
Okeechobee County Fire863-763.5544
Okeechobee Police863-763-5521
Okeechobee Fire863-467-1586
Sarasota
Emergency Management941-861-5495
www.scgov.net/AllHazards
Sarasota County Call Center941-861-5000
Sheriff941-861-5800
Longboat Key Police941-316-1977
Longboat Key Fire941-316-1944
North Port Police941-429-7300
North Port Fire941-240-8150
Sarasota Police941-316-1201
Venice Police941-486-2444
Venice Fire941-480-3030

NATIONAL INFORMATION

American Red Cross1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
www.redcross.org
Centers for Disease Controlwww.cdc.gov
Environmental Protection Agencywww.epa.gov
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
www.fema.gov
Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA)www.fema.gov/esp
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAAwww.noaa.gov
National Weather Servicewww.nws.noaa.gov
Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Centerhttp://oceanservice.noaa.gov/hazards/drc
National Data Buoy Centerwww.ndbc.noaa.gov
National Hurricane Centerwww.nhc.noaa.gov
National Oceanographic Data Centerwww.nodc.noaa.gov
National Coastal Data Development Centerwww.ncddc.noaa.gov
NOAA Coastal Services Centerwww.csc.noaa.gov
National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)www.nhc.noaa.gov/satellite.shtml
US Department of Homeland Securitywww.dhs.gov

NOAAWatch is a website offering information about ongoing environmental events. NOAAWatch explains the role of NOAAin prediction, monitoring, and recovery from environmental hazards. It provides public access to current information on a number of environmental threats ranging from oil spills, to hurricanes and tsunamis, to space weather.

Mobile NHC and NWS Weather Data

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook RSS/XML feedhttp://hurricanes.gov/gtwo.xml
Website for PDAs and Smartphoneshttp://hurricanes.gov/mobile

Radio Stations

WMTX 100.7 FM (Tampa)

WWRM 94.9 FM (Tampa)

WGCU 90.1 FM (Ft. Meyers)

WIKX 92.9 FM (Charlotte Harbor)

WSGL 103.1FM (Bonita Springs)

WQCS 88.9 FM (Ft. Pierce)

WCNO 89.9 FM (Palm City)

NOAA Weather Radio

www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/

162.400 MHz

162.425 MHz

162.450 MHz

162.475 MHz

162.500 MHz

162.525 MHz

162.550 MHz

My Florida 511

My Florida 511 is a free service of the Florida Department of Transportation. Travelers can dial 511 to access current information for specific routes and roadway segments, including:

• anticipated travel delays

• traffic accidents

• roadway blockages and lane closures.

When callers dial 511, the service automatically connects to the most local 511 service available from the current location. However, you can transfer to other Florida area 511 services from any Florida location. Through Florida 511, callers will be able to receive information on all interstate roads across the state, including:

I-4, I-10, I-75, I-95, I-110, I-175, I-195, I-275, I-295, I-375, I-395, I-595, and Florida’s Turnpike.

Callers can also transfer to a local 511 service for more detailed information and more road choices. The My Florida 511Website incorporates motion images from traffic cameras, e-mail alerts, public transportation information and customer feedback.  For more information, visit My Florida or the Florida Department of Transportation.

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