Important Global Message
The Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is closely monitoring Erika. For any updates about County facilities and services, please visit: http://www.miamidade.gov/emergency
County transportation facilities and services shut down three hours before hurricane or tropical storm winds reach a sustained 39 miles per hour.
For Seaport and Airport passenger information, you should contact your local carrier or call 3-1-1 for the latest news about closings. Local law enforcement agencies will put out advisories regarding when roadways and bridges will be locked down.
If you live in an emergency evacuation zone and your only choice is an official evacuation center, Miami-Dade Transit offers Emergency Evacuation Bus Pick-Up Sites by evacuation zone. To learn which of these are active during a particular storm, listen to local media, check the County's website, or call 3-1-1.
Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program
Some registrants are eligible for transportation that's provided by County departments as part of the Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program. Lift-gate buses and other specialized transportation will pick up those registered and take them from their homes to their assigned facility. To find out more about this service, call 3-1-1.
Boat & Marine
As you prepare for hurricane season, don't forget to secure your boat. Also remember that you should never try and ride out a hurricane in your boat. Once evacuations have started off the barrier islands, Intercoastal Waterway bridges will only be opened infrequently until lockdown.
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