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Be prepared!

The 2013 hurricane season is here, and it runs from June 1st through November 30th. Making a hurricane plan ahead of time and stocking up on vital supplies will go a long way toward helping you and your loved ones stay safe in the event of a storm.

Storm Surge Simulator

More than 1.75 million people are within one of Miami-Dade County's five Storm Surge Planning Zones. Miami-Dade County, in partnership with Florida International University, has created the Storm Surge Simulator, which combines historical data and modern day technology to illustrate what storm surge could mean to you and your home.

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Gearing Up Before the Storm During the Storm After a Hurricane

Getting ready

Hurricane season officially begins on June 1, so you should already know what you need to get prepared -- and the County can help!

Mayor's Message

The 2013 hurricane season is right around the corner, and runs from June 1st through November 30th. We've been fortunate to have several quiet hurricane seasons in recent years, but future hurricanes are inevitable.

And while Miami-Dade County has a world-class Emergency Operations Center to help us through all types of emergency situations, it is up to each and every resident to be prepared for the possibility of a hurricane.

Making a hurricane plan ahead of time and stocking up on vital supplies will go a long way to helping you and your loved ones stay safe in the event of a storm. It will save you time, money and worry, too.

Please take some time to read this guide before hurricane season begins. It's full of useful information that will help you make your plan and protect your family and property.

If you don't find the information you're looking for in this guide, please call the Miami-Dade County Answer Center at 3-1-1 or visit where you'll find expanded information.

Above all, please make sure that you and your family are prepared for the 2013 hurricane season.

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