Emergency Management Information
Hallandale Beach Police Department
Phone: (954) 457-1400
Dial 911 for all emergencies only. Using the 911 system for non-emergencies could prevent someone with a legitimate emergency from getting immediate access to help.
Florida Power and Light (FPL)
Phone: 1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243)
Report outages, check statuses, report hazardous conditions, report power-related conditions, and more at Florida Power & Light (FPL), the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida.
Access the City's Alert Center, National Hurricane Center, FPL Storm Center, and report non-emergency conditions via this smartphone app.
Phone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency supports citizens and first responders to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all emergency hazards.
American Red Cross
Phone: (954) 797- 3800
The American Red Cross responds to natural disasters and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies such as hurricanes, fires, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, etc. by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Broward County Emergency Management
Learn about Broward County Emergency Management Opens in New Window , including the phases of emergency management, governmental affairs, activation levels and the comprehensive emergency management plan.
Phone: (954) 831- 3900
Broward County Emergency Alerts - Sign up for Broward County's Emergency Alert Notification System
Persons with Special Needs
Broward County has designated locations for people with special needs. Registration is necessary for the Special Needs and Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program. Discover details by viewing the Emergency Preparedness for Residents at Risk Opens in New Window page on Broward County's website.
Broward County Evacuation Routes & Zones
To determine if your location is within a storm surge planning zone, visit the Broward County Evacuation Routes and Zones Opens in New Window page or call the Broward County Emergency Hotline 3-1-1. Learn more about evacuations at Broward County's Evacuation Information Opens in New Window page.
General Population and Pet-Friendly Shelters
The City does not have any Hurricane Shelters. Refer to the County list of the general population and pet-friendly shelters Opens in New Window page. Pet-friendly shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pets must be in a carrier/crate and be accompanied with proof of up-to-date rabies vaccinations. Evacuees must bring all necessary care supplies for their pets (food, water, medicine, litter box and litter, etc).
The official Atlantic hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30. The majority of tropical activity occurs during these six months. Always be prepared for a storm year-round.
Tropical Climate - Know Your Weather
Tropical Depression: An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 mph (33kt) or less.
Tropical Storm: An organized system of strong thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39 - 73 mph (34 - 63 kt).
Hurricane: An intense tropical weather system of strong thunderstorms with a well-defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 kt) or higher. In other parts of the world, the word hurricane is synonymous with typhoon and cyclone.