Sign up for emergency alerts in Central Florida

Orlando, Florida. – From boil water advisories to sandbag and shelter locations, the County sends out emergency alerts to provide important information to its residents, especially during a major storm or hurricane.

Each county has an emergency alert notification system to notify people of information before, during, and after a storm.

Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a “near normal” season with 12 to 17 named storms in 2023. Of those, five to nine could be hurricanes and one to four could become major hurricanes, reaching Category 3 intensity. or higher.

Here’s a county-by-county list of each warning system you can sign up for before hurricane season.

Brevard County


You’ll receive severe weather notifications, but also other important information like boiling water warnings. Click here to register.

flagler county

Flagler ALERT

You can sign up for text alerts or download the app to receive information. Click here to register.

lake county

lake alert

The county will send information before, during and after a storm. Click here to register.

Marion County


You’ll receive notifications of road closures, evacuations, and other storm-related information. This system is also used for missing persons and other community news. Click here to register.

orange county

OCFL Alert

The county’s emergency notification app provides locations of shelters, ice and water distribution centers, evacuation routes, and other announcements during an emergency. Click here to download the app.

Osceola County

Osceola Alert

You’ll be able to stay up to date with road closures, severe weather and other critical information. Click here to register.

Polk County


The county will send out hurricane recovery information, boil water advisories and anything else you need to know during an emergency. Click here to register.

seminole county

seminole alert

Information about shelters, road closures and more will be sent out during major weather events. Click here to register.

sumter county

alert summer

You will receive notifications about evacuations, shelters and road closures. Click here to register.

Volusia County


Residents can sign up for countywide alerts and information for specific areas in which they live. Click here to register.

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