Current Travel Safety Information

    Below please find detailed information on the latest weather and travel conditions in Florida.
      

    While Hurricane Michael is no longer a threat to the state, visitors and residents in impacted areas should continue to heed warnings and emergency orders. Below please find information from travel sources in the impacted areas.

    Volunteer Florida: https://www.volunteerflorida.org/

    National Hurricane Center: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

    Florida Division of Emergency Management: https://www.floridadisaster.org/

    Florida Now: https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/florida-now.html

    Evacuation and curfew orders: https://floridadisaster.biz/EvacuationandCurfewReport

    Through VISIT FLORIDA's partnership with Expedia, the Emergency Accommodations Module was activated to provide travelers and evacuees with real-time accommodations availability information throughout Florida and neighboring states: https://www.expedia.com/florida

    Up-to-date travel information: https://fl511.com/

    Open shelters: https://floridadisaster.org/shelter-status/

    Power outages: https://maps.floridadisaster.org/outage_reports/ESF12PowerOutageReportPRINT.pdf

    Public Debris Reporting Tool: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/466259a6f3fc41e58bb3f651e59e3bd1

    Free Hurricane Michael Home Cleanup Hotline: call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief agencies. All services are free, but service is not guaranteed.  

    Business Damage Assessment Survey: https://floridadisaster.biz/BusinessDamageAssessments  

     

    Red Tide Information

    Some Florida beaches are currently experiencing the effects of red tide but not all have been impacted. Please see below for more information and resources.

    Red tide is a naturally occurring phenomenon of a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga. We encourage visitors to check  http://www.myfwc.com/RedTideStatus and https://visitbeaches.org for the most up-to-date information on water and beach conditions. If you're visiting an affected area and looking for inland activities and attractions, additional resources can be found here.

    Red tide health and safety information can be found here:

    As Florida’s official source for travel planning, VISIT FLORIDA is committed to enhancing personal safety among Florida residents and visitors.

    VISIT FLORIDA will display travel safety information in the following situations: 

    • Evacuations
    • Declaration of state of emergency
    • Natural disasters
    • Public health emergencies

    Please use the resources below for additional safety information: