Residents Safety Alerts
Please, for your safety, make sure you have enabled IRC Emergency Management text alerts via this link. It is the primary alert system and informational update service for all residents of the County. For storm debris clean-up, consult your HOA, lawn care company or if you have Republic Service yard waste service, click here. Keep storm drains clear of debris! Make sure no leaves, sticks or other matter is blown or swept into the gutters or curbing.
Storm names for the current season that are highlighted have formed and/or passed.
RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED to stay alert. To check current status, follow any of the National links below.
Please click here for the 2018 Hurricane Preparation Guide.
Please click here to register your cell phone number and/or e-mail address.
These alerts may be issued for a missing person, a safety concern, a weather-related event, or for an important newsworthy item.
Click here to see if you are in a flood zone. (All of the barrier island is Zone A evacuation zone)
Other Emergency Resources: Local
- Indian River Shores Public Safety Department
- Indian River County Emergency Management (Comcast Cable Channel 27)
- WSCF 91.9 FM Radio Station (Listen in or go to their website)
- Florida Disaster.Org
- Indian River County Disaster Preparedness Information
- Weather Underground for local (this link has computer and ensemble models)
- The Weather Channel
- The National Hurricane Center
- Mike's Weather Page (out of Melbourne, FL) (www.spaghettimodels.com)
Here's the 2017 season highlights:
- 2017 ended with 17 named storms (12 is average), and exceeded the long term average number of hurricanes by four with 10.
- Two hurricanes made landfall as Category 5 (Irma and Maria) and there was an average number categorized as major (Harvey, Irma and Maria).
- The first named storm (Arlene) was a Tropical Storm in April.
- Hurricane Irma was our number one impact in 2017.
2017 timeline for activity