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.

2018 Names

Alberto TS

Beryl H,TS

Chris H

Debby (TS)

Ernesto (TS)

Florence (H)

Gordon (TS)

Helene (H)

Isaac (H)

Joyce (TS)

Kirk (TS)

Leslie (TS)

Michael (H)

Nadine (TS)

Oscar (H)







Storm names for the current season that are highlighted have formed and/or passed.

Beach Stairs

The National Hurricane Center website shows active Atlantic Tropical Cyclones & Disturbances and the latest tracking maps. This link shows the track of 2018 storms that have passed (updated monthly).

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 NOTE: Indian River County Emergency Management offers to send Safety alerts via text or email. Click here for the most recent Alerts.

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


How was the 2017 Hurricane Season?

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

2017 timeline for weather activity