All Hazards Guide 2016 ​ ​



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​Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale 
Hurricane Hazards 
Lee County Evacuation Map  
Know Your Evacuation Zone
El Niño & La Niña Weather Hazards
Hurricane Tracking Map 

Preparing Your Home

How Strong is your House Against the Wind? 
Manufactured / Mobile Home Residents 
Flooding - Know Your Flood Zone 
Wells & Septic Systems 
Utility Tips 
Preparing your Boat 
Generator Safety

Other Hazardous Events

Thunderstorms & Lightning
Heat Emergencies
Cold Weather Recommendations
Hazardous Materials
Terrorism Preparation

Getting Prepared

Preparing Yourself
Recommended Supplies
People with Disabilities & Special Needs
Evacuate or Shelter in Place - What's the Difference?


General Population Shelters & Pet-Friendly Shelters

Information & Telephone Numbers

Welcome Letter from the Director 
Lee County Emergency Information
Resources & Phone Numbers 
Social Media & Staying Informed 

Clean Up & Recovery

Disaster Recovery
Dealing with Traumatic Events
After the Storm
Roof Repair Tips 
Storm Debris Clean up 


Media Resources