Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season runs annually from June 1 through November 30. Are you prepared? Check out the information below for links, tips, and contact information that you should know before a storm hits.

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Are you ready sign
Palm trees being blown by strong wind

Emergency Preparedness Links

  • Evacuation Level Lookup: Enter your address and you will be provided information on not only your evacuation level, but also the closest shelter, the closest special needs shelter, and the closest hotel accommodations
  • Pinellas County Emergency Management: This link provides access to Pinellas County's Emergency Management website, with information about special needs registration, shelter information, safety tips, and more.
  • Pinellas County Hurricane Guide: This document is prepared by the Pinellas County Emergency Management staff
  • Hurricane Categories Video: This video showcases the differences in impact for each category of hurricane
  • Prepare for Emergencies, Seniors: This American Red Cross page specifies the recommended steps for senior citizens to take in case of an emergency weather event
  • General Pet Care, Disaster Preparedness: In this link, the ASPCA outlines steps to be taken to ensure pet safety in case of evacuation and/or an emergency event

2018 Hurricane Symposium Video Footage

On Monday, April 23, 2018, the Town of Belleair joined with the City of Belleair Bluffs to host "Sheltering in Place: A Hurricane Awareness Symposium." The below video footage was recorded at that event edited by Pinellas County Marketing and Communications. Transcripts to this video shall be made available upon request to

After the Storm

After a storm hits, it's important to be patient and follow the tips outlined in the following image. Click here to download a link to the below flyer, titled "After the Storm."