Hurricane

Storm prep guide: 10 ways to reach a master of disaster

Hurricane Andrew front page in 1992
Hurricane Andrew front page in 1992 Miami

Websites to help you prepare and keep informed:

Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (includes Red Cross shelters and other information): www.miamidade.gov/oem/ Call 3-1-1. Twitter: @MiamiDadeEM

Broward County Emergency Management Agency (includes Red Cross shelters and other information):www.broward.org/hurricane. 954-831-3900. Twitter: @ReadyBroward

Monroe County Emergency Management (shelters in Monroe County will close in category 3, 4 or 5 hurricanes; Residents must evacuate to the mainland): www.monroecounty-fl.gov/Pages/MonroeCoFL_ 305-289-6018. Twitter: @MCSOnews

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State of Florida Division of Emergency Management:www.floridadisaster.org. 850-413-9969 Twitter: @FLSERT

Federal Emergency Management Agency: www.fema.gov. 202-646-2500 Twitter: @fema

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes: www.flash.org 850-385-7233. Twitter: @FederalAlliance

National Hurricane Center (includes storm tracking map, preparedness guide and other information): www.nhc.noaa.gov Twitter: @NWSNHC

Citizens Property Insurance: www.citizensfla.com 1-888-685-1555. Twitter: @citizens_fla

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Hurricane Resource Page:www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hurricanes/main/index.html Twitter: @NASAHurricane

Florida Power and Light: www.fpl.com/storm DADE: 305-442-8770 BROWARD: 954-797-5000. Twitter: @insideFPL

SCHOOL’S INFORMATION

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES

FIU: On Friday, a decision will be made regarding weekend classes. On Saturday, a decision will be made regarding Monday classes. Contact Maydel Santana-Bravo, Director, Media Relations, 305-348-1555 or 305-348-2232; Maydel.Santana-bravo@fiu.edu Twitter: @FIU

Miami Dade College: District Public Affairs department at 305-237-3366. http://mdc.edu/main/contacts/default.aspx#News Twitter: @MDCollege

University of Miami: As of Thursday: Everything is normal. UM’s Emergency Information Hotline at 1-800-227-0354. Twitter: @UnivMiami

Keiser University: As of Thursday: All campuses are open for regularly scheduled classes. Students, faculty and staff should log on to www.keiseruniversity.edu or call 1-877-353-4737 for updates. Twitter: @KeiserU

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Miami Dade: Open Friday. 305-995-1000. Twitter: @MDCPS

Broward: Open Friday. 754-321-0000. Twitter: @browardschools

OTHER SCHOOLS

KLA School: in North Bay Village will close at 3 p.m. Friday and not offer after care. 305-377-0391. Twitter: @KLASCHOOLS

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