We’ve assembled information for Highlands County residents in the event of a hurricane or severe storm.

If you have to leave your home to get to a safer location, here’s a list of local shelters,

When there isn’t time to get to a shelter or if you prefer to ride the storm out at home, the county has some advice on how to shelter in place.

When an evacuation is ordered, or if you want to get out of the area to avoid a storm, you can use these evacuation routes to get to safety.

You’ll get storm updates on your favorite radio station, but the county has other methods of warning you of emergencies of all types.