Curfews have been lifted for all of Palm Beach County.
Palm Beach County public schools will be closed for the rest of the week and reopen Monday.
Latest from FPL
• 42,000 powerless
• Martin: 100% restored
• St. Lucie: 100% restored
Important contact numbers
• FPL outages: (800) 468-8243
• Blue tarps: (888) ROOF-BLU
• Insurance hot line: (800) 227-8676
• FEMA: (800) 621-3362 or FEMA.gov
• Price gouging: 1-800-HELPFLA
Red Cross Chapters
• Palm Beach County:(561) 833-7711 or 1-800-REDCROS (800-733-2767)
• Martin County:(772) 287-2002
• St. Lucie County:(772) 461-3950
• Okeechobee County branch(of Palm Beach County chapter): (863) 763-2488
Palm Beach County Departments
• Palm Tran: (561) 841-4200
• Animal Care & Control: (561) 233-1200
• Disabled Transportation Assistance Program: (561) 649-9848
• Special care shelters: (561) 712-6400
• Emergency medical services division: (561) 712-6400
• Building code compliance: (561) 233-5100
Better Business Bureau of Palm Beach, Martin & St. Lucie Counties:
• (561) 842-1918 in Palm Beach County
• (772) 335-2017 in Martin and St. Lucie
• Or call: (800) 834-1267
• Boil-water order in effect for those residents notified in person.
• Regular schedule for household garbage collection has resumed. Recyclables are not yet being collected. Hurricane debris is being collected along curbs and road shoulders. Separate hurricane debris from household garbage.
• The building division is issuing emergency building permits. There is no charge, but an application must be completed. Call (561) 741-2286.
• Some town parks open. Call (561) 741-2666.
• The building division is issuing tarps on a limited basis. Call (561) 741-2665.
• General information available beginning today at (561) 746-5134.
• FEC Railway crossing at Alternate A1A and Riverside Drive is closed. The crossing barricades will remain at that intersection until power is restored to the signals. Dakota Drive, between Greenway Drive and Central Boulevard, is closed until further notice.
• Town Hall is open for regular business. Call (561) 746-5134.
• Para Espanol, (561) 741-2413.
• FEMA has set up a mobile disaster recovery center at the intersection of Military Trail and Indiantown Road.
This page contains links to many of our handy step-by-step guides to preparing for and surviving a hurricane.
Before the storm
Make your storm plan
What to do now to make sure you're ready when a storm arrives. Tips for inside and outside the home.
Trim trees now plus tips on what to do when a storm approaches and what natives fared best in 2004.
Regulations have changed, so check your policy. Tips on assessing the value of your property plus a contact list.
Here's what you should buy now. Don't wait for a storm, when lines will be long and supplies short.
What to do inside and outside right before a storm arrives.
Remember, conditions will deteriorate rapidly.
After the storm
Protect your family, home
Important safety tips to avoid accidents, how to live without electricity
and the first things you should do when beginning cleanup/repairs.
Food and water
How to decide what will keep and what to get rid of plus safe water
handling and purification tips.
• Cleaning the fridge
Hiring a roofer
How to safely inspect your house,tips on hiring a contractor
plus contact numbers and Web sites for checking credentials.