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Hurricane Shelters in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties

Where to go when you need to evacuate

Wednesday, May 29, 2013  |  Updated 12:03 PM EDT
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In the event of a hurricane evacuation, shelters will open throughout South Florida. Keep in mind that not every center will be open for every evacuation, so call your local hurricane hotline to find out which centers will be open. Pet owners will have to register for pet-friendly evacuation.

Here are the shelters that may open during a hurricane evacuation:

Miami-Dade County:

  • Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School (Pet-friendly)
  • North Miami Senior High School
  • North Miami Beach Senior High School
  • Highland Oaks Middle School
  • Miami Central Senior High School
  • Lawton Chiles Middle School
  • Hialeah Gardens Senior High School
  • Barbara Goleman Senior High School
  • Country Club Middle School
  • Miami Carol City Senior
  • Booker T. Washington Senior High School
  • Ronald Reagan Senior High School
  • Charles Drew Middle School
  • Miami Coral Park Senior High School
  • W.R. Thomas Middle School
  • Robert Morgan Senior High School
  • Terra Environmental Senior High School
  • Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School
  • South Miami Senior High School
  • Felix Varela Senior High School
  • E . Darwin Fuchs Pavillion (Pet-friendly)

For Miami-Dade shelter addresses and evacuation routes, click here or dial 3-1-1 to find out which shelters will be open when an evacuation is announced.

Broward County:

  • Lyons Creek Middle School
  • Monarch High School
  • Coral Glades High School
  • Fox Trail Elementary School
  • Rock Island Elementary/Arthur Ashe Middle School
  • Watkins Elementary School
  • Park Lakes Elementary School
  • New Renaissance Middle School
  • Everglades High School
  • Silver Trail Middle School
  • West Broward High School
  • Plantation Elementary School
  • Pompano Beach High School
  • Falcon Cove Middle School
  • Millennium Middle School (Pet-friendly only)

For Broward shelter addresses and evacuation routes, click here or dial the emergency hotline at 3-1-1 or 954-831-4000.

Monroe County:

  • Coral Shores High School (Pet-friendly)
  • Key West High School (Pet-friendly)
  • Stanley Switlik Elementary School (Pet-friendly)
  • Sugarloaf Elementary School (Pet-friendly)

Monroe County shelters will not open for Category 3,4, or 5 hurricanes. For more information about where to evacuate in the event of a Category 3 or higher, check the Monroe County Emergency Management website before a storm or call 1-800-955-5504.

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