Communication is essential when a hurricane threatens, during and after a strike. The six-month hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. This page provides ways to stay in touch and get up-to-date, reliable information for Monroe County before, during and after an emergency.

Emergency Management Hotline

The Monroe County Emergency Management emergency hotline number for Florida Keys residents is 800-955-5504. The visitors emergency hotline number is 800-771-5397.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio 

The National Weather Service in Key West operates two NOAA weather radio stations serving the Florida Keys and its adjacent waters.  These stations operate on 162.400 mega-hertz (from Key West through Marathon) and 162.450 mega-hertz (from Grassy Key through Key Largo). In addition, a transmitter broadcast from Miami on 162.425 MHz serving the extreme Upper Keys including Key Largo and Ocean Reef is available.

NOAA Weather Radio is the voice of the National Weather Service, providing critical weather warning information for the protection of life and property.  NOAA Weather Radio provides commercial-free broadcasting of weather forecasts and observations 24 hours a day, seven days a week and broadcasts emergency messages to the public as necessary 24 hours a day.

Radio Stations

Radio StationFrequency
WCTH Thunder County100.3-FM
WKYZ-Pirate Radio101.7-FM 
WFKZ Sun103.1-FM
WWUS-US1 Radio104.1-FM
WIIS Island Radio106.9-FM