The Keys are the most hurricane prone area of the United States with some 600 miles of coastline. Most of the Keys are no more than 4 to 7 feet above sea level. This means the Keys are especially vulnerable to storm surge flooding.
Hurricanes can be stressful on everyone, especially your pets. But if you plan ahead, it will lighten your load.
When an evacuation order is given, there may be some confusion about what to do. CBS4 has tips on how to protect everything from your pets to your home.
Miami-Dade offers information about shelters and evacuation routes.
A gun scare forced the evacuation of the Miami-Dade County Metro Justice Center Thursday morning.
He was well dressed, came in through an exit and was armed at the Broward County Courthouse Friday. Now Marin Stroia is out on bail, but the judge gave him a number of conditions.
Students at a Miramar charter school were evacuated Tuesday following the discovery of a hand grenade, according to police but the all clear has been given.