Hurricane Matthew: Boynton Beach Emergency Tips and Information

Hurricane Matthew: Boynton Beach Emergency Tips and Information

As you can see from the ABC news Hurricane Matthew forecast, Boynton Beach and Delray Beach are right in Matthew’s path!

Here are some important tips and information directly from Boynton Police:

Here are some important tips and information directly from Boynton Police:

  • Please do not call 911 for hurricane information. The City of Boynton has set up a hotline for that: 561-742-6921
  • We are still responding to 911 emergencies and will continue to until winds reach 45 mph or conditions deteriorate to the point that it is unsafe for our officers to be on the roads
  • Our non-emergency number is 561-732-8116
  • Residents should also download our MyPD app to contact us about non-emergency issues after the storm

~ Palm Beach Post

Here are some FREE hurricane emergency resources to download to your phone:

  1. Be sure to download the MyPD app to your smart phone: It gives you information and resources for your local police departmnet. Once you enter the information, you will get updates and information right on your phone. Download it here: http://mypdapp.com/
  2. Download the PBC DART app: The Palm Beach County Disaster Awareness and Recovery Tool  provides residents with information and tools used to prepare for a disaster and with the ability to report damage to their home or business in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Damage reports help disaster managers get an immediate Countywide “picture” within hours of a disaster event to help prioritize response efforts. Download it here:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pbc-dart/id526473189?mt=8
  3. Text FLprepares to 888-777:  text FLprepares to this number to get Hurricane Matthew updates and news texted to your smartphone from the Florida Emergency Response Team.

    You can also enter #FLprepares on Twitter to get updates on Hurricane Matthew, another popular Twitter hashtag is #Matthew or #HurricaneMatthew.

There are many more free and paid hurricane and weather apps on the Apple app store and Android app store, including:

Stay Safe!

 

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