Hurricane Updates


To see the latest updates from Marion County, visit

The Marion County Division of Emergency Management activated the Citizen Information Line, so citizens can call and ask any questions about Hurricane Idalia at 352-369-7500 and additional resources are available here.

Sign up for Alert Marion: Emergency Management officials are also encouraging residents to sign up for our alert notification system, Alert Marion. Through Alert Marion, citizens can receive the most up-to-date information and warnings on severe storms, tornadoes, and other life-endangering events that may occur in Marion County. Notifications will be sent directly to your mobile device via text messaging, email, or phone call. To sign-up for Alert Marion, visit today.


For the latest forecast information, please refer to the National Hurricane Center HERE.

For VISIT FLORIDA's latest travel safety information, click HERE.

For Florida State Parks Closures, click HERE.


Visit for the latest on the state's response actions.

Follow FLSERT on Twitter for real-time updates from the State’s Emergency Response Team.

Florida 511 has the latest information on traffic conditions.

Go to Alert Florida to sign up for emergency alerts and other public safety notifications in your community.

Check The National Hurricane Center for the latest information on any storms.

For more information on horse farm preparedness, check out UF Large Animal Hospital's resources.

For checklists, safety tips, and more resources, view the Florida Attorney General's Hurricane Preparedness Guide.