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Hurricane Guide

Hurricane Guide: Important phone numbers, resources

Important online resources and telephone numbers in the event of a storm.


Emergency Management Sites


These counties plan to offer live coverage of news conferences and other information during emergencies.









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Telephone Numbers


American Red Cross Disaster Assistance 1-866-438-4636

FEMA 1-800-525-0321

State Emergency Operations Center: 1-800-FL-HELP1

Florida Dept. Agriculture & Consumer Services 1-800-435-7352

Florida Dept. Financial Services Consumer Help Line 1-800-342-2762
TDD* 1-800-640-0886

Florida Div. Emergency Management 1-800-320-0519

TECO: 813-223-0800 (local); 800-223-0800 (toll-free)

Progress Energy: 1-800-228-8485

Hurricane help line 1-800-227-8676

National Flood Insurance Program 1-888-356-6329
TDD* 1-800-427-5593

Poison Control Hot Line 1-800-222-1222

Storm Team 8 Hurricane Hot Line 1-800-528-0808

Florida Highway Patrol (road problems): 813-632-6859

Florida Power and Light (outages): 1-800-4-OUTAGE

Insurance Companies and Adjusters: 1-800-22-STORM

Price Gouging: 1-800-646-0444


Coverage Partners

TBO.com Newsroom 813-221-5789


The Tampa Tribune Newsroom 813-259-7600

The Brandon News 813-657-4500

Carrollwood News 813-865-1500

Centro 1-888-214-4881

The Courier - Plant City 813-865-4430

Highlands Today 863-386-5825

Hernando 352-544-5200

South Shore News 813-865-1550

South Tampa News 813-835-2100

The Suncoast News 727-815-1000

Temple Terrace News 813-977-2854

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