[UPDATE 11-15-2022 at 9 a.m.]
All SWA offices and facilities, including the SWA Greenway Trail system, are open.
Florida residents can report price gouging by calling Florida’s No Scam Price Gouging Hotline at 866-9NO-SCAM (866-966-7226) or by visiting the Office of the Attorney General online at MyFloridaLegal.com.
See the FPL Power Tracker Map, which lets customers enter a street address, city or ZIP code to view outage and restoration information for their area.
The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. Read the current Atlantic 5-Day Graphical Tropical Outlook
- National Hurricane Center (NHC)
- National Weather Service (NWS)
- NWS Preparedness
- Red Cross – Hurricane Preparedness
Curbside Collection and Tree Trimming Post Storm
Unincorporated Palm Beach County residents are to put their garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulk waste out the night before or before 6 a.m. on their regularly scheduled pickup day. To see how the SWA plans to respond to debris from a passing storm, view our most recent Debris Management Meeting presentation.
To keep up to date on Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County information, residents can visit the SWA's:
- When is hurricane season?
- I know the SWA wants all residents to do regular yard maintenance year round but what is the best time for me to do major cutting and/or tree removal?
- When preparing for hurricane season, is there a limit to the amount of vegetation I can place at the curb for collection?
- Why shouldn't I do major cutting in May when hurricane season doesn't officially begin until June 1?
Once a Storm Is Named
Palm Beach County's Division of Emergency Management is at Level IV - Normal Operations. Learn how to prepare your family by visiting www.ReadyPBC.org.
Get the PBC DART (Disaster Awareness and Recovery Tool) app for:
- Refrain from doing any yard maintenance or construction projects while we are in a cone of uncertainty.
- Not place any debris at the curb after a Hurricane Watch or Hurricane Warning is issued.
Learn more on what to do during and after the storm from:
Learn more from the National Hurricane Center»
Before a Storm Occurs
From PBC Emergency Management: Know your zone!
- Make a plan (with your family, and include your pets)
- Build a kit (for your household)
- Get involved (volunteer)
- Be informed (connect)
All major cutting of vegetation (i.e., tree removal) should be completed long before June 1, the beginning of hurricane season. Do all major cutting/tree removal from December 1 through April 30.
Learn more about how to prepare your yard before hurricane season»
Learn more from the Florida State Emergency Management»