Hurricane Season is June 1st to November 30th
Georgia is impacted by tropical systems from the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. During a hurricane, wind gusts exceeding 74 mph and torrential rain can cause damage to Georgia’s shoreline.
National Hurricane Preparedness Week is a nationwide effort to inform the public about hurricane hazards and to disseminate knowledge which can be used to prepare and take action.
Travelers can use the following resources to receive free travel information. In the event of an evacuation, message boards will be setup to alert motorists about exit ramp closures/openings as well as locations for gas, food, etc. Signs will alert the public to selected FM radio stations for weather and traffic updates. If necessary, Georgia DOT HEROs will patrol the interstates to assist motorists and respond quickly to accidents and disabled vehicles.
Check out tips and general information to help travelers stay safe and prepared for hurricanes that impact Georgia.
Visit the city and/or county government website in your region for the latest news alerts and contact information.
View the print-friendly version of the State of Georgia hurricane evacuation route map.