Hurricane & Severe Weather

As a coastal community, the Golden Isles is subject to severe weather and the occasional tropical storm or hurricane.

To insure the safety of all our residents and visitors, we urge everyone in the community to monitor all available media for weather-related information, particularly during the Atlantic hurricane season from June 1 to November 30, and follow the advice of local safety authorities. For Glynn County’s Emergency Advisory Radio System, tune your FM radio to 104.9.

See the links below for help and advice in the event of severe weather.

Glynn County Emergency Management Agency: The Glynn County Emergency Management Agency develops procedures to respond to man-made and natural disasters and prepares citizens to respond to those disasters and mitigate their impact.

CodeRED Emergency Notifications: Register for CodeRED notifications to receive emergency alerts specific to your county. Via CodeRED, users can chose the manner in which notifications are received—with options ranging from email and SMS to voice or mobile app push notifications. 

Ready Georgia: Ready Georgia is an initiative to prepare Georgians for disasters, by providing tool kits and guidance about important actions you can take to protect yourself and loved ones. Consult Ready Georgia resources for practical advice for creating evacuation plans, emergency plans for pets and more. 

Glynn County Emergency Management Dashboard: This dashboard includes:

  • An evacuation zone map to see evacuation routes and pinpoint the nearest evacuation centers within Glynn County. 
  • An interactive map outlining severe weather warnings and advisories.
  • A storm surge map with models to demonstrate the potential impact of storm surge in areas around Glynn County.
  • Power outage and storm damage maps that report on the most up to date information regarding outages and damage.

National Hurricane Center: The National Hurricane Center issues watches, warnings and forecasts about hazardous weather. Consult their website for realtime information about storms and educational resources.

National Weather Service Local Forecast: This website offers local weather reports and detailed forecast information for the Golden Isles.

Georgia Power Outage Updates: Register for outage updates on the Georgia Power website. Users receive customized alerts via text, email or phone call.