Boca Raton Inlet

Severe Weather Information

Weather Information

As the official destination marketing agency for Palm Beach County, The Palm Beaches’ priority is the safety and comfort of our visitors and residents.

The National Hurricane Center has placed The Palm Beaches in a Tropical Storm Warning, due to Tropical Depression 1.  Although there are no travel restrictions or evacuations in place for The Palm Beaches, we encourage everyone to take safety precautions as the storm moves around the South Florida region, June 2-5, 2022.

Please check with your accommodation to learn more about their storm procedures. If you’re planning to visit an attraction, museum, or restaurant, contact them beforehand as they may temporarily close or change hours due to weather conditions.  Visitors to The Palm Beaches should refer to the official resources, below, to stay informed during this tropical disturbance. 

Official Weather Information:

Palm Beach County Emergency Management & Evacuation Information:

Florida Emergency Management Information:

Transportation Information:

Additional Travel Related Information:


If you are unfamiliar with hurricane terminology here is a brief glossary of some terms you might be hearing:

  • Tropical Depression: A tropical depression has a clearly defined surface circulation with maximum sustained winds of less than 39 mph.
  • Cone of Uncertainty: The cone represents the probable track of a storm, representing the possible margin of error in the forecast over a 3-day and 5-day period.
  • Tropical Storm: Organized tropical system with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39 mph to 73 mph.
  • Hurricane: Organized tropical system with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of at least 74 mph.
    • Cat 1: 74 - 95 Very dangerous winds will produce some damage
    • Cat 2:  96 - 110 Extremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage
    • Cat 3: 111 - 129 Devastating damage will occur
    • Cat 4: 130 - 156 Catastrophic damage may occur
    • Cat 5: 156 - Catastrophic damage will occur

Watches and Warnings:

  • Tropical Storm Watch: A National Hurricane Center (NHC) announcement that sustained winds of 39 mph to 73 mph are possible within the specified area within 48 hours.
  • Tropical Storm Warning: A NHC announcement that sustained winds of 39 mph to 73 mph are expected somewhere within the specified area within 36 hours.
  • Hurricane Watch: A NHC announcement that sustained winds of 74 mph or higher are possible within the specified area within 48 hours.
  • Hurricane Warning: A NHC announcement that sustained winds of 74 mph or 119 km/hr) or higher are expected somewhere within the specified area 36 hours.