2019 Severe Weather Season Meeting

For All Users of the Port

This meeting will provide attendees with an understanding of the guidance, plans,
and coordination of the U.S. Coast Guard, Canaveral Port Authority, Brevard
County Sheriff’s Office and Canaveral Fire Rescue for heavy weather events.
Attendance at this briefing is highly recommended to help Port Canaveral
stakeholders be better prepared for this year’s heavy weather season and to
know what to do in the event of a severe weather occurrence.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

10:00 AM

Maritime Center
Commission Room
445 Challenger Rd
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920

Meeting Agenda

Barry Compagnoni
Senior Director, Public Safety and Security
Canaveral Port Authority

Captain John Murray
CEO and Port Director
Canaveral Port Authority

Heavy Weather Plan Briefing
USCG Sector Jacksonville
Lt. Molly Keyser

Land-Side Issues and Notifications
Canaveral Fire Rescue
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office


2019 Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season begins June 1st and  lasts through November 30th.  Now is the time for you and your family to review your plans and supplies to ensure you are prepared in the event of a storm.
The Brevard County Emergency Operations Center has provided the following resources to help everyone get ready for this hurricane season:

Step 1: Make a Plan (https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes)  – Take a moment to think how these events may affect your community and your family.  Important items in your plan should include: taking current pictures of your house, storing important documents together for quick access, building an evacuation kit, knowing your evacuation route and time of departure, having a list of important numbers, and sharing your plans with friends and family.

Step 2: Build a Kit (http://www.brevardfl.gov/EmergencyManagement/BuildAKit)  – An emergency supply kit is essential to being prepared and is an important item for hurricane season. Do not wait until the last minute to build your kit.

Step 3: Stay Informed (http://www.brevardfl.gov/EmergencyManagement/StayInformedGathering information and staying informed before, during, and after a heavy weather event is critical. Brevard County has many different methods available for staying informed; however, no one method is fail-safe. For the most up-to-date hurricane information, follow: