Hurricane Season June 1 through November 30
Complete Disaster Supply Kit Checklist
Living in Palma Sola Trace offers many benefits and advantages including being minutes to the Gulf of Mexico. Advantages often have Disadvantages which in our case is hurricane season which starts June 1.
Now is the time to thoroughly prepare for the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Residents are encouraged to have at least 7 days of supplies which include food, water, medicine, batteries, etc.
During the past few years, four hurricanes have made landfall in Florida, including Hurricane Michael, the first hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. as a Category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
Tropical storms are classified as follows:
Tropical Depression: A tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 38 mph (33 knots) or less.
Tropical Storm: A tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph (34 to 63 knots).
Hurricane: A tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher.
Emergency Management Info
There is a lot of information on this page to assist before, during and after an emergency situation.
Please review prior to an event and be prepared.
Bradenton and Manatee County emergency alert services
Manatee County Emergency Alert Program
Emergency Notification Services Information
Information when a weather event occurs
Manatee County Emergency Information
Get the latest weather updates here:
ABC News Channel 7 link
News Channel 8 Link
The Weather Channel
New Interactive Map for Flood Zones
WHAT DO THE (X) FLOOD ZONES MEAN?
Palma Sola Trace is now in the X zone
X (shaded) – Moderate risk area that does not typically require flood insurance. Also known as the 500 Year Flood Zone.
X (no color) – Low risk area that does not typically require flood insurance.
Review this collection of publications to help you prepare for a disaster:
Manatee County Disaster Planning Guide
Spanish Manatee County Disaster Planning Guide – Guía de planificación contra desastres
NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheet
Severe Weather Awareness Guide
SANDBAG DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS CLOSE TO PALMA SOLA TRACE
Please note that not all locations operate in every emergency.
Check this page to see which locations are open.
Do not underestimate the amount of work needed to fill ten bags and transport the sand bags back home.
Depending on how full you fill your bag, it can weigh 35-50 pounds. Ten bags can add 500 pounds to your vehicle.
G.T. Bray Park
5502 33rd Ave Dr W
Bradenton, FL 34209
Information is subject to change –
Contact Julie Conway – 941-758-9454 ext 107
for additional Palma Sola Trace Villas Information.