Alert Franklin & Alerts

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Alert Franklin

-Alert Franklin is a mass notification system that Franklin County Emergency Management has implemented.

-This system allows FCEM to send you a warning message to your phone, email or both.

-Once you create your account be sure to check your SUBSCRIPTIONS which tell the system what alerts you wish to receive.

-You can also download the Everbridge App on your Smart Phone for easier access.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office and we will be happy to assist you.


Download the EverBridge App on your smart phone or text the word “FRANKLINFL” to 888777 to anonymously sign up for Emergency Notifications.



August 30, 2023 7:00 AM

Hurricane Idalia Update

As hurricane Idalia is moving through our area, we ask that residents report any power outages or damages to their homes and businesses. To report power outages, call Duke Energy at 800-228-8485. To report any damages please email a description of your damages along with photos to

Please stay off the roads while the storm finishes passing through and be safe. Remember, DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH STANDING WATER OR OVER-DOWNED POWER LINES.

Road Obstruction and Closures

We are asking residents and visitors to avoid Nedley St, Sawyer St, and the SGI boat ramp due to washout from Hurricane Idalia. We also ask residents to use caution on Alligator Point Rd and Carnival Ln, there is a low hanging powerline.

Due to the water brought in from Hurricane Idalia and high tide, many roads over on Alligator Point are covered with water or have washed out. Please use caution while driving in this area. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH STANDING WATER, TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN.

Make sure to monitor the local news and Franklin County Emergency Management Facebook page for updates.


  • None at this time

Franklin County Road Conditions

  • Normal

Franklin County Bridge Conditions

  • Normal

Franklin County School Closures

  • Franklin County Schools will be closed on Tuesday 08/29/23 and Wednesday 08/30/23.

Franklin County Government Office Closures

  • Franklin County Government Offices will be closed on Wednesday 08/30/23.

Watches, Warning & Advisories

  • Franklin County is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning, Storm Surge Warning, and and parts of eastern Franklin County are under a Hurricane Warning.  
  • This could change at any time so we encourage you to continue to monitor Local Media, the National Weather Service, Alert Franklin Notifications and Franklin County Social Media.  For the latest Watches and Warnings Click Here