City of Gulf Shores

City of Gulf Shores is monitoring the potential weather situation associated with Hurricane Irma

The City of Gulf Shores is monitoring the potential weather situation. City officials urge residents to get a hurricane preparedness plan in place if they haven’t already done so. For resources to create your personal preparedness plan visit

Gulf Shores residents should have already received a hurricane re-entry decal for their vehicle. Business may also purchase re-entry placards. In the event of an emergency where areas of Gulf Shores are evacuated, these decals serve to identify those who should be allowed into restricted area(s) at the appropriate time.

Re-entry decals can be obtained by residents at City Hall 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Anyone wishing to obtain a re-entry decal must show proof of residency or property ownership in the form of a deed, lease or utility bill along with a valid driver’s license for identification.

In accordance to the City of Gulf Shores Resolution 5642-16, once a Hurricane Warning has been issued for the Gulf Shores Area, re-entry decals are no longer distributed to any residents, businesses or other entities.

To receive weather alerts issued by the City of Gulf Shores sign up at Citizens can select email and/or text alerts.

For the latest updates and advisories on the potential weather situation for Gulf Shores and the surrounding areas monitor your local media outlets, personal weather radios, or the National Weather Service at

City of Gulf Shores

Please Note: your decal may not have a 40 or 31 on it. These numbers are associated with emergency districts/ hurricane zones for the City of Gulf Shores and Fort Morgan Area. Click here to view.  

ICW North: 40, 41 & 42
ICW South: 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37

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