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Walton County School District

Inclement Weather Plan

In the event of an emergency or inclement weather, a tropical storm or hurricane, the Walton County School District will announce school closings on this website, local radio, and television news media.


How can I get more information about a storm's impact on Walton County?

Emergency information will be posted to the Walton County Emergency Management Facebook page (, on their Twitter (@WaltonCountyEM) and to their webpage (during a large disaster).

Who would implement an evacuation in Walton County if needed?

Walton County Emergency Management in DeFuniak Springs, Florida (the county seat).

How long is Walton County's evacuation time?

We evacuate based on storm surge and not wind speed. That being said, evacuation times can change based upon the predicted storm surge.

Storm Surge