Lower Southeast Florida Hurricane Evacuation Study Technical Assessment: A Summary for Broward County [open pdf - 16MB]
"One of the most hurricane vulnerable areas of the United States is the lower southeast coast of Florida. This area is comprised of Monroe County (the Florida Keys) and the mainland counties of Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. Historically, there have been many hurricanes which have affected this region, either directly or indirectly. This technical report is for the Broward County portion of the study area. The tracks of the primary storms affecting Broward County are shown on Figure 2-3, Chapter Two, Hazard Analysis. [...] The Lower Southeast Florida hurricane evacuation study is an update of the 1983 regional study for Monroe, Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties and is intended to provide emergency management officials with detailed data quantifying the major factors involved in hurricane evacuation decision making. This is a document that evaluates the evacuation procedures specifically for Broward County."
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://www.noaa.gov/