What Waffle House Means For Hurricanes

A Waffle House in Panama City Beach, Florida has shuttered up in advance of Hurricane Michael. You know something is serious when a Waffle House closes because they NEVER shut down. A news reporter featured the location right across from the beach in an update on the approaching hurricane. FEMA has something called the Waffle House Index. They look at operating conditions at the restaurants as a gauge of how an area will recover from a storm.

Waffle House’s goal is to re-open stores as soon as possible after storms. They say it represents a sense of normalcy after a weather event

Download X96's App

Join X96's email list for information about concerts, contests, and more!

* indicates required


  • X96

    X96 is Utah's Original Alternative. It is self-aware. It is ingrained. It plays bands like Panic! at the Disco, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Cure, and Muse. It's part of a healthy diet and it's why native Utahns are so stout and stalwart. Listen and become part of it and it will become part of you.

To Top