FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384
STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET
August 27, 2005: morning
***The information below represents the best available information at
the time of this release. Floridians are encouraged tcontact their
local authorities for additional information as it becomes available.***
The following evacuations still remain in effect:
For additional information pertaining to county evacuations, curfews
and re-entry, please contact the local county emergency operations
- Okaloosa: Voluntary Evacuation
- Santa Rosa: Voluntary Evacuation
Shelter totals reflect that general and special needs shelters may
- 3 Total Shelters: Population Total 237
- 3 General Shelters:
2 Special Needs Shelters: Population Total 8
- Shelters on standby in the Panhandle: 38
For additional information pertaining to shelters, please contact the
local county emergency operations center.
Florida National Guard: 950
See power briefing.
- State & Federal roads clear; and 97th Avenue and 836 (Dolphin Expwy)
- Florida's Turnpike tolls are now suspended from Florida City in
Miami-Dade County (milepost 1) north and south bound to the Okeechobee Road
(US 27) (milepost 34) in Miami-Dade County.
Public-use airports and military airfields reported as CLOSED:
- Dade-Collier Training and Transition (TNT)
Public-use and military airfields in Florida are being reported as
"OPEN" but have operational limitations:
- Kendall-Tamiami Executive (TMD), Miami-Dade County, Air Traffic
Control Tower closed until further notice.
- MacDill AFB (MCF), Hillsborough County, airport is open to
aircraft for official business only.
- None reported at this time.
For county specific information pertaining to areas under boil water
advisories, please contact the local county emergency operations center.
Total hurricane related fatalities confirmed statewide by the Florida
Department of Law Enforcement:
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