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Hurricane Katrina News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

September 1, 2005: morning

***The information below represents the best available information at the time of this release. Floridians are encouraged to contact their local authorities for additional information as it becomes available.***


Shelter totals reflect that general and special needs shelters may coincide.

  • 8 General Shelters, Population: 1,093
    • Escambia: 1 Shelters, Population 525
    • Okaloosa: 1 Shelter, Population 174
    • Washington: 1 Shelter, Population 40
    • Bay: 1 Shelter, Population 95
    • Leon: 1 Shelter, Population 104
    • Suwanee: 1 Shelter, Population 50
    • Duval: 1 Shelter, Population 65
    • Miami-Dade: 1 Shelter, Population 40
  • No patients currently in Special Needs Shelters

For additional information pertaining to shelters, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Law Enforcement and Military Support

Florida National Guard: 208

School Closures

  • All schools in Florida are now open.

Power Outages

See power briefing.


Road/Bridge Closures

Guf County

  • S.R. 31E (Stumphole)

  • All tolls have been reinstated

Airports Closed

  • All Florida airports are fully operational

Boil Water Notices

  • Escambia:
    Perdido Key
  • Santa Rosa:
    Navarre Beach
  • Gulf:
    Lighthouse Utilities on Cape San Blas north of Stumphole.
  • Miami-Dade:
    Redlands Mobile Home Park, SW 232 Street, Goulds
    KOA Miami South, SW 162 Ave, Miami
    Americana Village, SW 180 Ave ,Miami
    Jones Mobile Home Park, NW 185th Street, Miami
    Redlands Properties, 13620 Packing House Road, Princeton
    Silver Palm Mobile Home Park, SW 232 Street, Goulds

For county specific information pertaining to areas under boil water advisories, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Fatalities Confirmed by Medical Examiner

Total hurricane related fatalities confirmed statewide by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement:  11

  • Broward County: 6
  • Miami-Dade: 5

Federal Disaster Aid: FEMA-1602-DR

President Bush granted Florida a Presidential Disaster Declaration on August 28, 2005, providing Public Assistance for:

  • Broward
  • Miami-Dade

For more information, please visit www.FloridaDisaster.org.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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