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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2005
CONTACT: ESF 14, Public Information (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA
STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET
October 26, 2005: afternoon

***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.***

Shelters:

General Shelters: 37, Population: 3,759

  • Brevard: 1 Shelters, Population 18
  • Broward: 7 Shelters, Population 782
  • Collier: 2 Shelters, Population 10
  • Glades: 2 Shelters, Population 53
  • Hendry: 3 Shelters, Population 104
  • Indian River: 1 Shelters, Population 27
  • Lee: 3 Shelters, Population 381
  • Martin: 2 Shelters Population 290
  • Miami-Dade: 4 Shelters, Population 445
  • Monroe: 4, Population: 0
  • Okeechobee: 2 Shelter, Population 15
  • Palm Beach: 4 Shelters, Population 1,520
  • St. Lucie: 2 Shelters, Population 114

Special Needs Shelters: 6; Population: 478

  • Broward: 2, Population: 139
  • Collier: 1, Population: 109
  • Palm Beach: 1, Population: 250

Food, Water and Ice: 1046 Trucks of Supplies shipped to Point of Distributions in impacted communities to date:

  • Water: 470 Trucks
  • Ice: 439 Trucks
  • Food: 127 Trucks

Law Enforcement and Military Support

  • Florida National Guard: 3,636
  • Law Enforcement Officers: 946

Power Outages

Transportation

Airports:

CLOSED

  • Key West International Airport (EYW)
  • Marco Island (MKY), Collier County
  • Marathon (MTH), Monroe County
  • Key West NAS (NQX), Monroe County
  • Dade-Collier Training & Transition (TNT)
  • Shell Creek Airpark (F13), Charlotte County
  • Everglades Airpark (X01), Collier County
  • Miami Heliport (X48), Miami-Dade County
  • North Perry (HWO), Broward County
  • Boca Raton (BCT), Palm Beach County
  • Ft Lauderdale Heliport (DT1), Broward Count
  • Opa Locka (OPF), Miami-Dade County,
  • Pompano Beach (PMP), Broward County

OPEN FOR EMERGENCY OR STORM RECOVERY FLIGHTS ONLY

  • Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL), Broward County
  • Ft Lauderdale Executive (FXE), Broward County, until further notice
  • Homestead ARB (HST), Miami-Dade County
  • Naples Municipal (APF), Collier County
  • Witham Field (SUA), Martin County, until further notice

Ports:

  • Port Everglades: Closed
  • Tampa: Normal summer operation
  • Jacksonville: Normal summer operation
  • Panhandle Ports: Normal summer operation

Tolls Suspended:

  • Florida Turnpike northbound and southbound from US-1 Florida City interchange in Miami-Dade to the Three Lakes toll plaza in Osceola
  • Sawgrass Expressway northbound and southbound
  • I-75 Alligator Alley eastbound and westbound

Boil Water Notices:

  • Brevard:
    • Micco (Summit Cove)
    • Snug Harbor
  • Broward:
    • Broadview Park
    • Dania Beach
    • Lauderhill
    • City of Coconut Creek
    • City of Hollywood
    • Lighthouse Point
    • Pompano Beach
    • Parkland
    • City of Tamarac
    • Deerfield Beach
    • Plantation
    • Ft. Lauderdale
    • Lauderdale Lakes
    • Lauderdale By The Sea
    • North Perry Airport
    • West Park
    • Pembroke Park
    • Wilton Manors
    • Oakland Park
    • City of Miramar
    • Unincorporated Broward County: Broward Blvd south to NW 25th Way on eastside, and NW 15th Court on northside, and NW 38th Avenue on westside.
    • Pembroke Park
    • Wilton Manors
    • Oakland Park
    • City of Miramar
  • Collier:
    • Collier County Utilities (isolated areas)
    • City of Naples
    • Orange Tree Water Utilities
    • Marco Island
    • Immokalee
  • Hendry/ Glades:
    • Clewiston
    • City of Moore Haven
  • Indian River:
    • El Capitan Mobile Home Park
    • Riverview Trailer Park
    • Royal Oaks Mobile Home Park
    • Silverwood Trailer Park
    • Sunset Mobile Home Park
  • Lee:
    • Bayshore Utility
    • Covered Wagon Trailer Park
    • Greater Pine Island Water Association
    • Oak Park Mobile Home Park
    • Oranage Harbor Mobile Home Park
  • Martin:
    • South Martin Regional (Laurel Lane only)
    • Indiantown Company
    • Portion of Hutchison Island
  • Miami-Dade:
    • City of Miami Beach
  • Monroe:
    • Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (entire Florida Keys)
    • City of Okeechobee
  • Palm Beach:
    • Belle Glade
    • Boca Raton
    • South Bay
    • Lake Worth
    • Delray Beach
    • Town of Highland Beach
    • City of West Palm Beach
    • Riviera Beach
    • Gulf Stream
    • Palm Beach Shores
    • Town of Palm Beach
    • South Palm Beach
    • Gramercy Park

Fatalities Confirmed by Florida Department of Law Enforcement: 10

  • Broward: 2
  • Collier: 2
  • Hillsborough: 1
  • Miami-Dade: 2
  • Palm Beach: 1
  • St. Johns: 1

Hotlines for Emergency Information and Relief:

  • FEMA Disaster Assistance Hotline: 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362), TTY: 1-800-462-7585, or visit www.fema.gov to register online
  • Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL):1-800-342-3557
  • American Red Cross Information Hotline: 1-866-GET-INFO or 1-866-438-4636
  • Elder Services Hotline: 1-800-963-5337

Hotlines for Volunteers and Donations

  • Florida Volunteer and Donations Hotline: 1-800-FLHELP1
  • American Red Cross Donations Hotline: 1-800-HELP-NOW or visit www.redcross.org
  • Salvation Army Donation Hotline: 1-800-725-2769

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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