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Hurricane Wilma News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2005
CONTACT: Public Information-ESF14 (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE WILMA STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET
October 31, 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.***

Shelters:

General Shelters: 18, Population: 1,496

  • Brevard: 1 Shelter, Population 56
  • Broward: 2 Shelters, Population 606
  • Hendry: 2 Shelters, Population 103
  • Lee: 1 Shelters, Population 64
  • Martin: 1 Shelter, Population 44
  • Miami-Dade: 1 Shelter, Population 109
  • Monroe: 2 Shelters, Population: 19
  • Palm Beach: 3 Shelters, Population 495

Special Needs Shelters: 2; Population: 33

  • Broward: 2, Population: 33

Food, Water and Ice: 102 Trucks shipped to Points of Distribution today:

  • Water: 41 Trucks
  • Ice:  33 Trucks
  • Food: 28 Trucks

Law Enforcement and Military Support

  • Florida National Guard: 2,577
  • Law Enforcement Officers: 1,026

Transportation

Airports:

CLOSED

  • Dade-Collier Training & Transition (TNT) *Not storm related
  • Miami Heliport (X48), Miami-Dade County
  • Shell Creek Airpark (F13), Charlotte County

Open for emergency or storm recovery flights only

  • Airglades, (21S), Hendry County
  • Labelle Municipal (X14), Hendry County
  • Homestead ARB (HST), Miami-Dade County

Ports:

  • Port Everglades: Open with some restrictions

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
    • Lighthouse Cove
    • Wingate Reserve Subdivision
    • Breezeway Trailer Park
  • Broward:
    • Coconut Creek
    • Ft. Lauderdale
    • Hillsboro Beach
    • North Lauderdale
    • Oakland Park
    • Port Everglades
    • Tamarac (East)
    • Wilton Manors
  • Charlotte:
    • I-75 Weigh Station
    • Babcock Wilderness Adventures
    • Cross Roads Wilderness Institute
    • Murdock Transportation Facility
    • Pelican Perch RV Park
  • Collier:
    • Bonita Bay East
    • Calusa Pines GC
    • Collier County Utilities (isolated areas)
    • Centerpoint Community Church
    • Childrens House
    • Cypress House
    • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
    • City of Naples
    • Goodland Water Company
    • Lee Cypress Co-Op
    • Marco Island Utilities
    • Naples
    • Port of the Islands
  • Glades:
    • Farm-Op (North and South Labor Camp)
    • Fisheating Creek Campground
    • Clewiston
    • City of Moore Haven and Water Dept.
    • Ortona Locks Campgrounds
    • River Oaks Utilities
    • The Loftis Corp.
    • Whisper RV park
  • Hendry:
    • A. Duda and Sons, Inc.
    • Clewiston
    • Oak Hammock
    • South Shore Water Assn.
    • US Sugar Water Plant
    • Wilson’s Labor Camp
  • Highlands:
    • Greenbriar Sod Farms
    • Lake Letta Mobile Home Court
    • Sun Pure
  • Indian River:
    • El Capitan Mobile Home Park
    • Riverview Trailer Park
    • Royal Oaks Mobile Home Park
    • Silverwood Trailer Park
    • Sunset Mobile Home Park
  • Lee:
    • Florida Farm Development Housing
    • Caloosahatchee Regional Park
    • Glade Haven
    • Temple Baptist Church and School
    • Yoder Bros. Live Oak Farm
  • Martin:
    • Indiantown Company
    • Portion of Hutchison Island
    • South Martin Regional (Laurel Lane only)
  • Miami-Dade:
    • Americana Village
    • Creative Year Day care
    • Everglades Academy and Youth Center
    • Jones Trailer Park
    • KOA South
    • Montessori Day School
    • Redland Middle School
    • Redland MHP
    • Silver palm MHP
    • Univ. of Fla. Tropical Research Center
  • Monroe:
    • Buttonwood Shores Subdivision in Key Largo
  • Okeechobee:
    • City of Okeechobee
  • Osceola County:
    • Cypress Grove
  • Palm Beach:
    • Delray Beach
    • Gramercy Park
    • Gulf Stream
    • Town of Highland Beach
    • Hypoluxo Village Mobile Home Park
    • Manalapan
    • Mangonia Park
    • Riviera Beach
    • Palm Beach Shores
    • South Bay

Fatalities Confirmed by Florida Department of Law Enforcement: 21

  • Broward: 5
  • Collier: 6
  • Hillsborough: 1
  • Miami-Dade: 3
  • Palm Beach: 3
  • St. Johns: 1
  • St. Lucie: 2

Hotlines for Emergency Information and Relief:

  • American Red Cross Information Hotline: 1-866-GET-INFO or 1-866-438-4636
  • Army Corps of Engineers Operation Blue Roof: 1-888-Roof-Blu
  • Elder Services Hotline: 1-800-963-5337
  • 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

Hotlines for Volunteers and Donations

  • Florida Hurricane Relief Fund: 1-800-825-3786 or visit www.flahurricane.org 
  • 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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