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Tropical Storm Alberto Statewide Response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2006
CONTACT: State Emergency Operations Center
                 Public Information-ESF14 (850) 921-0384

Tropical Storm Alberto
Statewide Briefing Sheet
as of 2:30 p.m., June 12, 2006

Hurricane Warning:

Hurricane warnings are in effect from Wakulla County (Ochlockonee River) south and eastward through Manatee County (Longboat Key).

Tropical Storm Warning:

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for all of Franklin County and Sarasota County

Tropical Storm Watch:

Tropical storm watches are in effect for Lee and Charlotte counties.

Mandatory Evacuations:

  • Citrus: West of U.S. 19 and 1.5 miles east of US 19
  • Franklin: Alligator Point and low-lying coastal areas.
  • Wakulla: Panacea, Ochlockonee Bay, St. Marks and low-lying coastal areas
  • Dixie: low-lying coastal areas
  • Levy: West of U.S. 19, including the cities of Inglis, Yankeetown, Hammock, Otter Creek and Rosewood.
  • Taylor: low-lying coastal areas from Aucilla River to Steinhatchee

Voluntary Evacuations:

  • Hernando
  • Pasco
  • Jefferson
  • Hillsborough: low-lying areas

Tolls Suspended:

No tolls suspended at this time.

Bridge Closures:

No bridge closures at this time.

Major Road Closures:

No major road closures at this time.

Shelters:

  • General Shelters 17 shelters on standby, Population: 0
  • Special Needs Shelters: 1, Population: 0

Hospitals:

No hospitals closed at this time.

Lake Okeechobee Level: 12.67 feet

Ports:

  • Port Everglades: Open
  • Tampa: Open
  • Jacksonville: Open
  • Panhandle Ports: Open

Deployed Personnel:

Florida National Guard: 7500 Guardsmen on standby

Last updated: June 13, 2006

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