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Tropical Storm Alberto Statewide Response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2006
CONTACT: State Emergency Operations Center
                 Public Information-ESF14 (850) 921-0384

Tropical Storm Alberto
Statewide Briefing Sheet
as of 9:00 a.m., June 13, 2006

Mandatory Evacuations:

  • Citrus: All mobile home residents, all residency west of U.S. 19 and 1.5
    miles east of US 19
  • Franklin: Lifted
  • Wakulla: Panacea, Ochlockonee Bay, St. Marks and low-lying coastal areas
  • Dixie: Mobile home residents and low-lying coastal areas
  • Levy: All mobile home residents county-wide; low-lying areas west of U.S.
    19, and the cities of Inglis, Yankeetown, Hammock, Otter Creek and
    Rosewood.
  • Taylor: Low-lying coastal areas

Voluntary Evacuations:

  • Gilchrist: Residents in low-lying areas
  • Hernando: Coastal areas, including Hernando Beach, Bayport, and Pine Island
  • Pasco: Coastal areas prone to flooding
  • Jefferson: Coastal areas
  • Hillsborough: Low-lying areas

Tolls Suspended:

No tolls suspended at this time.

Bridge Closures:

No bridge closures at this time. Citizens should call 511 or visit
fl511.com for up-to-date information.

Major Road Closures:

No major road closures at this time. Citizens should call 511 or visit
fl511.com for up-to-date information.

Commercial Airport Closures:

All open at this time.

School Closures:

  • The following districts are reporting closures: Dixie, Gadsden,
    Hillsborough, Levy, Madison, Marion, Pasco, Polk, Taylor.
  • The following community colleges are reporting closures: Pasco-Hernando
    Community College,
    Santa Fe Community College
  • The following Vocational rehabilitation offices are reporting closures:
    Citrus, Old Town

Shelters:

  • General Shelters 17 shelters, Population: 257
  • Special Needs Shelters: 12, Population: 107

Hospitals:

No hospitals closed at this time.

Lake Okeechobee Level: 12.37 feet

Deployed Personnel:

Florida National Guard: 7500 Guardsmen on standby, 90 Guardsmen on duty, 450 expected to be on duty by the end of the day.

Last updated: June 13, 2006

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