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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 2:00 p.m., June 13, 2006

Mandatory Evacuations:

  • Citrus: All mobile home residents, all residents west of U.S. 19 and 1.5 miles east of US 19
  • Franklin: Lifted
  • Wakulla: Panacea, Ochlockonee Bay, St. Marks and all 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 and 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
  • Sumter: Mobile home residents

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 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 today: Dixie, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Levy, Madison, Marion, Pasco, Polk, Taylor.

The following community colleges are reporting closures today: Central Florida Community College Levy and Citrus campuses, Pasco-Hernando Community College, Santa Fe Community College, St. Petersburg College

The following Vocational rehabilitation offices are reporting closures: Citrus, Old Town

Shelters:

General Shelters: 6 shelters, Population: 153

Special Needs Shelters: 8, Population: 96

Hospitals:

No hospitals closed at this time.

Lake Okeechobee Level: 12.37 feet

Deployed Personnel:

Florida National Guard: 400 Guardsmen on duty

 

Last updated: June 13, 2006

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